The Confusing Third-Order Enclave Khagrabari

The Confusing Third-Order Enclave Khagrabari

Although there are several second-order enclaves, the town of Khagrabari was the world's only third-order enclave. As of the 2001 India census, Khagrabari (which is a part of India) has a population of more than 19,000. As of July 2015, Khagrabari is part of Bangladesh, making it a second-order enclave.


Key Facts In This Video

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    There are two types of geographical countries: enclaves and exclaves. (0:24)

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    Borders can be subjective, especially in obscure areas. (6:51)

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    Even countries with no governments or surrounding countries can have a difficult time determining its international borders. (8:15)

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