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TRISTAN DA CUNHA
Tristan de Cunha is the most remote inhabited place in the world.
It is in Atlantic Ocean and the nearest land to the island is South Africa, which is roughly 1,700 miles away. The island has a total population of 271 people.
Located some 2,000 miles west of the Chilean Coast, Easter Island, is a tiny island that has become famous for its remarkable massive rock sculptures called Moai.
MC MURDO STATION , ANTARTICA
Located literally at the bottom of the world, Antarctica is easily one of the most remote places
on the face of the Earth.
There are no native inhabitants to the continent, but only 1200 scientists and researchers
CAPE YORK PENINSULA , AUSTRALIA
Cape York, Peninsula, a huge expanse of untouched wilderness located on the country’s northern tip.
The region has a population of only 18,000 people, most of whom are part of the country’s aboriginal tribes, and it is considered to be one of the largest undeveloped places left in the world.
ITTOQQORTOORMIIT , GREENLAND
At 836,000 square miles in size, Greenland is the world’s largest island, but its tiny population of 57,000 people means that it’s also the most desolate.
And of all the towns in Greenland, perhaps none is as remote as Ittoqqortoormiit.
Pitcairn Island is a tiny speck of land located nearly dead in the center of the southern Pacific Ocean. It has a population
of some fifty people.
The nearest land to them is Tahiti which is several hundred miles away.
ALERT , NUNAVUT , CANADA
Located in Canada Alert is a small village that lies on the Arctic Ocean only 500 miles below the North Pole. It is widely considered to be the northernmost permanently inhabited place in the world.
The nearest town to Alert is a small fishing village some 1,300 miles away.