76,0 sq km
Sochi is a big resort area stretching for 145 km along the Black Sea coast, in the shadow of the Caucasus Mountains.
43 50 N, 39 40 E
approx 329,000 (2005 est.)
The average air temperature in summer is +26,5°C, the average water temperature is +24,5°C. During Sochi «winter» the average air temperature is +9°-10°C.
UTC/GMT + 3 hours
Dendrarium, Bolshoi Theater, Artistic museum of Sochi