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Geographical Enclaves and Exclaves

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Geographical Enclaves and Exclaves game quiz
"For the purpose of this quiz, a political enclave is a territory completely surrounded by another territory. An exclave is a territory divided from the main territory by another territory or water (Alaska, for example, is an exclave of the US)."

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1. Perhaps the best-known historical enclave existed in Europe from 1949-1990. It was a divided city in the heart of a divided nation. Surrounded by a wall, it was a democratic city in the middle of Communist Eastern Europe. Name that city.
    Answer: (Two Words ... think Cold War)


2. How many sovereign states are found entirely within the borders of Italy, aside from Italy itself?
    Answer: (One Word ... number between one and nine)


3. Apart from the enclaves in Italy, what is the only other country on Earth surrounded completely by another nation?
    Swaziland
    Malawai
    The Gambia
    Lesotho


4. Aside from Alaska, there is another part of the United States that can only be reached by passing through Canada or crossing the water. The Northwest Angle and Elm Point Cape are part of which U.S. state?
    Michigan
    Washington State
    Minnesota
    Vermont


5. Once a notorious penal colony, French Guiana is now part of France, and hence the European Union. Where in the world would we find this exclave?
    The Indian Ocean
    West Africa
    South America
    The Pacific Ocean


6. The Cabinda Province is a West African exclave, separated from the rest of the country by a strip of the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Zaire River. To which country does Cabinda belong?
    Namibia
    Gabon
    Republic of the Congo
    Angola


7. A small Russian exclave exists in Eastern Europe, bordered by Poland, Lithuania, and the Baltic Sea. What is the name of the former capital of East Prussia?
    Lietuvininkai
    Kaliningrad Oblast
    Vistula
    Memel


8. The New Madrid Bend, of Fulton County, is bordered by the Mississippi River and Missouri to the north, and Tennessee to the south. However, it is actually part of which US state?
    Indiana
    Arkansas
    Kentucky
    Illinois


9. It must be an Italian thing. The town of Campione d'Italia is part of Italy, though located within the borders of which other nation?
    France
    Slovenia
    Austria
    Switzerland


10. The Namibian city of Walvis Bay was once an exclave of another African nation. Which one?
    Rhodesia (Zimbabwe)
    Botswana
    South Africa
    Zaire (Democratic Republic of the Congo)


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Compiled Jun 28 12