Top 10 Abandoned Places on Earth

March 21, 2015 Author: Vishwagujarat

Pripyat, Ukraine

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Named after the nearby Pripyat River, Pripyat was founded on 4 February 1970, the ninth nuclear city in the Soviet Union, for the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant. It was officially proclaimed a city in 1979, and had grown to a population of 49,360before being evacuated a few days after the 26 April 1986 Chernobyl disaster.Due to radiation, it has been left untouched ever since the incident and will be for many thousands of years into the future. Nature now rules the city in what resembles an apocalyptic movie.

Pripyat, Ukraine

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