Exclaves and Enclaves

Whats is an Exclave?

A portion of a country geographically separated from the main part by surrounding alien territory.

A way to remember exclaves would be as the prefix Ex- means out of or from. So it is OUT OF the main part of the country and is surrounded by Alien territory. Or originating from a different country.

What is an enclave?

A portion of territory within or surrounded by a larger territory whose inhabitants are culturally or ethnically distinct.

A way to remember enclave would be the prefix En- means inside. So it is INSIDE of another country and is surrounded by that country.

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