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Bir Tawil - the land that nobody wants



#Kingdom of North Sudan #Mark Cooper-Jones #Sudan #Geography #Comedy
JAY FOREMAN and MARK COOPER-JONES are Map Men.
There's a patch of land between Egypt and Sudan that no country owns. Why? Can anybody claim it for themselves? (No.)
Catch Mark's Edinburgh Festival show 'Mark Cooper-Jones: Geographically Speaking' throughout August. Stand-up comedy from a man obsessed with maps and geography... oh, and it's free.
Catch Jay performing 'Disgusting Songs for Revolting Children' at the Udderbelly, South Bank on 8th May and 11th June, and at the Henley Festival on 10th July. www.jayforeman.co.uk
Written and presented by
JAY FOREMAN and MARK COOPER-JONES
Edited by
JAY FOREMAN
Directed by
PAUL KENDLER
Cameras and sound by
JESS LAMB
ROBIN KAY
MATT WARD
EMMA LANGLEY
Facilities provided by
SHIFT 4

#Hala'ib #Egypt Sudan border #Jay Foreman #Egypt #Map Men #Jeremiah Heaton #Bir Tawil #unclaimed land #Hala'ib Triangle #Dispute #Princess #daughter #British #Border

Jay Foreman photo 1 Bir Tawil - the land... Jay Foreman photo 2 Bir Tawil - the land... Jay Foreman photo 3 Bir Tawil - the land... Jay Foreman photo 4 Bir Tawil - the land...

So you can technically legally kill someone there and nothing will happen.

by The Mr. Man 7 months ago

"Pretty much every global hotspot can be traced back to a mustachioed British man drawing a straight line on a map and going 'there we are, learn to live with it.'"

by yakovgolyadkin 3 years ago

Is your outro literally just the guitar opening to the song maps looped 3 times?

by Lewis Gray 3 years ago

egypt: this is yours
sudan: no u
e: no u
s: n o u
e: N O U

by qwerty uiop 7 months ago

Funny thing about the straight israel-egypt border:
it bends in two places because the british cartographer who drew it had his fingers on sticking out of the ruler when he drew the line.

by bar zomer 7 months ago

Map Men is good. Many thanks for your satisfactory programme.

by Mr. Thorax 3 years ago

Hala'iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiib triangle. Laughed so much.

by Joseph Bleasdale 3 years ago

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Thats the best part.
As with many badly drawn borders, it start with the british!
"So well draw a line here in the middle of the desert ignoring all tribal boundaries cause we own this place anyway so i dont really see it being a problem..."
D E S T R U C T I O N
D E A T H
C H A O S

by Nikurasu 1 year ago

halaib.exe is not responding.

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by Alexander Lawrence 3 years ago

Thank you, now I can't pronounce "Hala'ib" the same way again

by Raprada 3 years ago

Croatia: it's not mine

Serbia: well it isn't mine either

Vít Jedlička: it's mine then

by wundrweapon 9 months ago

I choked on my water

by Mateusz 4 years ago

You have forget about Liberland, a "country" established on piece of land between Croatia and Serbia that both did not want.

by HonzaJ 3 months ago

Africa: Has various cultures
Europe: Rectangles!

by BloatedBlitz 5 months ago

Great video! Surprisingly good southern-american accent.

by El Vago 4 years ago

As a Georgia native, I have to say that that is a fine southern accent

by Andrew Welch 3 months ago

I'm gonna claim it and start a telesales company there. In a few years and thousands dead I'll be a millionaire and they'll have to accept me as king and it a country. I shall name it Little Sandy England.

by olliemad 3 years ago

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