Monday, 8 January 2018

border stories

Always with a weakness for unusual ways of interpreting and expressing territoriality (read more about exclaves, enclaves and such here, here and here), we really enjoyed this brilliant chart by a Reddit contributor courtesy of Nag on the Lake that illustrates the world’s ten shortest national borders and a bit of the geographic, climatic and historic context that went into their creation. Click on the image to zoom in. Rückslag near the German town of Konzen is close enough for a visit and it looks like an away-mission will be organised soon.