The Frozen Village of Oymyakon

oymyakon the coldest pace on earth

Oymyakon, located in Russia’s Siberian republic of Yakutia, is the coldest permanently inhabited place in the world. The remote village, which has a population of around 800, registered a ferocious minus 71.2 degrees in 1926.

oymyakon the coldest pace on earth

This place is freezing! It’s so cold, locals say that birds freeze to death in mid flight.

oymyakon the coldest pace on earth

The name Oymyakon means “non-freezing water” because of the natural hot spring close to the village.

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