Sochi is a city in Russia, located on the north-eastern coast of the Black Sea (the Black Sea coast of Russia) in the Krasnodar Territory, at a distance of 1,700 km from Moscow.
Sochi is the largest resort city in Russia, an important transport hub, as well as a major economic and cultural center of the Black Sea coast of Russia.
Unofficially it is also called the summer, southern and resort «capital» of Russia. In 2012, Forbes magazine recognized Sochi as the best city for doing business in the country.
Sochi is also the longest city in Russia.
In 2007, Sochi was elected the capital of the XXII Winter Olympic Games. September 15, 2009 Sochi joined the World Union of Olympic cities.
In preparation for the Olympics, 500 billion rubles were spent on the development of the city and its infrastructure.
Sochi is a unique climatic zone. In Sochi, there is everything for recreation in winter and summer. In 2014, the Winter Olympics took place in Sochi. Sochi is one of the leaders of the tourism industry in Russia. Sochi is beautiful and diverse. In Sochi, everyone will find something for themselves.