We use this expression to say that something is miles from anywhere in the countryside. It’s often a negative comment.
You can use this phrase in ………… language.
A: The conference venue looks nice, but it’s in the middle of nowhere. There won’t be anything to do.
B: Maybe. But it’ll be good for focusing the participants on the problem.
A: Where do John and Helena live?
B: They’ve just bought an enormous house in the middle of nowhere. It takes 3 hours to get there!