The most unusual borders that showcase policy
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Politics is an interesting thing that affects the life of each of us. But today is not about that. Today we look at how policy has influenced the borders of different States. And if you expect to see here the border with traditional CPR, then prepare to be surprised. These photos show how impossible and even absurd may be the policy of States in respect of their borders. And how neighboring States have addressed the same issues.
Norway and Sweden.
The Netherlands and Belgium.
The border runs across the town of Baarle.
And it divides the city in half.
Former East and West Berlin. When the city was still divided into East Berlin used sodium light bulb for lighting of streets, while in West Berlin was used mainly halogen. This difference is visible so far.
South and North Korea. Night North Korea — darker than black.
USA (right) and Russia (left). The Diomede Islands are located on both sides of the border between Russia and the United States. Despite the fact that the Russian island is located only 3.8 km from the us, he is ahead of his 21 hour time.
USA (left) and Mexico (right).
The United States and Canada.
With a length of 8851 km this line marks the boundary between the United States and Canada. It passes through the small town of Derby Line, cutting in half even buildings.
Spain and Portugal. Portugal is famous for its bad roads.
India and Pakistan.
Bright orange light floods the border zone between the two countries.
Entire border length of nearly 2000 km is visible from space.
Haiti and the Dominican Republic.
Haiti practically monitors deforestation, so that her bare side of the border compared to the protected tropical forests of the Dominican Republic.
Poland and Ukraine. These two fish created by designer Yaroslav Kosiarki symbolize unity and the trade between these countries.
Argentina, Paraguay and Brazil.
China and Macau. In China right-hand traffic, and Macau, because it was once a British colony on the left side. This led to the creation rather "winding" of the border that should be suitable for both types of traffic.
Germany and the Czech Republic.
Czech Republic, Germany and Poland meet me at the river.
Germany and Poland. The bridge on the river Odra from Poland to Germany was blown up by the red army in 1945.
Venezuela, Brazil and Guyana. Stunning mount Roraima denotes the tri-border area, divided among these three countries.
Spanish and British Gibraltar.
The Netherlands and Belgium. The Belgian highway system is one of the most used in the world since the Belgian roads often drive cars to other European countries. As a result, some Belgian road was practically erased.
Argentina (left) and Brazil (right).
The Iguazu falls are considered the boundary between the two countries.
Brazil (left) and Bolivia (right). This shocking border shows the different levels of rainforest protection in the country.
Germany and the Czech Republic. This border shows two quite different approaches to the fight against bark beetles. Germany dug and transplanted trees, while the Czech Republic... just let it go.
Austria and Slovenia.
Spain and Morocco. Ceuta is a small Spanish town located on the Northern coast of North Africa surrounded by Morocco. The city is surrounded by a high wall.
The Himalayan border between India and Pakistan.