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Sochi (Scots)
Сочи (Roushie)
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Location o Krasnodar Krai in Roushie
Sochi is located in Krasnodar Krai
Sochi
Sochi
Location o Sochi in Krasnodar Krai
Coordinates: 43°35′07″N 39°43′13″E / 43.58528°N 39.72028°E / 43.58528; 39.72028Coordinates: 43°35′07″N 39°43′13″E / 43.58528°N 39.72028°E / 43.58528; 39.72028
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Admeenistrative status (as o May 2013)
Kintra Roushie
Federal subject Krasnodar Krai
Admeenistratively subordinatit tae Ceety o Sochi[1]
Admeenistrative center o Ceety o Sochi[1]
Municipal status (as o June 2009)
Urban okrug Sochi Urban Okrug[2]
Admeenistrative centre o Sochi Urban Okrug[2]
Head[3] Anatoly Pakhomov[3]
Representative body Ceety Assembly[citation needit]
Statistics
Aurie (ceety) (January 2008) 176.77 km2 (68.25 sq mi)[4]
Population (2010 Census,
preliminary)
343,334 inhabitants[5]
Rank in 2010 52nd
Densitie 1,942 /km2 (5,030 /sq mi)[6]
Time zone MSK (UTC+04:00)[7]
Founded 1838[8][9]
Previous names Dakhovsky (until 1896)[10]
Postal code(s) 354000, 354002–354004, 354008–354010, 354013, 354014, 354018, 354019, 354022, 354024, 354025, 354030, 354031, 354033, 354036, 354037, 354039, 354053–354055, 354057, 354059, 354061, 354065–354068, 354071, 354073, 354084, 354099, 354200, 354202–354214, 354216–354218, 354220, 354226, 354231, 354233, 354299, 354340, 354346, 354348, 354349, 354354, 354355, 354364, 354380, 354382, 354383, 354399, 993501[citation needit]
Dialin code(s) +7 8622[citation needit]
Offeecial wabsteid
Sochi is on the northeast coast o the Black Sea

Sochi (Roushie: Сочи; IPA: [ˈsotɕɪ]) is a ceety in Krasnodar Krai, Roushie, situatit juist north o Roushie's border wi the de facto independent republic o Abkhazie,[notes 1] on the Black Sea coast. Greater Sochi sprawls for 145 kilometers (90 mi) alang the shores o the Black Sea near the Caucasus Mountains. Accordin tae the 2010 Census, the ceety haed a permanent population o 343,334;[5] up from 328,809 recorded in the 2002 Census,[11] makkin it Roushie's lairgest resort ceety.

Sochi will host the XXII Olympic Winter Gemmes an XI Paralympic Winter Gemmes in 2014, as well as the Roushie Formula 1 Grand Prix frae 2014 til at least 2020.[12][13] It is also ane o the host ceeties for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

Sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Sochi haes been twinned wi the followin ceeties:

Notes[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Abkhazie's status is disputit. It considers itself tae be an independent state, but this is recognised bi anly a few ither kintras. The Georgie govrenment an maist o the warld's ither states consider Abkhazia de jure a pairt o Georgia's territory. In Georgie's offeecial subdiveesion it is an autonomous republic, whose govrenment sits in exile in Tbilisi.

