Coober Pedy: The Incredible City Built Underground Because the Sun on the Surface is Super Hot

Coober Pedy: The Incredible City Built Underground Because the Sun on the Surface is Super Hot

- 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

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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.

Coober Pedy: The Incredible City Built Underground Because the Sun on the Surface is Super Hot
The underground city of Coober Pedy in beautiful pictures Photo Credit: @MythAndFact
Source: UGC

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.

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@GideonNkeme thought:

"Probably gonna be the future reality of more cities if global warming continues at this rate."

@Pouchon34687536 said:

"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!"

@EslaK_Version wrote:

"This is Unbelievable
"Australian cherish human's Life."

Coober Pedy, according to Wikipedia, is also known as Opal City of the World by virtue of the large number of opals mined in the city.

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).

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Meanwhile, Briefly News previously reported that residents of a town had expressed surprise as a house is lifted and moved to a different location.

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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."

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