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VIDEO: 5 OF THE STRANGEST LOOKING PANHANDLES FOUND IN GLOBAL BORDERS


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If you look at today's borders between countries, you'll find that they are usually defined by a river, a mountain range or some other geographical feature. But look closer and you'll find some strange borders - those that jut out from the rest of the country, like this one below in India:

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And another in Afghanistan:

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The jut-out part is known as panhandle or salient, usually a product of colonialism. This video by RealLifeLore explains five of the strangest looking panhandles found in global borders.


Gif images created from the video.

[Source: RealLifeLore via YouTube.]

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