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Olympics 8


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Olympics 8

  1. 1. Winter Olympics • By: Gracie Mae and Emily
  2. 2. Where Is Sochi? Sochi is located in Krasnodar Region in Russia’s South. It is situated between the Black Sea and the Caucasus Mountains just north of Russia’s border with Georgia. You can find it by looking at a map of Russia, identifying the Black Sea, and following the Black Sea Coast north from Georgia.
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  4. 4. What is Sochi Like? Climate - Sochi has a subtropical climate, but it still experiences winter. The 2014 winter Olympic games takes place in February, which means the temperature in Sochi during that time will average 40 degrees F.
  5. 5. Geography of Sochi Geography - Sochi is a resort city located in the Russian Federal Subject of Krasnodar Kari. Sochi stretches 90 miles along the sea and is considered one of the longest cities in Europe. The city of Sochi covers a total area of 1,352 sq. miles.
  6. 6. Culture Culture – Russian culture is rich, spanning centuries of Russian history. Russian culture encompasses art, food, traditions, literature, attit udes and more. Russian culture is visually stunning, from its colorful folk costumes to its elaborate religious symbols.
  7. 7. Common Food in Russia • Russian kebabs are called shashlyk. Like common kebabs , they can be a combination of meat and vegetables. • Pelmeni are pastry dumplings usually filled with meatballs. • Borshch is beet soup, and one of the most famous Russian traditional foods.
  8. 8. Government Vladimir Putin is the current President of Russia. He is a Russian politician who has served Russia since 1999.
  9. 9. Ancient Olympics: • The first Olympic Games were held in Olympia, Greece and can be traced back to 776 B.C. the games included were jumping, discus throw, wrestling, boxing, pankration which is a form a form of martial arts combining wrestling and boxing. Also there is equestrian events which included horse races and chariot races.
  10. 10. Modern Olympics: • There are 86 Winter Olympic games in the year 2014. Some of them are Speed Skating, Curling, Figure Skating, Ice Hockey, Cross Country Skating, Bobsleigh, and Ski Jumping.
  11. 11. References ussianfood.htm ident+of+Russia We got our backgrounds from Google images. i&ei=BRvUqDAM6nE8QHwuYHYAQ&ved=0CAQQqi4oA g