8 Remote Extreme Places To Live. #6 Is Astounding!

Next time you complain about how far the nearest Target is, think about the lives some of these villagers lead!

1. Ittoqqortoormiit, Greenland
Ittoqqortoormiit Greenland
Greenland is remote already, so to be extreme in Greenland has got to be extremely extreme. The town’s 450 residents help support a wilderness adventure tourism industry, and brave some harsh winters.

2. Adak, Alaska, USA
Adak Alaska
Adak is the westernmost municipality in the United States, in the Aleutian Islands.

3. Adamstown, Pitcairn Islands
Adamstown, Pitcairn Islands
With 50 residents, no airports, and no hotels, a visit here will require a sea voyage and bunking with a local.

4. Supai, Arizona, USA
Supai Arizona
This village of the Havasupai Tribe is within Havasu Canyon. Helicopter, hike, or mule are your only options for getting in or out.

5. Oymyakon, Russia
Oymyakon Russia
This village has the dubious honor of coldest inhabited area on the planet,” with average winter temperatures of almost negative 60 degrees Farenheit. That’s so cold it prohibits indoor plumbing!

6. Bantam Village, Cocos (Keeling) Islands
Bantam VIllage Cocos (Keeling) Islands
Uninhabited until the 19th Century and now under Australian control, these islands’ main crop is coconuts.

7. Medog County, China
Medog County China
Until just a few years ago, this county was cut off from the rest of China by not only impassable roads but multiple mountains. Now a new highway helps, but is only available eight to nine months each year.

8. Iqaluit, Nunavut, Canada
Iqaluit Nunavut Canada
Meet Canada’s smallest territorial/provincial capital!

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