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15 Most Isolated Places in the World


Humanity has been exploring planet earth for tens of thousands of years, moving from one continent to another. In the past century, we have managed to go even to the most remote areas of our planet and in the process even settle in some of those places. Life is quite hard in some of these places since they are very far from civilization, but that doesn’t stop people from living there. Here is a list of the 15 most isolated places in the world.

1. Oymyakon, Russia

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We’re starting with the freezing land of Oymyakon, where the temperatures drop to -58 degrees Celsius. As if that’s not enough bad news, the closest sign of civilization is hours away. Yet, 500 people live in this cold and remote village, where at times they don’t have sun for up to 21 hours a day. Traveling to Oymyakon by car can be very dangerous and it is not preferred to drive there alone.

2. Easter Island, Chile

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Easter Island is famous worldwide for the statues that it has, the mystery of which has yet to be solved. There are more than 900 of these statues, thought to be left from a past civilization. This island is 2,300 miles away from Chile, but that doesn’t stop more than 3,300 people from living over there. The local population survives mostly from tourism, as people from all over the world, flock to see the statues.

3. Siwa Oasis, Egypt

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This Oasis is located in the middle of the Egyptian desert, it actually takes more than five hours by bus to get there. Since Siwa Oasis is so remote, they have managed to retain their culture and language. If you decide to go there, you will be able to enjoy some delicious local foods and enjoy the local hospitality.