Such a city in the world where the sun remains missing for 6 months, know how is the life of the people there - Newztezz Online


Saturday, July 17, 2021

Such a city in the world where the sun remains missing for 6 months, know how is the life of the people there

As a child, you must have been taught in school that due to the rotation of the earth, half of the time is day and half of the time is night and when the light of Surat falls on the earth, it is called sunrise but what? You know that there is a place in the world where there is no sunlight for many months.

Actually, there is a city in Norway where people do not get vitamin D, that is, the rays of the sun do not reach there. For information, let us tell you that this city is situated between two high mountains, due to which sunlight does not reach here. Let us tell you that the name of this Norwegian city is Rjukan in Norway. Where residents live without sunlight for about 6 months. The city is located in the valley near the Telemark area of ​​Southern Norway. According to the information, this city was settled as a hydro powerhouse for the people working in Norsk Hydro.

The founder of the city had a dream of bringing light there

Let us tell you that the founder of this city is Sam Eyde, who dreamed of making a mirror to bring sunlight there till the year 1913, although it could not happen during his life. As an alternative, a gondola, also known as an aerial tramway or cryoben, was built to take citizens out of the valley and into the mountains so that they could get vitamin D.
a person made Sam's dream come true

According to the information, after this, local people and artist Martin Anderson considered Sam's imagination to make Sam's dream come true, almost 100 years later Rjukan sun mirror was officially used. Gone. After which the local residents can now take sunlight in an area of ​​6,500 square feet of the city. Actually, with the help of glass, about 80 percent of the sun's rays are sent towards the city. Let us tell you that earlier people did not accept Anderson's plans. The cost of this plan is said to be $750,000, so it was fiercely criticized by many locals and said that this money could be used elsewhere.

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Tourism is being promoted with the help of glass,

however, after the installation of this mirror, Project Manager Austin Hougen said that the glass has helped people a lot, as well as promoting tourism. is. According to the information, in the year 2015, this place was recognized as the eighth UNESCO World Heritage Site of Norway.

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