15 Of Earth’s Most Remote Places Where People Live |Lost In The Middle Of Nowhere.
No matter the hostile climate or the extreme temperatures, nor those astronomical distance, conquer the lands farthest on the planet and try to overcome that impossible horizon, is always in our minds. But, how far away can you get? And even more so, how extreme can those regions be in the middle of nowhere?. These 15 villages,cities and towns have something in common: people live in there . If they are on your list of communities to visit, you will have the opportunity to meet the extraordinary residents who live in the most remote places in the world.
Located in the heart of the Amazon, Leticia ( Previously called port of san Antonio) It is Colombia's southernmost place and the union of three borders: Brazil, Colombia, and Peru. On the longest river in the world and the nearest road to 800 km away, surprisingly, is chosen by many foreign students to learn Spanish and at the same time enjoy the beauties of the Amazon. In this big city (but same a small town life) and 33000 inhabitants, you will find everything, especially heat and lot of plants that mosquitoes love.
This is the largest of all the islands that make the archipelago most remote and isolated in the world with a population of nearly 300 local also known as Tristram. Edinburgh of the Seven Seas is the main settlement of the island at 2000 kilometers from his neighboring SAINT HELENA another beautiful island. Far from any civilization and with the world's record guiness most remote populated island, has curiously published a job offer in 2016 soliciting farmers, ranchers and teachers for his 23 students.
ITTOQQORTOORMIIT (in Danish scoresbysund meaning big house) is placed east of Greenland on the Liverpool peninsula. His 450 inhabitants (and descending) survive mainly by hunting whales, seals and polar bears. Is the most remote town in the country and main community of the entire coast. This probably is very extreme places to live and they have a post office and a bar that opens their doors one night a week.
This rural village in the Siberian Tundra holds the record of the coldest place on earth with a historic temperature of - 67 Celsius, that was only surpassed by Antarctica where the records dropped to -89 degrees. In the village, today, there are about 500 people who claim to enjoy how hostile the place can be with 3 hours of light in winter and 21 hours in summer. If you dare to go the most inhospitable land on this planet, you must know that to prevent water pipes break, the toilets are outside the houses.
Also called by his residents Mc town, this base is at 3500 KM from New Zealand on the shores of McMurdo sound. Is considered the largest scientific community in Antarctic, with more than 1200 people living there and 100 buildings with permanent residents who have found in that desolate but beautiful place,to help scientists who work temporarily. In the continent's largest city, every new year is celebrated the world's southernmost music festival, IceStock, and if that were not enough, they also have their personal chapel that is used by Catholics, Protestants, Buddhists and meetings of Alcoholics Anonymous.
Iqaluit is the smallest capital of Canada in Nunavut County and without a doubt this could be one of the best remote land to feel the polar climate tanks to the many hotels, restaurants, pubs, cinemas, and discos, you can be freeze at 33 degrees below zero and enjoy the large number of activities such as the aurora borealis and all kinds outdoor sports without losing the comforts. The almost 10,000 inhabitants, who are mostly Eskimos, are not stopped by the Polar cold and keep the city alive. if someone plan to go on a dog sled excursion, choose the most expert, in this place it is not difficult to find with polar bears.
This mysterious place is famous for its large stone heads (Moai) all over the island. in 2004 were unearthed and discovered that are not only heads, they also have perfectly sculpted bodies.
most of the residents live in the village of Hanga Roa on Easter Island, also known as Rapa Nui with 3300 villagers, almost 80 percent of the entire population. This may be is the most remote place in South Pacific and at more than 2800 meters high, temperatures usually drop to -70 degrees, but it's definitely a place worth to discover and enjoy.
This small tibetan village was one of the most inaccessible places in the world. Only a few years ago a new road was built after several attempts (the first road was destroyed three days later by an earthquake) and it remains open 8 or 9 months a year. It was almost impossible to reach this county, intrepid travelers had to cross several mountains under extreme weather conditions making their arrival a real effort. With over 12,000 inhabitants Medog county also known as metok, it is an attraction for trekking enthusiast backpackers who want to experience this challenge by following a route.
With more than 1600 kilometers chang tang belongs to the high Tibetan plateau at 4700 meters high. These desolate lands are inhabited mainly by half a million nomads dispersed throughout the plateau. The European Commission and the World Bank reported that the Tibetan Plateau is the least interconnected and isolated place in the world, you can only reach it by traveling for 3 weeks, driving for a whole day through rugged terrain or if you have time you can walk, Yes, it will take you almost a month if you do not finish before frozen.
These could be called the most isolated tropical islands in the world: the Cocos (Keeling) Islands.
The small archipelago in the Indian Ocean (between Australia and Sri Lanka) is under the control of the Australian government and Home Island, also the main atoll, is where nearly 600 residents live, (almost all native of the place) who speak their own dialect: Malay.
In this paradise island you can enjoy the best climate and natural parks like Pulu Keeling National Park with barbecues on the beach surrounded by a sea of warm clear waters that will make you forget the remote location.
In the Peruvian Andes there is one of the most rarest cases of human settlement LA RINCONADA, the highest town in the world. this city has no infrastructure such as sewers or roads. Surpassing the 5100 meters high and with a same climate to Greenland is also known as land of men, a mining town that was taking popularity thanks to the rise in the price of gold. Today there are already more than 50,000 souls living there and working for a company that has a particular payment system: workers after 30 days of free work on the 31st day, they can take away all the load of rocks they can carry and just hope that some of luck stay on their side.
It is the northernmost city in the United States and also one of the coldest in the country. 4200 inhabitants live there, mainly are dedicated to the whale fishing obtaining of them everything necessary to survive in this inhospitable place. At the north of the Arctic pole the climate is polar and winters can be extremely dangerous by the combination of low temperatures and strong winds that receive to be located in the tundra without natural barrier. If you are going to visit this remote city, keep in mind that Arctic polar climate is dangerous and the simple exposure of the skin or breathing can be a bad experience in your journey. Better to go in summer.
This group of islands are located 500 km from its neighboring and uninhabited island heard and mcdonald, 5000 km of Cape Verde and more than 2000 km from the Antarctic coast, are the world's most isolated and inhospitable lands gaining recognition as the desolation islands. are part of the French territory and has a stable population of 45 scientists in winter increasing to 200 in summer, who support one of the toughest climates on the planet. with winds at 200 km per hour and rain (or snow in winter) that never stop by the high humidity of the place, it is not surprising that only scientists (very enthusiastic) live in that place.
The Pitcairn Islands are part of the British territory and are the legal population most isolated on the earth. With just 56 residents this archipelago hides one chilling secret "the island with the most sexual attacks per capita", in 2004 Australia and New Zealand police and the British government had to intervene in the place. This tropical paradise is made up of four volcanic islands and lands are free, but nobody wants to live there.
This is an island country with 1612 inhabitants, mostly native Polynesians and placed at 2400 km fromNew Zealand in the South Pacific. It is recognized as one of the smallest countries in the world but also was popular to provide all residents with free wifi.Definitively is a Tropical dream island and if you are lucky to visit not forget to look at the coins well, some have characters from Pokemon, Disney, star wars and are perfectly legal.