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Bir Tawil Triangle

Tuesday, 17th November 2009 by

While history is full of conflicts waged between countries over territories large and small, there is one place on earth1 that is specifically not wanted by countries which border it, who in fact are convinced that this place should belong to their neighbour rather than themselves. The distinctly non-triangular Bir Tawil Triangle is an area on the border between Egypt and Sudan, unclaimed by either nation, and identified by the…

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