Oymyakan is the place in Russia which has been called as the “Coldest place on earth”. It is also known as “Pole of Cold”. It has an average temperature of -51°C in the month of January. Last year, in 2013, its temperature went to -71°C in February.
Living in Oymyakan comes up with very interesting life challenges. Car batteries lose their power very quickly and they have to remain running throughout the day otherwise battery may freeze.
There is so cold in Oymyakan for which word burning stoves are used by people to warm themselves.
Oymyakan has not much modern conveniences of life. People uses outdoor toilets commonly here.
Oymyakan has very less season for fruits and vegetables growth. So, people eat meats, fishes and take milk from their farm animals. Malnourishment is not a problem here because of good nutritional diet.
Fur is the only way to warm body in Oymyakan. So, people use it as a source of necessity, not as a fashion.
This is the view of petrol station in Oymyakan.
Living at these remote areas is not easy at all. These areas lack in providing many necessities of life to its people. People have to work very hard in cold to earn for their living. Indeed, it is the blessing of Allah and all those people who love to live in the cold places, then this place is best for their visit.