Exclave

Updated: 2017-06-27.

angola exclave
Cabinda is an exclave (semi-exclave) province of Angola.

An exclave is a part of a country that is not attached to the main body of the country, instead being surrounded by a part or parts of another country or countries.

A semi-exclave is an exclave which is surrounded partly by water, with the rest of it surrounded by borders of another country or countries. Cabinda is an example of a semi-exclave province of Angola.

Exclaves differ from enclaves.

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Synonyms:
semi-exclave
Categories: Geography Terms
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