Coat of arms

Sochi

Essentials

Sochi is Russia's most famous sub-tropical resort on the Black Sea as well as being the venue of the 2014 Winter Olympics.

Sochi


Basic facts
Name in Russian Сочи
Status Resort-city municipality in the Krasnodar Territory
Location On the Black Sea and the River Sochi
Distance 300km south-east of Krasnodar, 1,630km south of Moscow
Time Zone Moscow Time
Population 399,673 people (2014)
Founded 1838
Official Website http://sochiadm.ru/