Why Nobody Wants This Part of Africa

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  • RealLifeLore
    RealLifeLore  8 months ago +13847

    Alright like this comment if you think I should go and make a claim to Bir Tawil. And leave a comment if you'd like to challenge me with your own claim, I dare you!

    • totally
      totally 6 days ago

      i claim it and we are monarchists. kingdom of sudania

    • Checker_chez Gacha
      Checker_chez Gacha 19 days ago

      I’m only 13 but I’m gonna claim it one day and name it clairken bc why not

    • Momotaz Sultana farukhi
      Momotaz Sultana farukhi 3 months ago

      It is my country 9 years old when I be 27 years old and I'm climate
      My country and I am gana make a garment

    • Sir Jaroid
      Sir Jaroid 3 months ago

      i would join your kingdom if i was granted a position of authority

    • Holly May
      Holly May 3 months ago

      I'll read the terms and conditions and get back to you

  • Zrebbesh
    Zrebbesh 8 months ago +3235

    Okay, this is where the people who want to start a Mars colony need to go to demonstrate their basic technical competence. If you can survive on Mars, colonizing Bir Tawil ought to be a piece of cake.

    • Raymund38 TV
      Raymund38 TV 17 days ago

      @My new channel Bro Sudan and Egypt wants other people to be occupied bir tawil way back 2018 to 2020 because that is a vacant land, but Sudan and Egypt is automatically not supporting anyone who claimed bir tawil, so if egypt and sudan didn't support your bir tawil country, do you think you will survive? Like i said that is a dessert no water, no growing eating plant for the people, and many animals did survive in the sun light conditions, so that is useless for the indipendent people to claimed and occupied bir tawil you spend alot of money for nothing bro, that is infavor for 2 countries sudan and egypt if anyone claimed bir tawil but im sure that 2 countries will not support people that claiming bir tawil they didn't support water or products or food so how bro? How we claimed bir tawil? If you are a billionaire how did you claimed bir tawil? How do you build an economics? How your money currency will grow? Theres many questions bro that very hard to answer. But for me you're fool if you claimed bir tawil even you have alot of money and you are eligible to build group of peoples to live bir tawil, because the main problem is water supplies and food supplies and economic growth and productivity exportation, you have no choice to give a bir tawil in egypt or sudan if you claimed that island, and that is the plan of sudan if you claimed bir tawil they have a right to claimed in red sea and after that someday if you are tired to being a country leader of bir tawil, the 2 countries will offered you to be a part of 1 country. So you only waste your money and time to claimed bir tawil for what? For nothing bro.

    • My new channel
      My new channel 18 days ago

      @Raymund38 TV if it’s so empty and useless, then why would Sudan care? And like you said, they don’t want it because they want the Red Sea. And yea of course it would be difficult to live there, but have you not heard of terraforming? Already people have created green areas in deserts.
      I think this place would be worth having purely because it’s the only chance to create a new country and not have to follow any stupid laws made by bureaucrats. It’s also possible to get money from big businesses by letting them be based there legally (without actually having to go there) for tax purposes.

    • Raymund38 TV
      Raymund38 TV Month ago

      Lol 😂 the people who claimed bir tawil is fool, no water to that land that is completely empty and useless land that is good for sudan if they occipied bir tawil but i think no politics will do that if they occupied bir tawil they will no longer be able to claimed red sea, but if someone they claimed and occupied bir tawil and declared him self as a king of bir tawil, sudan politics will appeal to UN to devide red sea in to 2 land since bir tawil is already occupied by other people and became a kingdom or country. If red sea will devide in to 2 that is 10x much bigger than bir tawil but only fool person can do that you need to spend billion dollars just to occupied bir tawil 😂 for what reason, you cant have a plantation to bir tawil to gained a vegetable foods also fruits 😂 because that land is fully dry and no water to that land, also the animal only the choosing animals can survive to that land many animals can't survive to the temperature of bir tawil so you can build a farm, so the people cant live in bir tawil even if you are rich and you claimed bir tawil ask your own country or kingdom you need many resources for your people population and how they survive without food, if you exporting food to other country while your people had no job for your country hows your country money will circulate 😂 to your people, your kingdom economy will be lost quickly while sudan and egypt will laughing you 😂 that is very impossible to claimed bir tawil, that is a propaganda of sudan politics to give bir tawil to people that wanting to claimed bir tawil to having a rights to claimed a red sea or devide a red sea between sudan and egypt, because bir tawil is fully empty no richness in bir tawil that is full of sickness and hungryness for who want to claimed that land.

    • josh3221ify
      josh3221ify 3 months ago

      But Sir, it would mean they can't fake being in mars with blurry images.

