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What a scorcher! The hottest places on Earth

Photos Logo Photos | Slide 1 of 14: Iran. Khuzestan Region. Ahwaz. Choga Zanbil Zigurrat. (Photo by: Hermes Images/AGF/UIG via Getty Images)

Ahvaz, Iran (128.7°F/53.7°C)

Situated in a desert just above sea level, the Iranian city sees average summer temperatures touching the 116°F (46.6°C) mark, with 128.7°F (53.7°C) the highest recorded on June 29, 2017.

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