Sochi Tourism

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Sochi (Russian: Со́чи; IPA: [ˈsotɕɪ] ) is a city in Krasnodar Krai, Russia, located on the Black Sea coast near the border between Georgia/Abkhazia and Russia. The Greater Sochi area, which includes territories and localities subordinated to Sochi proper, has a total area of 3,526 square kilometers (1,361 sq mi) and sprawls for 145 kilometers (90 mi) along the shores of the Black Sea near the Caucasus Mountains. The area of the city proper is 176.77 square kilometers (68.25 sq mi). According to the 2010 Census, the city had a permanent population of 343,334, up from 328,809 recorded in the 2002 Census, making it Russia's largest resort city. Being part of the Caucasian Riviera, it is one of the very few places in Russia with a subtropical climate, with warm to hot summers and mild winters. With the alpine and Nordic events held at the nearby ski resort of Roza Khutor in Krasnaya Polyana, Sochi hosted the XXII Olympic Winter Games and XI Paralympic Winter Games in 2014, as well as the Russian Formula 1 Grand Prix from 2014 until at least 2020. It will also be one of the host cities for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

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Facts and Stats for Sochi*

  • Pollution Statistics in Sochi

    Know the pollution level of Sochi before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 20.83 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 29.17 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 33.33 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 29.17 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 8.33 (Very Low)
  • Sochi: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Sochi for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Sochi.

    • Burglary and Theft 33.33 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 35 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 13.89 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 67.5 (High)
    • Car Stealing 47.5 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 57.5 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 33.33 (Low)
    • Drug offense 27.78 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 82.5 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 60 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 27.78 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 45 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 25 (Low)
  • Living in Sochi - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Sochi is 149.57 (High)

    • Safety Index 63.99 (High)
    • Climate Index 91.24 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 20.69 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 20 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 42.39 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 63.89 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 17.89 (Very High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 29.4 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Sochi

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Sochi

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.03 USD
    • International Movie per seat 5.9 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 35.4 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 79.23 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 87.1 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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  • Duration: 3 hour

    This is a sightseeing tour of Sochi, the Florida of Russia, but cheaper. It is famous for its subtropical vegetation, hotels ..

  • Duration: 6 hour

    During the excursion to Rosa Khutor, you will visit the ski slopes. Plus, you'll see a town where you can see the different z..

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