Sochi is a city in Russia, located on the northeastern coast of the Black Sea (Black Sea coast of Russia) in the Krasnodar Territory, at a distance of 1623 km from Moscow. The administrative center of the municipality is the resort city of Sochi.
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Sochi is the largest resort city in Russia, an important transport hub, as well as a major economic and cultural center of the Russian Black Sea coast.
It is also unofficially 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.
In 2007 Sochi was elected the capital of the XXII Winter Olympic Games. On September 15, 2009 Sochi joined the World Union of Olympic Cities. During the preparation for the Olympics, 500 billion rubles were spent on the development of the city and its infrastructure.
In 2018, the city hosted the matches of the FIFA World Cup.