The Town In Two Countries

The Town In Two Countries

– [Narrator 1] Welcome to Baarle-Hertog in Belgium. – [Narrator 2] No, welcome to Baarle-Nassau in the Netherlands. – [Narrator 1] No, Belgium. – [Narrator 2] It’s the Netherlands. – [Narrator 1] Belgium. – [Narrator 2] Netherlands. – [Female Narrator] OK, everyone, please calm down. It’s both. Welcome to the town with one of the most intricate borders in the

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India/Bangladesh – The world’s worst border

India/Bangladesh – The world’s worst border

JAY: Welcome to Map Men. MARK: We’re the men, JAY: And here’s the map. ♫ ♫ Map Men, Map Men ♫ ♫ Map Map Map, Men Men MARK: Today’s map is a 2015 map of the border between India and Bangladesh. An area riddled with ‘enclaves’. JAY: An enclave is a piece of country, wholly surrounded by another country. Like

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The Island That Switches Countries Every Six Months

The Island That Switches Countries Every Six Months

This video was made possible by Skillshare. Learn what you want to learn with Skillshare for free for two months at the link in the description. So, this is the flag of Chad and this is the flag of Romania. Confusing, right? Well you know what’s really confusing: the 17th century in Europe. Finland was Swedish, Venice was a country

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The Most Complex International Borders in the World

The Most Complex International Borders in the World

The international border between two countries defines where one country ends and another begins. This is something that should be incredibly simple, but often isn’t. International borders come in a variety of shapes and sizes. Some are simply an imaginary line in the middle of a street, while others are… much more clearly defined… and some are even guarded 24/7.

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Storming Spain’s Razor-Wire Fence: Europe Or Die

Storming Spain’s Razor-Wire Fence: Europe Or Die » Read more