Sochi has a unique importance due to its site on the border between Georgia and Russia
The famous city of Sochi is located in Krasnodar Kari, Russia. Its total area is 3,526 square kilometers. And total population of 343,334, according to a population census of 2010.
Facts about the City of Sochi
The city is divided into four districts: Adlersky City, Lazarevsky City, Khostinsky City and Tsentralny City.
Sochi lies near Caucasian River. The city serves a a main port for Russia. River cruise trips are also very famous here.
The city is 844 miles away from the Russian capital, Moscow.
Climate of Sochi
The area has subtropical climate. The winters are from December to March. Winters have an average temperature of 11° at day and 4° at night. Summers are warm here. Average temperature is 24° at day time and falls to 16° at night in summers. Summers stay from March to October in Sochi.
Education in Sochi
Sochi State University is the educational center of the city. The city also has many sports training centers.
Economy of Sochi
Tourism sector is the economic backbone of this city. Sochi is known in the world for hosting XXII Olympics Winter Games with XI Paralympics Winter Games. The coming one is Russian Formula1 Grand Prix. These international events have served a lot towards the economic strength of this city.
Places to Visit in Sochi
The city is also known for grand resorts for tourists. Worth seeing places are Michael Archangel Catheredral Church, the Red Granite Archangel Column, Sochi’s Botanical Garden, Rivera Park and Lake Ritsa.