coldest inhabited place on Earth

Arrival - Welcome to the coldest inhabited place in the world!

Location - This is the city of Oymyakon, which is located in the Sakha Republic, Russia.

Oymyakon - The territory is part of Siberia, a region well-known for its low temperatures.

Population - Oymyakon has a little more than 900 inhabitants.

Temperature - In winter it is usual for temperatures to reach as low as -58°F (-50°C).

Vehicles - For vehicles to work, heaters are used to increase the temperature in car garages.

Frozen cemeteries - If someone dies in the city, before the funeral, the ice must be melted, because it is practically impossible to dig into the frozen ground.

Harsh winter - The local resident added that the cold is so intense that his dog once got his tongue stuck in a barrel of water.

History - These cold temperatures are not a recent phenomenon. Oymyakon has been registering very low temperatures for some time.

Record - According to The Weather Channel, the lowest temperature on record dates back to 1924.

Cold - According to the source, in 1924 the temperature reached -91°F (-71.2°C).

Daylight - During winter, which lasts five months, the city only has 5 or 6 hours of daylight per day.

Activity -
Mining is the region's main economic activity. The main stones extracted are gold and antimony: very rare metals.

Experience - For those who are not used to the cold, it must be difficult to think of living or even visiting such a freezing place.

Tourism - But Oymyakon attracts many tourists looking to experience the extreme cold.

Attractions - But it's not just the thermal sensation that visitors experience. They can also visit the region's mountains and lakes.

New record - In January 2018 the Sakha Republic recorded another record temperature: -89°F (-67°C).

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