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This liquor store is located in both countries. The border marks where a Dutch counter-enclave is located within a Belgian enclave. That is, where a chunk of Netherlands is totally enclosed by a chunk of Belgium which in turn is completely surrounded Netherlands. How weird is that?
Baarle-Nassau - The tale of two cities

May 15th 2015
Baarle-Nassau and Baarle-Hertog - the conjoined twins of geography In Netherlands there is a town with the name Baarle-Nassau. In Belgium there is a town with the name Baarle-Hertog. These two towns may be lying in different countries but are in fact one town. The reason it ... read more
Europe » Netherlands » North Brabant » Baarle-Nassau

Dutch Flag The Kingdom of the Netherlands was formed in 1815. In 1830 Belgium seceded and formed a separate kingdom. The Netherlands remained neutral in World War I, but suffered invasion and occupation by Germany in World War II. A modern, industrialized natio... ... read more
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