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So, What And Where Is Sochi, Anyway?

With a controversial Winter Olympics six months away, let's get to know the host city.

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Sochi has a humid, sub-tropical climate, which is comparable to this area of the U.S.

Sochi's average temperature during the day in the winter is a mild 52 degrees, and in the summer it averages out at 75 degrees.

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(The gold medals in seven events will actually include parts of the metor that struck Chelyabinsk in February.)

These events are the men’s 1,500-meter speedskating, the women’s 1,000 and men’s 1,500 short track, the women’s cross-country skiing relay, the men’s K-125 ski jump, the women’s super giant slalom and the men’s skeleton.