In what country is Sochi?

In what country is Sochi?

Sochi, also spelled Soči, city and resort area of Krasnodar kray (territory), southwestern Russia. The city stretches along the Black Sea coast at the foot of the western part of the main Caucasus mountain range. Winter scenery in the Krasnaya Polyana region of the western Caucasus Mountains, near Sochi, Russia.

What continent is Russia part of?


Is Krasnodar in Europe or Asia?


Krasnodar Краснодар
Krasnodar Location of Krasnodar Show map of Krasnodar Krai Show map of European Russia Show map of Europe Show all
Coordinates: 45°02′N 38°58′ECoordinates: 45°02′N 38°58′E
Country Russia
Federal subject Krasnodar Krai

Where is the line between Asia and Europe?

Ural Mountains
For most geographers today, the dividing line between Europe and Asia runs down the eastern edge of the Ural Mountains (in Russia), then along the Emba River (in Kazakhstan) to the shore of the Caspian Sea.

What are the 5 continents?

5 Continents An alternative five-continent model is the one adopted, among others, by the Olympic Charter, which excludes Antarctica as uninhabited and lists the following five: Africa, Europe, Asia, America, and Oceania (or Australia).

What are the 7 major continents?

A continent is one of Earth’s seven main divisions of land. The continents are, from largest to smallest: Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Antarctica, Europe, and Australia. When geographers identify a continent, they usually include all the islands associated with it.

Is Krasnodar in Russia or Ukraine?

Krasnodar Krai (Russian: Краснода́рский край) is a federal subject of Russia (a krai), located in the North Caucasus region in Southern Russia and administratively a part of the Southern Federal District. Its administrative center is the city of Krasnodar.

Why is Russia not considered part of Asia?

Most of Russia’s territory belongs to the Asian continent, but most of the country’s people reside in Europe. The historical heartland of Russia also lies in Europe. The country expanded its territory into Asia due to imperial conquests.

Is Russia the only country in two continents?

Russia is a transcontinental country, a state which is situated on more than one continent. Russia spans the northern part of the Eurasian continent, 77% of Russia’s area is in Asia, the western 23% of the country is located in Europe, European Russia occupies almost 40% of Europe’s total area.