10 Bizarre Towns On Earth

10 Cândido Godói, Brazil 700 twins live in the town of 6,600 people- a twin birth rate 1000% higher than global average

Residents claimed Nazi Dr Josef Mengele had given women twin inducing drugs in the 1960s   09 Gibsonton, Florida, USA A Florida town home to retired circus performers where elephants & monkeys live in front yards Al 'The Giant' & his wife Jeanie 'The Half Woman' were its first residents measuring 2

4m & 76cm respectively 08 Centralia, Pennsylvania, USA An underground fire ignited in an abandoned coal mine since 1962 will burn for 250 more years Leaking sulfer & prone to sinkholes, the majority of the 1000 residents evacuated, leaving only 10 behind 07

Noiva do Cordeiro, Brazil, A largely female only town founded in 1891 by a woman exiled from her home for adultery The few husbands & sons over 18 are forced out of the town to work in the city 60 miles away 06 Monowi, Nebraska, USA Population: 1 When Rudy Eiler died in 2004, he left his wife Eileen as the sole resident of Monowi She named herself mayor and runs a library & tavern, having appointed her own liquor license

05 Manshiyat Naser, Egypt Known as Garbage City, garbage collectors dump trash from Cairo in the town Residents recycle 90% of rubbish- 4x higher than most Western recycling companies can achieve 04 Miyakejima Island, Japan Population- 2,800 Sirens frequently blare & all citizens carry gas masks due to an active volcano constantly spewing toxic gas

Between 2000-2005 the island was abandoned due to huge eruptions, 1/3 is still off-limits   03 Coober Pedy, Australia An opal mining town where residents live in underground caves to avoid extreme temperatures Residents surface at night while its cooler to play golf using glow in the dark clubs & balls   02

Kunming, China Set up by a group of dwarves to escape discrimination , all residents must be under 129m In 2009 they transformed the town into a tourist attraction & now dress like fairytale characters  01  The Villages, Florida, USA An age-segregated town, under 19s are banned residency & all homes must include 1 person over 55

10 women to every man, STD's are rife & there is a black market for viagra

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