10 Most Distant, But Still Populated Areas – Part 1

Our planet is filled with beautiful scenery and pleasant climate perfect for life. For many of us it is ideal to live somewhere where winters are not very cold and summers are not too hot. However, some parts of the country are so inhospitalities, you will wonder why anyone would want to go there. We bring you a list of 10 most distant, but still populated areas in the world.

1. Tristan da Cunha

The most distant inhabited place in the world is Tristan da Cunha, an archipelago of small islands located in the southern part of the Atlantic Ocean. The nearest land to these islands is South Africa, located about 2700 kilometers, while the coast of South America, is located about 3200 kilometers far from Tristan da Cunha. In Tristan da Cunha live 271 inhabitants. Although the citizens using television and the Internet via satellite, these islands are still considered as the most isolated on the planet. They can be reached only by water, because of inaccessible terrain it is not possible to build airport.

2. Barrow

Compared to some places Barrow definitely is metropolis. Amid the Arctic Circle in Alaska, it has a population of even 4 thousand people. To Barrow do not lead any streets because the environment is always frozen.

4. Svalbard

The series of islands with 2 thousand inhabitants, Svalbard, is located between Norway and the North Pole. But, he inhabitants there have 7 national parks. At winter the sun in Svalbard coming out just one hour, but in summer it is day “24 hours a day.”

5. Motuo Country

Motou it is considered the last part of China to which there is no way. Motou is a small community in Tibet and remains as one of the few places that has not been touched by civilization. Motuo is the only county in China which cannot be accessed by car. Coming in Motou is a huge undertaking, because passengers need to cross the frozen parts of the Himalayas and to cross over a suspension bridge 200 meters long to reach Motuo.

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