    • MassacreStarts
      MassacreStarts 5 months ago

      Why does some of the footage of Bir Tawil look exactly like some of the footage of Mars?🤔

  • Certified Meme Certifier
    Certified Meme Certifier 4 months ago +479

    “I claimed this part of AFRICA, and the last person to leave it gets it and 50k dollars”

    • Raymund38 TV
      Raymund38 TV Month ago

      Lol 😂 the people who claimed bir tawil is fool, no water to that land that is completely empty and useless land that is good for sudan if they occipied bir tawil but i think no politics will do that if they occupied bir tawil they will no longer be able to claimed red sea, but if someone they claimed and occupied bir tawil and declared him self as a king of bir tawil, sudan politics will appeal to UN to devide red sea in to 2 land since bir tawil is already occupied by other people and became a kingdom or country. If red sea will devide in to 2 that is 10x much bigger than bir tawil but only fool person can do that you need to spend billion dollars just to occupied bir tawil 😂 for what reason, you cant have a plantation to bir tawil to gained a vegetable foods also fruits 😂 because that land is fully dry and no water to that land, also the animal only the choosing animals can survive to that land many animals can't survive to the temperature of bir tawil so you can build a farm, so the people cant live in bir tawil even if you are rich and you claimed bir tawil ask your own country or kingdom you need many resources for your people population and how they survive without food, if you exporting food to other country while your people had no job for your country hows your country money will circulate 😂 to your people, your kingdom economy will be lost quickly while sudan and egypt will laughing you 😂 that is very impossible to claimed bir tawil, that is a propaganda of sudan politics to give bir tawil to people that wanting to claimed bir tawil to having a rights to claimed a red sea or devide a red sea between sudan and egypt, because bir tawil is fully empty no richness in bir tawil that is full of sickness and hungryness for who want to claimed that land.

    • shiberu
      shiberu 2 months ago +1

      damn i read that with jimmy's voice

    • Austin Courtemanche
      Austin Courtemanche 2 months ago +4

      Nah Jimmy would straight up give them the country

    • Danish Sami
      Danish Sami 2 months ago +3

      Mr beassst

    • Breisy YT
      Breisy YT 3 months ago +4

      Why did i read this in MrBeast voice💀

  • Penguin
    Penguin 2 months ago +29

    Let’s take the moment to appreciate how much effort RealLifeLore puts into his content for us. Great job

    • Mons
      Mons 17 days ago +1

      bot

  • Lily Siuta
    Lily Siuta 23 days ago +2

    While I know that turning even a small portion of the Sahara into a solarpower farm would have a great impact on global weather patterns, I can't help but think about making Bir Tawil into a solar panel nation

  • Salih Tekin
    Salih Tekin 2 days ago

    I love the way he connects the topic to the advertisement smoothly in all his videos even if it is a cookware.

  • James K
    James K 8 months ago +11212

    It would be hilarious if large quantities of something like gold were suddenly discovered in Bir Tawil.

    • Marcraven
      Marcraven Month ago

      The underground cave from Aladdin

    • Alexis Garcia
      Alexis Garcia 3 months ago +2

      Or vibranium

    • Iurope
      Iurope 4 months ago

      Gold

    • Iurope
      Iurope 4 months ago

      Lots in south africa

    • dimilmu
      dimilmu 4 months ago

      @silveryfeather208 uhmmm maybe

  • Adam Park
    Adam Park 5 months ago +52

    Wouldn't this be a perfect playground for Nasa to test their moon habitat experiments? After all, if they can land a few helicopters with the same sort of gear that would be on a moon habitat mission, and prove they can thrive their untouched for a few years, wouldn't this be allot cheaper allot safer, and yield great test results to apply towards an actual moon mission?

    • Connor
      Connor 3 months ago +3

      The US would have to first claim the land, to which by any account of US history, it would need oil or some other source of extra table resource for them to do so

    • Eskii NZL
      Eskii NZL 3 months ago +2

      They already have training grounds that are both secluded from population and also have terrain that matches the moon. It would simply cost too much for them to transport their trainees back and forward from their already established grounds.
      Not to mention it would cause lots of problems with other countrys

    • kidzio
      kidzio 5 months ago +11

      Thats actually very smart
      But no, im claiming bir tawil.

  • vaguestvestige
    vaguestvestige 5 months ago +21

    Antarctica was discovered more than 500 years ago not 200. The Piri Reis Map was drawn in the early 1500s by an Ottoman admiral on expedition and shows Antarctica. Not only Antarctica but Antarctica without ice and also the east coast of the Americas. What's crazy crazy is that its only about a third of the map that's still intact

    • Kleofas Kaktus
      Kleofas Kaktus Month ago +2

      true. many speak 'bout Magellan, Pizzare or even Marco Polo, but only few mention Piri Reis, one of the gratest sailors of all time. sweet you made that point

  • Sebastian C
    Sebastian C Month ago +1

    I would imagine Hala'ib becoming like a second UAE, or a second Qatar, another one of those super-rich fancy elitist tourist spots if Egypt, Sudan, or both countries decided to invest heavily on the disputed region.

