Life in the coldest town on Earth

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Humans are resilient, hardworking creatures.

And there’s perhaps nowhere where that’s more evident than in the tiny village of Oymyakon, Russia, regarded by most as the coldest inhabited place on the earth.

Temperatures average around -58 degrees Fahrenheit during the winter months, with the record low reaching -96.16 degrees Fahrenheit in 1924.


The city has a population of around 300,000 with average winter temperatures ranging at -30 degree Fahrenheit

How do locals deal with the extreme cold? “Russki chai, literally Russian tea, which is their word for vodka,” 

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