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Sochi (Scots)
Сочи (Roushie)
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Location o Krasnodar Krai in Roushie
Sochi is located in Krasnodar Krai
Location of 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
Coat of Arms of Sochi (Krasnodar krai).svg
Flag of Sochi (Krasnodar krai).svg
Coat o airms
Admeenistrative status (as o May 2013)
Kintra Roushie
Federal subject Krasnodar Krai
Admineestratively subordinated tae Ceety o Sochi[1]
Admeenistrative centre 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]
Aurie (ceety) (January 2008) 176.77 km2 (68.25 sq mi)[4]
Population (2010 Census) 343,334 indwallers[5]
Rank in 2010 52nd
Density 1,942/km2 (5,030/sq mi)[6]
Time zone MSK (UTC+03:00)[7]
Foondit 1838[8][9]
Previous names Dakhovsky (until 1896)[10]
Postal code(s)[11] 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
Dialin code(s) +7 8622[citation needit]
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Sochi is on the northeast coast o the Black Sea

Sochi (Roushie: Сочи) 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,[12] 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.[13][14] It is also ane o the host ceeties for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

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Sochi haes been twinned wi the followin ceeties:

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  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
  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[[Category:Airticles conteenin non-Scots-leid text]]" [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.  URL–wikilink conflict (help)
  6. The value of density was calculated automatically by dividing the 2010 Census population bi the aurie specified in the infobox. Please note that this value mey nae be accurate as the aurie specified in the infobox daes nae necessarily correspond tae the aurie o the entity proper or is reportit for the same year as the population.
  7. Правительство Российской Федерации. Федеральный закон №107-ФЗ от 3 июня 2011 г. «Об исчислении времени», в ред. Федерального закона №248-ФЗ от 05 апреля 2016 г. «О внесении изменений в Федеральный закон "Об исчислении времени"». Вступил в силу по истечении шестидесяти дней после дня официального опубликования (6 августа 2011 г.). Опубликован: "Российская газета", №120, 6 июня 2011 г. (Government of the Russian Federation. Federal Law #107-FZ of June 31, 2011 On Calculating Time, as amended by the Federal Law #248-FZ of April 05, 2016 On Amending Federal Law "On Calculating Time". Effective as of after sixty 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. Почта России. Информационно-вычислительный центр ОАСУ РПО. (Russian Post). Поиск объектов почтовой связи (Postal Objects Search) (Roushie)
  12. "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[[Category:Airticles conteenin non-Scots-leid text]]" [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.  URL–wikilink conflict (help)
  13. Sochi hosts 2014 Winter Olympics BBC Sport, July 4, 2007
  14. PM Putin confirms Russian GP for 2014 GPUpdate, October 15, 2010
  15. Twin town of Sochi (Russia).
  16. Website of the President of France. Retrieved on 2012-07-26.
  17. Gemellaggi. Official website of Rimini
  18. "Tiesitkö, että" (in Finnish) in Ee-mail, January 2007, p. 6.
  19. Sister Cities information obtained from [[Sister Cities International][deid airtin]]], Inc. (SCI), Retrieved 5 July 2007
  20. 20.0 20.1 20.2 Official website of Sochi (international). The page spotlights similarities of the twin towns to Sochi in that all of them are "summer resorts".
  21. "Греческий Волос и российский Сочи стали городами-побратимами". Interfax. 26 May 2005. Archived frae the original on September 30, 2007. Retrieved July 8, 2007. 
  • 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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