Enclaves and Exclaves by FlaxmanR

Champion(s):

BlakeSM


Runner(s)-Up:

thorsleyd


Quiz Description

Questions about bits of land completely surrounded by other territories, or completely separated from the territories to which they belong.

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Questions:

Two of the three sovereign nations that are completely surrounded by a single other country are San Marino and Vatican City, both completely enclosed by Italy. What is the third?

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Lesotho

On January 8, 2010, the Togolese soccer team’s bus was attacked by rebels as it was traveling to an Africa Cup of Nations match scheduled to take place in which Angolan province?

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Cabinda

A small community in Whatcom County, Washington sits just below the 49th parallel and thus is US territory even though it can only be reached by road from Canada. Name this location with zip code 98281.

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Point Roberts

A recent agreement between two countries will finally end the existence of the world’s only third-order enclave – a piece of country A, surrounded by land belonging to country B, surrounded again by land belonging to country A, and the whole thing finally being surrounded by the mainland of country B. (Whew!) This small piece of land, named Dahala Khagrabari, is part of the soon-to-be-simplified border between what TWO nations?

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India and Bangladesh

This city, the only natural harbor on the Namibian coast, was an exclave of South Africa from 1990 to 1994, when the government returned it to the Namibians.

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Walvis Bay

This Russian oblast has been an exclave of multiple countries. As East Prussia, it was separated from the rest of Germany by the Polish Corridor between the World Wars; after World War II, it was handed over to the Soviets, and became an exclave once more following Lithuanian independence. Give the CURRENT name of this oblast, shared by its main city.

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Kaliningrad

The cities of Highland Park and Hamtramck, although they do border each other, combine to form an enclave entirely surrounded by what larger American city?

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Detroit, Michigan

The “Alburgh Tongue” is only reachable by land crossing from Canada, though bridges from two different states connect it by road to the rest of the US. In what body of water is the Alburgh Tongue located?

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Lake Champlain

A chase scene taking place in the British territorial exclave of Gibraltar provides the opening sequence to which James Bond film?

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The Living Daylights

A monument to this man on the north shore of Kealakekua Bay sits on land that was deeded to the UK in 1877; although this does not technically make it British territory, care of the monument is considered the responsibility of the British government.

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Captain James Cook

Kaskaskia, which was completely flooded in 1993 and today has a population of just 14, was until 1819 the capital of what US state, from which it was isolated in 1881 when the bordering river changed its course?

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Illinois

Signed in the same city where a 1992 treaty was signed to create the European Union, what 1843 treaty established the border between the Netherlands and a recently-independent Belgium, creating roughly two dozen Belgian exclaves within Dutch territory that remain to this day?

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(Treaty of) Maastricht