10 Most Remote Cities on Earth

Posted by on Monday, May 1, 2017
Do you dream of not having neighbors? Well you may want to move to these ten remote settlements.

Tristan da Cunha, Saint Helena

Tristan da Cunha is the name a remote group of volcanic islands in the south Atlantic Ocean . It is the most remote inhabited archipelago in the world, lying 2,000 kilometres from the nearest inhabited land.

Ittoqqortoormiit, Greenland
Ittoqqortoormiit is a settlement in the Sermersooq municipality in eastern Greenland. Its population is 452 as of 2013.

Coober Pedy, Australia
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Coober Pedy is a town in northern South Australia, 846 km north of Adelaide on the Stuart Highway. According to the 2011 census, its population was 1,695.

Longyearbyen, Norway
The town centre of Longyearbyen before the 2015 avalanche that destroyed many of the houses
Longyearbyen is the largest settlement and the administrative centre of Svalbard, Norway. As of December 2015, the town had a population of 2,144. Longyearbyen is located in the Longyear Valley and on the shore of Adventfjorden, a bay of Isfjorden located on the west coast of Spitsbergen.

Whittier, Alaska

Whittier is a city at the head of the Passage Canal in the U.S. state of Alaska, about 93 kilometres southeast of Anchorage. The 2015 population estimate was 214 people, almost all of whom live in a single building.

La Rinconada, Peru
View of the town
La Rinconada is a town in the Peruvian Andes located near a gold mine. At 5,100 m above sea level, it is the highest permanent settlement in the world.

Iqaluit, Nunavut, Canada
Iqaluit in March 2010
Iqaluit has been a traditional fishing place used by Inuit for thousands of years, hence the name Iqaluit, which means place of many fish. It is the capital of Nunavut.

Kalaupapa, Hawaii
Most of the village of Kalaupapa as seen from an airplane. This photo also includes a section of the sea cliffs that form a natural barrier between the Kalaupapa Peninsula and "Topside" Molokaʻi.
Kalaupapa is a small unincorporated community on the island of Molokaʻi, within Kalawao County in the U.S. state of Hawaii.

Motuo, China
Mêdog County is located in Tibet
Mêdog, Metok, or Motuo County, also known as the Pemako, is a county as well as a traditional region of the Nyingtri Prefecture in the Tibet Autonomous Region of People's Republic of China.

Siwa Oasis, Egypt
Old town of Shali in Siwa Oasis
The Siwa Oasis is an oasis in Egypt, between the Qattara Depression and the Egyptian Sand Sea in the Western Desert, nearly 50 km east of the Libyan border, and 560 km from Cairo. 

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