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10 Hidden Borders You Might Not Be Aware Of

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In the modern era, a border is a defining line which divides one country from another. 

We have witnessed several border disputes among countries for the sake of territory. But in some cases, few country secretly entered into another country’s area and now hardly people know about the borders between these countries.

 

Here Is The List Of 10 Hidden Borders Of The World

1. Gibraltar

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On the edge of the Spain near to the United Kingdom a small place Gibraltar is situated. This small town actually belongs to the United Kingdom. Although the town is so small that roads for Gibraltar remain close as this road is actually a runway but weather of this place stays pleasant throughout the year.

Gibraltar is famous for its fast-track marriage procedure. Here anyone can marry within a one day notice and it will be authentic worldwide. Famous artists John and Yoko get married here.

 

2. Nahwa

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Nahwa is a village which is part of the United Arab Emirates. It is a counter-enclave within the Omani area of Madha, which is itself an exclave of Oman and an area within the United Arab Emirates.

 

3. San Marino

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San Marino fifth in the world and 3rd smallest in Europe is a beautiful country surrounded by Italy. San Marino is considered as one of the oldest republics. Its rich history, architecture, and landscapes made it a beautiful destination to visit.

 

4. Lesotho

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Lesotho is a small country population of just 2 million it resides inside of South Africa and also the member of United Nations. Lesotho is among 3 other countries governed by King other than Morocco and Switzerland. 

 

5. Kaliningrad Oblast

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A very small part of the land between Poland and Lithuania sliced and now part of Russia. It is situated right on the Baltic sea which hints that it should a part of Europe but it got separated when the Soviet Union collapsed. most of the time in history it was under the German rule. 

 

6. Campione d’Italia

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As an Italian living in Campione, one can enjoy Swiss life without having a visa or Swiss passport.Can travel across the city with swiss currency and if someone is in trouble call the police either Italian or Swiss not an issue at all. Even one can enjoy gambling because gambling rules are quite flexible here.

 

7. Melilla and Ceuta

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Melilla and Ceuta are two cities which belong to Spain but their geographical locations made them share culture, language, and religions with Morocco. Since they are located on the northern coast of Africa they play an important role in trade and military operations connecting Europe to Africa.

Even after vanishing of all Europeans from Africa these cities kept Europeans Presence in Africa alive.

 

8. Baarle-Hertog and Baarle-Nassau

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A place which is part of both Belgium and The Netherlands in bits. Almost 26 bits of the city is divided between Belgium and The Netherlands. What is the prettiest part that it is hard to find which one belongs to which country? taxes system in both countries is different so one can choose according to convenience, even shopping on the same street. Many of the buildings cut in half.

 

9. Point Roberts, Washington

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Point Roberts’s story is interesting and funny too. After signing a U.S-Canada border treaty with each other in 1846 Point Roberts peninsula got divided by half and no other way remained to reach there but taking a route through Canada.

 

10. Dahala Khagrabari

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A very strange case of the Territorial dispute between India and Bangladesh Was resolved after signing a treaty in 2015. Shockingly but India and Bangladesh had territory across the borders which were causing the problem. Total 106 pieces enclaves of Bangladesh was inside India while India had 92. Exchanges of enclaves maintained peace along the border.

We live in a strange world with so many astonishing things around and we are not even aware of many of them. These strange borders are one of them. Let’s just think about the life of people living there isn’t it exciting.

Also, read-7 special countries of world

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