Bir Tawil Land that belongs to no nation

Bir Tawil Land that belongs to no nation

In 1902, the UK drew up border lines for Egypt and Sudan that were different from those previously established in 1899. Because of this, two lands were in dispute: Bir Tawil and the Hala'ib Triangle. Both Egypt and Sudan claimed the Hala'ib Triangle, because of its desirable natural resources. Bir Tawil, on the other hand, had nothing. So neither country claimed it. Bir Tawil is essentially the ugly baby that neither parent wants. :(

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In 1902, the UK drew up border lines for Egypt and Sudan that were different from those previously established in 1899. Because of this, two lands were in dispute: Bir Tawil and the Hala'ib Triangle. Both Egypt and Sudan claimed the Hala'ib Triangle, because of its desirable natural resources. Bir Tawil, on the other hand, had nothing. So neither country claimed it. Bir Tawil is essentially the ugly baby that neither parent wants. :(

Bir Tawil. Terra nullis - the remote scrap of unclaimed land in Africa that no one wants.

Welcome to the land that no country wants

Bir Tawil. Terra nullis - the remote scrap of unclaimed land in Africa that no one wants.

Paisaje de Bir Tawil, donde no hay nada ni nadie.

Bir Tawil: la región que no es de ningún país

Paisaje de Bir Tawil, donde no hay nada ni nadie.

Top 10 Odd Places to Put on Your Bucket List - The Bir Tawil is a section of the #Sahara between Egypt and Sudan which was part of a survey error around 100 years ago. One side put the land in Egypt, the other in Sudan. But unlike every other conflict in history the two sides have never argued over who owns it, but rather who has to take it, making it the geographical red headed stepchild.

Top 10 Odd Places to Put on Your Bucket List

Top 10 Odd Places to Put on Your Bucket List - The Bir Tawil is a section of the #Sahara between Egypt and Sudan which was part of a survey error around 100 years ago. One side put the land in Egypt, the other in Sudan. But unlike every other conflict in history the two sides have never argued over who owns it, but rather who has to take it, making it the geographical red headed stepchild.

Bir Tawil - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia TIL that, besides Antarctica, there is a place on earth that is not claimed by any country

Bir Tawil - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia TIL that, besides Antarctica, there is a place on earth that is not claimed by any country

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