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Yakutsk Coldest City On Earth

Yakutsk is Coldest City On The World

Yakutsk is a city in the Russian Far East, located about 4° (450 kilometres) below the Arctic Circle. It is the capital of the Sakha Russia and a major port on the Lena River. It is served by Yakutsk Airport as well as the smaller Magan Airport. The city has a population of 210,642 (2002 Census) 186,626 (1989 Census).

Yakutsk is one of the coldest cities on Earth, with January temperatures averaging −40.9 °C (−42 °F).Yearly average temperature is -10 celsius The coldest temperatures ever recorded outside Antarctica occur in the basin of the Yana River to the northeast. However, July temperatures can often exceed 32 °C (90 °F), making the seasonal temperature differences for the region among the greatest in the world.In July average temperature is 19 celsius. Yakutsk is the biggest city built on continuous permafrost. Most houses are built on concrete piles. The climate is semi-arid, with maximum precipitation occurring in the summer months.

With the Lena River navigable in the summer, there are various boat cruises offered, including upriver to the Lena Pillars, and downriver tours which visit spectacular scenery in the lower reaches and the Lena delta.

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