- People of Coober Pedy resorted to underground habitation due to the heat on the land's surface
- Their city is built underground and patterned after buildings that can be found above ground
- Like regular cities, it has bars, restaurants, churches and so forth
People in the city of Coober Pedy had to move their dwelling places underground due to the scorching sun above ground that is not fit for their habitation.
According to Myth and Fact on Twitter, the city is built under the ground like normal cities above it.
In the pictures shared, the underground city had churches, eateries, bars and other building structures for different purposes.
Mixed reactions have however greeted the post about the Coober Pedy people of Australia.
Many people found it unbelievable and expressed shock that such a city is in existence.
"Probably gonna be the future reality of more cities if global warming continues at this rate."
"Hnmm it's almost like the people living there were not meant to be in that type of environment, could it be because their lack of melanin? How strange!"
"This is Unbelievable
"Australian cherish human's Life."
The city of over a thousand people gets its water supply through bores which are managed by District Council.
During summertime, its above-ground temperature exceeds 40 °C (104 °F).
Meanwhile, Briefly News previously reported that residents of a town had expressed surprise as a house is lifted and moved to a different location.
In the video that was shared on Twitter by @jrstonelive, residents could be seen watching the moment the old house was moved from 807 Franklin St to 635 Fulton St, San Francisco.
Captioning the video, @jrstonelive wrote:
"Nothing to see here, just a historic San Francisco Victorian home coming down the street! Today it’s being moved 6 blocks for more than $400,000. It’s old location near Turk and Franklin will soon be home to more than 60 apartments."
Enjoyed reading our story? Download BRIEFLY's news app on Google Play now and stay up-to-date with major South African news!