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About Sochi

Sochi (Russian: Сочи) is the largest resort city in Russia. The city is situated on the Sochi River, along the Black Sea in Southern Russia, with a population of 466,078 residents, and up to 600,000 residents in the urban area. The city covers an area of 176.77 km2, while the Greater Sochi Area covers over 3502 km2. Sochi stretches across 145 km, and is the longest city in Europe, the fifth-largest city in the Southern Federal District, the second-largest city in Krasnodar Krai, and the sixth-largest city on the Black Sea.

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Frequently asked questions

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It is currently 2:44 PM in Sochi. Sochi uses Russia TZ 2 Standard Time and also supports Russia TZ 2 Daylight Time.