Oymyakon holds the record for being the coldest permanently inhabited place on earth.
Situated in eastern Siberia, it takes its name from the Russian for ‘water that doesn’t freeze’.
The remote village is closer to Arctic Circle than its nearest city.
The average temperature is -50°C during winter.
The lowest ever was a record -71.2°C in 1924.
Your eyelashes and saliva will freeze into painful little needles as you walk down the street due to extreme cold.
During the shortest days of the year, every night is 21 hours long.
The low temperatures mean one cannot grow vegetables here.
The 500-odd people who live here survive on a carnivorous diet.
Russki chai or vodka helps deal with the extreme temperatures.
If you think you can survive the extreme cold, come here during winter end to witness the Cold Pole Festival.