Weird Borders: Middle East

Weird Borders: Middle East

The Middle East is a place where the borders are as messy as the politics. One interesting case is the border between Oman and the United Arab Emirates, where there is a piece of the UAE inside a piece of Oman that is itself inside the UAE. Prior to World War one much of the Middle East was controlled by

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Indo-Bangladesh enclaves

Indo-Bangladesh enclaves

The Indo-Bangladesh enclaves, also known as the chitmahals, sometimes called pasha enclaves, are the enclaves along the Bangladesh–India border, in Bangladesh and the Indian state of West Bengal. There are 106 Indian enclaves and 92 Bangladeshi enclaves. Inside the main part of Bangladesh, 102 of these are first-order Indian enclaves, while inside the main part of India, 71 of these

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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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First-Ever 2018 Enclave Avenir: NY Auto Show | Buick

First-Ever 2018 Enclave Avenir: NY Auto Show | Buick

Tonight’s reveal is not just a major redesign of our most significant product… but a celebration of an unprecedented run of new products. Tonight also represents the beginning of something totally new for Buick, with our first Avenir model. Since its introduction, the Enclave has set the tone for a more progressive premium brand. Ladies and Gentlemen, the 2018 Buick

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The World’s Strangest Borders Part 3: Enclaves and Exclaves

The World’s Strangest Borders Part 3: Enclaves and Exclaves

We’ve already looked at some pretty weird borders in previous episodes in this series. Like panhandles that stretch out for hundreds of kilometers away from their parent country. Or islands that change what country they belong to every 6 months. But there are still countless other strange borders that exist in the world. And in this episode, we’re going to

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