Quick facts about Sochi

  • Area

    76,0 sq km

  • Location

    Sochi is a big resort area stretching for 145 km along the Black Sea coast, in the shadow of the Caucasus Mountains.

  • Geographic coordinates

    43 50 N, 39 40 E

  • Population

    approx 329,000 (2005 est.)

  • Foundation


  • Climate

    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 Offset

    UTC/GMT + 3 hours

  • Area code


  • Major attractions

    Dendrarium, Bolshoi Theater, Artistic museum of Sochi

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