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Sochi, February 2020.
Sochi is the largest resort city in Russia. The city is situated along the Black Sea in Southern Russia, with a population of 443,562 residents, up to 600,000 residents in the urban area. The city proper covers an area of 176.77 square kilometers (68.25 sq mi), while the Greater Sochi Area covers over 3,502 square kilometers (1,352 sq mi). Sochi stretches across 145 kilometers (90 mi), 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. Being a 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 Rosa Khutor in Krasnaya Polyana, Sochi hosted the XXII Olympic Winter Games and XI Paralympic Winter Games in 2014, as well as the Formula 1 Russian Grand Prix from 2014 until at least 2020. It was also one of the host cities for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
Sochi, May 2019.
Marine Station is a station complex Port of Sochi in the central region of Sochi, Krasnodar Krai, Russia.
The building was built in 1955. The authors of the project were the architects Karo Halabyan and Leonid Karlik.
It is an architectural monument of federal significance. In the center of the building is topped by a tower with a spire, made of polished stainless steel. The height of its 71 meters. Over the three-tiered tower sculptural pieces authored by the famous sculptor Valentin Ingal. They represent the four seasons and the four cardinal points. In front of the sea port – a fountain with a statue of the goddess navigation.
Sochi, January 2021
Sochi, November 2018.
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Sochi, November 2020.