Kyshtym is a longstanding city of South Urals, situated in Chelyabinsk area. It is known with its both metallurgical and mining manufacturing enterprises since the 17th century. The city is situated on the line between Europe and Asia, at the Eastern sides of Ural Mountains, near district centers Yekaterinburg and Chelyabinsk.
Kystym is an industrial city. There are several manufactories of heavy and light industry in there. Besides branches of South Ural State University and South Ural Institute of Management and Economics are acting in the city.
The population of the city is more than 40, 000 people following the population census of 2005.
Kyshtym photos here.