Shockingly, Oymyakon, a village in Russia, is the coldest village on the earth. The minimum temperature, the village had experienced was  −89.2 °C (−128.6 °F) on July 21, 1983. The average temperature in the region is around -50 degree Celsius which is much lower than water freezing (0 to -40 degree Celsius) point.

The icy-village is resided by 500 people who enjoy shorter days and longer nights. During the winter season, days become only 3 hours long. Because, the village is northerly positioned, the length of day varies from three hours to 21 hours.

Oymyakon, named after Oymyakon River, means unfrozen patch of water and place where fish spends the winter.

The village came in light during World War II, when an airfield was built here for the Alaska-Siberian (ALSIB) air route.

Oymyakon village was portrayed in many Hollywood movies, documentaries and books.

Sources: wikipedia

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