Yeisk [Єйськ; Jejs'k; Russian: Ейск; Eisk]. Map: VII-19. A city (2019 pop 83,053) located at the Yeisk Estuary on the Sea of Azov and a raion center in Krasnodar krai, Russian Federation. It has a port, which exports grain and fish, a large machine building and metalworking industry, and a popular health resort. According to the 1926 census, Ukrainians represented 42 percent of the city’s population and 74 percent of the raion’s population. In 2019 only 2,169 of the city’s inhabitants (2.47 percent of the population) identified themselves as Ukrainians.
[This article was updated in 2020.]