Interrupted International Borders, Part II: Europe, Africa, and North America

Today, we finish off our look at countries that border other countries more than once thanks to the presence of an intervening country or water body (Part I can be found here).  Again, each of these examples could be their own article and then some; consider these more of a brief description of each border’s…

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Cabinda

Source: Pethrus, http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/e/e0/Cabinda_map-fr.svg/454px-Cabinda_map-fr.svg.png. Of the many exclaves of various countries around the world, one of the most significant and contentious is that of the Angolan province of Cabinda. The enclave is the result of an 1885 treaty between Portugal and the kingdom of Ngoyoin what is now the south of Cabinda (the modern-day province lies…

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