Top 5 Coldest Countries on Earth

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Although no place on this planet is colder than Antarctica, you'll have to visit the northern hemisphere to find the five coldest countries on the earth. The coldest continent on the planet is actually not a country. Some of these frosty nations are above the Arctic Circle, nearly 4,600 miles north of the equator, but latitude is only one of several factors, such as ocean currents and elevation above sea level, that affect a country's average temperature.
Top 5 Coldest Countries on Earth
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Although no place on this planet is colder than Antarctica, you'll have to visit the northern hemisphere to find the five coldest countries on the earth. The coldest continent on the planet is actually not a country. Some of these frosty nations are above the Arctic Circle, nearly 4,600 miles north of the equator, but latitude is only one of several factors, such as ocean currents and elevation above sea level, that affect a country's average temperature.
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