Krasnaya Polyana, Sochi, Krasnodar Krai

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Krasnaya Polyana (Гәбаадәы, Gwbaadwy;, ‘atquaj) is an urban locality (an urban-type settlement) in Krasnopolyansky Settlement Okrug, which is under the administrative jurisdiction of Adlersky City District of the City of Sochi in Krasnodar Krai, Russia.wikipedia
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Krasnaya Polyana (Гәбаадәы, Gwbaadwy;, ‘atquaj) is an urban locality (an urban-type settlement) in Krasnopolyansky Settlement Okrug, which is under the administrative jurisdiction of Adlersky City District of the City of Sochi in Krasnodar Krai, Russia. The lift-served summit climbs to 2320 m, giving a vertical drop of over a mile at 1760 m. The resort hosted the Alpine and Nordic events of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, having previously hosted World Cup alpine events from February 2012, two years earlier and is also the ashes of Canadian skier Sarah Burke were spread.
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 Russian Formula 1 Grand Prix from 2014 until at least 2020.

Rosa Khutor Alpine Resort

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Located in the Western Caucasus, it is home to the new Rosa Khutor alpine ski resort, with a base elevation of 560 m along the Mzymta River, 39 km from its influx into the Black Sea in Adlersky City District of Sochi.
The Rosa Khutor Alpine Resort is an alpine ski resort in Krasnodar Krai, Russia, located at the Aibga Ridge of the Western Caucasus along the Roza Khutor plateau near Krasnaya Polyana.

2014 Winter Olympics

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The lift-served summit climbs to 2320 m, giving a vertical drop of over a mile at 1760 m. The resort hosted the Alpine and Nordic events of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, having previously hosted World Cup alpine events from February 2012, two years earlier and is also the ashes of Canadian skier Sarah Burke were spread.
The events were held around two clusters of new venues: an Olympic Park constructed in Sochi's Imeretinsky Valley on the coast of the Black Sea, with Fisht Olympic Stadium, and the Games' indoor venues located within walking distance, and snow events in the resort settlement of Krasnaya Polyana.

Adlersky City District

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Krasnaya Polyana (Гәбаадәы, Gwbaadwy;, ‘atquaj) is an urban locality (an urban-type settlement) in Krasnopolyansky Settlement Okrug, which is under the administrative jurisdiction of Adlersky City District of the City of Sochi in Krasnodar Krai, Russia.
The district covers an area of 1352 km2 and has under its jurisdiction a network of mountain auls, the Estonian colony at Estosadok, and the ski resort of Krasnaya Polyana which hosted the snow events (alpine and Nordic) of the 2014 Winter Olympics.

Mzymta River

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Located in the Western Caucasus, it is home to the new Rosa Khutor alpine ski resort, with a base elevation of 560 m along the Mzymta River, 39 km from its influx into the Black Sea in Adlersky City District of Sochi.
Krasnaya Polyana

Russo-Circassian War

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In 1864, the area was the scene, significant in Circassian history, of the last battles of the Russian–Circassian War.
In 1869 the place was settled by Russians and named Krasnaya Polyana.

Estosadok

The new settlers were ethnically diverse, including not only Russians, but also Greeks from Stavropol and Estonians, who colonized Estosadok, now a ski resort 4 km upstream on the Mzymta.
Estosadok, sometimes spelled Esto-Sadok or Estosadoc (Э́стосадо́к or Э́сто-Садо́к; Eesti Aiake, lit. Little Estonian Garden) is a rural locality (a selo) under the administrative jurisdiction of Adlersky City District of the City of Sochi in Krasnodar Krai, Russia, located on the Mzymta River, 4 km upstream from Krasnaya Polyana.

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Krasnaya Polyana (Гәбаадәы, Gwbaadwy;, ‘atquaj) is an urban locality (an urban-type settlement) in Krasnopolyansky Settlement Okrug, which is under the administrative jurisdiction of Adlersky City District of the City of Sochi in Krasnodar Krai, Russia.

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Krasnaya Polyana (Гәбаадәы, Gwbaadwy;, ‘atquaj) is an urban locality (an urban-type settlement) in Krasnopolyansky Settlement Okrug, which is under the administrative jurisdiction of Adlersky City District of the City of Sochi in Krasnodar Krai, Russia.

