Geography, population and religion
The town of Mytischi is a city of the urban settlement Mytischi and the administrative center of the Mytischi municipal district , Moscow province , Russia , which lies to the northeast of Russia's capital Moscow, on the Yauza River and the MoscowYaroslavl railroad. The area of the urban settlement is 15 thousand hectares.
The town of Mytischi is comprised of 25 populated localities, namely the town of Mytischi, two settlements, seven communities and 15 villages. Its territory is inhabited with more than 180,000 people, 96 % of which is urban population and 4% rural. Mytischi is the largest transport, industrial, scientific, cultural and sporting center of the Moscow region.