The 2014 Winter Olympics begin in Sochi next week and a new compilation of images posted to the Internet reveal the dramatic transformation of the mid-sized resort city into a premiere Olympic venue.

Satellite images snapped by Google and DigitalGlobe show how $50 billion morphed the seaside resort town into a location equipped with an Olympic stadium, village for athletes, arenas and media center, according to Canada.com.

Time Lapse Shows Sochi Transform From Mid Size Resort City Into Olympic Venue

A reported $50 billion has been spent transforming Sochi from a resort town into an Olympic venue. (Image source: Google Images and DigitalGlobe)

April 2005:
Time Lapse Shows Sochi Transform From Mid Size Resort City Into Olympic Venue

A reported $50 billion has been spent transforming Sochi from a resort town into an Olympic venue. (Image source: Google Images and DigitalGlobe)

September 2007:
Time Lapse Shows Sochi Transform From Mid Size Resort City Into Olympic Venue

A reported $50 billion has been spent transforming Sochi from a resort town into an Olympic venue. (Image source: Google Images and DigitalGlobe)

March 2010:
Time Lapse Shows Sochi Transform From Mid Size Resort City Into Olympic Venue

A reported $50 billion has been spent transforming Sochi from a resort town into an Olympic venue. (Image source: Google Images and DigitalGlobe)

September 2011:
Time Lapse Shows Sochi Transform From Mid Size Resort City Into Olympic Venue

A reported $50 billion has been spent transforming Sochi from a resort town into an Olympic venue. (Image source: Google Images and DigitalGlobe)

March 2013:
Time Lapse Shows Sochi Transform From Mid Size Resort City Into Olympic Venue

A reported $50 billion has been spent transforming Sochi from a resort town into an Olympic venue. (Image source: Google Images and DigitalGlobe)

November 2013:
Time Lapse Shows Sochi Transform From Mid Size Resort City Into Olympic Venue

A reported $50 billion has been spent transforming Sochi from a resort town into an Olympic venue. (Image source: Google Images and DigitalGlobe)

January 2014:
Time Lapse Shows Sochi Transform From Mid Size Resort City Into Olympic Venue

A reported $50 billion has been spent transforming Sochi from a resort town into an Olympic venue. (Image source: Google Images and DigitalGlobe)

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