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This Aussie Town Is Literally So Hot People Have Decided To Live Underground

And it's not because they're vampires.

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But in reality, it’s a very unique little place.

Located 800km north of Adelaide (aka in the middle of fucking nowhere), most of Coober Pedy's buildings – including houses, restaurants, and churches – are underground.

Why? Because it's too hot to live on the surface.

The outback has sweltering temperatures during the day, which drop to freezing at night. It's the largest opal mining area in the world, which is why the town was founded in such an unlivable climate in the first place.