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Krasnaya Polyana (Гәбаадәы, Gwbaadwy;, ‘atquaj) is an urban locality (an urban-type settlement) in Krasnopolyansky Settlement Okrug, which is under the administrative jurisdiction of Adlersky City District of the City of Sochi in Krasnodar Krai, Russia.

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Krasnaya Polyana (Гәбаадәы, Gwbaadwy;, ‘atquaj) is an urban locality (an urban-type settlement) in Krasnopolyansky Settlement Okrug, which is under the administrative jurisdiction of Adlersky City District of the City of Sochi in Krasnodar Krai, Russia.

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Krasnaya Polyana (Гәбаадәы, Gwbaadwy;, ‘atquaj) is an urban locality (an urban-type settlement) in Krasnopolyansky Settlement Okrug, which is under the administrative jurisdiction of Adlersky City District of the City of Sochi in Krasnodar Krai, Russia.

Western Caucasus

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Located in the Western Caucasus, it is home to the new Rosa Khutor alpine ski resort, with a base elevation of 560 m along the Mzymta River, 39 km from its influx into the Black Sea in Adlersky City District of Sochi.

Alpine skiing

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Located in the Western Caucasus, it is home to the new Rosa Khutor alpine ski resort, with a base elevation of 560 m along the Mzymta River, 39 km from its influx into the Black Sea in Adlersky City District of Sochi.

Ski resort

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Located in the Western Caucasus, it is home to the new Rosa Khutor alpine ski resort, with a base elevation of 560 m along the Mzymta River, 39 km from its influx into the Black Sea in Adlersky City District of Sochi.

Elevation

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Located in the Western Caucasus, it is home to the new Rosa Khutor alpine ski resort, with a base elevation of 560 m along the Mzymta River, 39 km from its influx into the Black Sea in Adlersky City District of Sochi.

Black Sea

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Located in the Western Caucasus, it is home to the new Rosa Khutor alpine ski resort, with a base elevation of 560 m along the Mzymta River, 39 km from its influx into the Black Sea in Adlersky City District of Sochi.

FIS Alpine Ski World Cup

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The lift-served summit climbs to 2320 m, giving a vertical drop of over a mile at 1760 m. The resort hosted the Alpine and Nordic events of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, having previously hosted World Cup alpine events from February 2012, two years earlier and is also the ashes of Canadian skier Sarah Burke were spread.

2011–12 FIS Alpine Ski World Cup

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The lift-served summit climbs to 2320 m, giving a vertical drop of over a mile at 1760 m. The resort hosted the Alpine and Nordic events of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, having previously hosted World Cup alpine events from February 2012, two years earlier and is also the ashes of Canadian skier Sarah Burke were spread.

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The lift-served summit climbs to 2320 m, giving a vertical drop of over a mile at 1760 m. The resort hosted the Alpine and Nordic events of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, having previously hosted World Cup alpine events from February 2012, two years earlier and is also the ashes of Canadian skier Sarah Burke were spread.

Fern

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Red Glade) was given by the Greek settlers in 1878 because of the thick overgrowth of fern, the leaves of which had a reddish-brown color in fall.

Dolmen

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Although the vicinity is rich in prehistoric dolmens and contains ruins of about twenty medieval forts, the settlement first appears in recorded history in 1835, when a Russian spy, Baron Fyodor Tornau, visited the Sadz Abkhazian village of Artquaj in the guise of a Circassian mountaineer.

Sadz

Although the vicinity is rich in prehistoric dolmens and contains ruins of about twenty medieval forts, the settlement first appears in recorded history in 1835, when a Russian spy, Baron Fyodor Tornau, visited the Sadz Abkhazian village of Artquaj in the guise of a Circassian mountaineer.

Abkhazians

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Although the vicinity is rich in prehistoric dolmens and contains ruins of about twenty medieval forts, the settlement first appears in recorded history in 1835, when a Russian spy, Baron Fyodor Tornau, visited the Sadz Abkhazian village of Artquaj in the guise of a Circassian mountaineer.

Circassians

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Although the vicinity is rich in prehistoric dolmens and contains ruins of about twenty medieval forts, the settlement first appears in recorded history in 1835, when a Russian spy, Baron Fyodor Tornau, visited the Sadz Abkhazian village of Artquaj in the guise of a Circassian mountaineer.