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Explanatory notes
Citations
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Registry of the Administrative-Territorial Units of Krasnodar Krai
  2. 2.0 2.1 Law #679-KZ
  3. 3.0 3.1 Official website of Sochi (Roushie)
  4. Городское Собрание Сочи. Решение №89 от 14 июля 2009 г. «Об утверждении генерального плана городского округа города Сочи». Вступил в силу со дня опубликования. (City Assembly of Sochi. Decision #89 of July 14, 2009 On the Adoption of the General Plan of the Urban Okrug of the City of Sochi. Effective as of the publication date.).
  5. 5.0 5.1 "Всероссийская перепись населения 2010 года. Том 1" [2010 All-Russian Population Census, vol. 1)]. Всероссийская перепись населения 2010 года (2010 All-Russia Population Census) (in Russian). Federal State Statistics Service. 2011. Retrieved June 29, 2012. 
  6. The value of density was calculated automatically by dividing the 2010 Census population by the area specified in the infobox. Please note that this value may not be accurate as the area specified in the infobox does not necessarily correspond to the area of the entity proper or is reported for the same year as the population.
  7. Правительство Российской Федерации. Постановление №725 от 31 августа 2011 г. «О составе территорий, образующих каждую часовую зону, и порядке исчисления времени в часовых зонах, а также о признании утратившими силу отдельных Постановлений Правительства Российской Федерации». Вступил в силу по истечении 7 дней после дня официального опубликования. Опубликован: "Российская Газета", №197, 6 сентября 2011 г. (Government of the Russian Federation. Resolution #725 of August 31, 2011 On the Composition of the Territories Included into Each Time Zone and on the Procedures of Timekeeping in the Time Zones, as Well as on Abrogation of Several Resolutions of the Government of the Russian Federation. Effective as of after 7 days following the day of the official publication.).
  8. Exposition of the Historical Museum of Sochi, partly reflected in Russian in История Сочи (History of Sochi) at the official cite of the city
  9. Great Soviet Encyclopedia. Entry on Sochi (Roushie)
  10. Сочи in the Great Soviet Encyclopedia (Roushie)
  11. "Численность населения России, субъектов Российской Федерации в составе федеральных округов, районов, городских поселений, сельских населённых пунктов – районных центров и сельских населённых пунктов с населением 3 тысячи и более человек" [Population of Russia, its federal districts, federal subjects, districts, urban localities, rural localities—administrative centers, and rural localities with population of over 3,000]. Всероссийская перепись населения 2002 года (All-Russia Population Census of 2002) (in Russian). Federal State Statistics Service. May 21, 2004. Retrieved February 9, 2012. 
  12. Sochi hosts 2014 Winter Olympics BBC Sport, July 4, 2007
  13. PM Putin confirms Russian GP for 2014 GPUpdate, October 15, 2010
  14. Twin town of Sochi (Russia). cheltenham.gov.uk
  15. Website of the President of France. Elysee.fr. Retrieved on 2012-07-26.
  16. Gemellaggi. Official website of Rimini
  17. "Tiesitkö, että" (in Finnish) in Ee-mail, January 2007, p. 6. espoo.fi
  18. Sister Cities information obtained from [[Sister Cities International][deid airtin]]], Inc. (SCI), Retrieved 5 July 2007
  19. 19.0 19.1 19.2 Official website of Sochi (international). The page spotlights similarities of the twin towns to Sochi in that all of them are "summer resorts".
  20. "Греческий Волос и российский Сочи стали городами-побратимами". Interfax. 26 May 2005. Archived from the original on September 30, 2007. Retrieved July 8, 2007. 
Sources
  • Департамент по взаимодействию с правоохранительными органами администрации Краснодарского края. Справочная информация №20-2969/11-03 от 9 декабря 2011 г. «Выписка из реестра административно-территориальных единиц Краснодарского края». (Department of Cooperation with the Public Safety Organs of the Administration of Krasnodar Krai. Reference Information #20-2969/11-03 of December 9, 2001 Excerpt from the Registry of the Administrative-Territorial Units of Krasnodar Krai. ).
  • Законодательное Собрание Краснодарского края. Закон №679-КЗ от 1 апреля 2004 г. «Об установлении границ муниципального образования город-курорт Сочи и наделении его статусом городского округа», в ред. Закона №1756-КЗ от 3 июня 2009 г «О внесении изменений в некоторые законодательные акты Краснодарского края об установлении границ муниципальных образований». Вступил в силу со дня официального опубликования. Опубликован: "Кубанские новости", №64–65, 17 апреля 2004 г. (Legislative Assembly of Krasnodar Krai. Law #679-KZ of April 1, 2004 On Establishing the Borders of the Municipal Formation of the Resort City of Sochi and on Granting It Urban Okrug Status, as amended by the Law #1756-KZ of June 3, 2009 On Amending Various Legislative Acts of Krasnodar Krai on Establishing the Borders of the Municipal Formations. Effective as of the day of the official publication.).
  • Journal of a residence in Circassia during the years 1837, 1838, and 1839 – Bell, James Stanislaus

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