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There exist 106 (one hundred and six) Indian exclaves in the Bangladeshi districts of Panchagarh, Nilphamari, Lalmonirhat and Kurigram, which all border the Indian district of Cooch Behar. 

Three of these exclaves are embodied in Bangladeshi exclaves. The largest Indian exclave, consisting from the three villages Balapara Khagrabari [no. 3/42], Kot Bhajni [no. 2/43] and Dahala Khagrabari [no. 1/47], embodies ten Bangladeshi exclaves. One of these Bangladeshi exclaves - no. 1/51; a part of Dahala Khagrabari; is the world's only enclave within an enclave within an enclave, namely no. 19 [Upanchowki Bhajni]. 

The second largest Indian exclave is called Shalbari. Shalbari comprises five villages and embodies four Bangladeshi exclaves. (Based upon Palmberg)


This page was last time updated 24/01/12 .