6 Facts About Sochi

1. In 2014, Sochi became the first city with a subtropical climate which held the Winter Olympics.

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2. In 1993, Sochi acquired the status of a federal resort.

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3. All the new sites and post offices in Sochi were opened during the Olympics until late night 7 days a week, and employees were trained to speak English.

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4. The City of Sochi covers a total area of 1,352 square miles.

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5. On July 4, 2007, Sochi was announced as the host city of the 2014 Winter Games, edging out Pyeongchang, South Korea and Salzburg, Austria.

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6. The biggest rivers in Sochi are the Mzymta, which is in fact the longest Black Sea tributary in Russia, and the Shakhe.

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