  • Daniel Lapain
    Daniel Lapain 5 months ago +3

    You wouldn't need roads there in the beginning, you could literally build a society that relies more on flying/ floating vehicles to jump start things (get inventors interested). You could create geo-farms in the ground to normalize temperatures and create crops and harvest water from the air and land. There is bound to be usable materials under the sand. If its hot enough topside you can also run Sterling generators off of that heat. I have so many ideas on how this could work out. Politically though, you would need everyone interested in claiming it to put aside their pride to work together to get it started. It would start out like a Mars colonist would need to think like to conquer it. Start with mining out places to live and create barriers against the sand. This would be a great area for space geared companies to experiment with. The Antarctic as well (I would use Yttrium generators there instead however)

  • Hot Blade
    Hot Blade 8 months ago +4711

    "...about 1% of Earth's land area remains unclaimed by any country..."
    Britain: *No need to thank me.*

    • Kay Ade
      Kay Ade 2 months ago

      @TheMadRatterLol. The Roman Empire and the African Barbary Cosairs beg to differ. It really should be "Britons never never never never shall be slaves... *again".*

    • Dameon Ryan
      Dameon Ryan 3 months ago

      @Finley Attrill you’re powerless against a small militia. Revolution baby.

    • Finley Attrill
      Finley Attrill 3 months ago

      As a British citizen, I have claimed this comment section and anyone who disagrees will be deposited in a cardboard box on triton (one of Jupiter's moons). Thanks for your co-operation.

    • TheMadRatter
      TheMadRatter 4 months ago

      @Trollololol actually we were told to rule the waves in the song. No claim that we already did.
      "Rule Britannia, Britannia rule the waves! Britons never, never, never shall be slaves."

    • DAMN RYAN U SUCKZ
      DAMN RYAN U SUCKZ 5 months ago +2

      @J M England : hey isn't that oil
      America : oil??
      America : evidence show that bla bla bla bla so that island is our

  • Giraffeman
    Giraffeman 4 months ago +37

    RealLifeLore: “You can’t claim this”
    Britain: “I missed the part where that’s my problem.”

  • Nadir On The Go
    Nadir On The Go 4 months ago +2

    This was fascinating

  • Z
    Z 3 months ago +3

    At 7:30, you said that the land used in Bir Tawil was more culturally Egyptian. How is that possible if no one lives there and it's just "useless land"?

    • Marwan Zaki
      Marwan Zaki 2 months ago +1

      The Ababdah tribe based near Aswan used it as grazing land.

  • FlickCenterGaming
    FlickCenterGaming 2 months ago +1

    To quote a former History teacher of mine,
    "When in doubt, blame the British!"

  • Carzey
    Carzey 8 months ago +14876

    I can't wait for MrBeast to claim Bir Tawil and make it his own country.

    • Amman Bg
      Amman Bg 4 days ago

      Lmfao

    • Joshua Jones-wolves fan🇺🇦
      Joshua Jones-wolves fan🇺🇦 8 days ago

      Hell form a military and prank invade Sudan and Egypt, then give them each 1 billion pounds

    • Rayan Hamrani
      Rayan Hamrani 8 days ago

      No I will claim the territory even if Mr beast claimed it I was still do war

    • MrGamer11
      MrGamer11 18 days ago

      In your dreams

    • Kaiser Walton IV
      Kaiser Walton IV 22 days ago

      he gonna be like:
      TODAY, I BOUGHT ALL UNCLAIMED LAND , AND ALL MY FRIENDS ARE GONNA PLAY HIDE AND SEEK TO KEEP IT

  • The Outer Gods
    The Outer Gods 5 months ago +16

    So i'm looking for the history before all the colonial nonsense and I can't even find out why it's called Bir Tawil (tall water well). Does it have a water well? Did it ever? Why is it's history so mysterious and obscured? Sad that no one has taken the time to ask local Bedouin tribes about it more, or if they have at least they could publish it online somewhere...

  • handresru
    handresru 4 months ago +3

    You made a mistake starting at 8:47. Option A for Sudan is the 1902 line and Option B is the 1899 line, but you said the opposite which means you basically repeated the best options as Egypt for Sudan. Sudan also wants the triangle so the 1902 line is Option A for them.

  • LP-TV
    LP-TV 20 days ago

    Nice content as always, thx.
    I have a question tho, how are you making these nice shots from the maps? I would really like to get an explanation for that. And I don't mean a sort of tutorial how to do it, but more an explanition of your workflow for doing these clips. Like, do you have a special programm for that, where do you get the maps from (like the .png file or whatever) how do you get this data to be in Video format...
    Thank you in advance.

  • Nyiko Snizz
    Nyiko Snizz Month ago

    That switch from history to food was amazing

  • Saif Chowdhury
    Saif Chowdhury 8 months ago +2898

    Can't imagine how the sailors and navigators who discovered Antarctica back in 1820 felt!

    • Denny B
      Denny B 23 days ago

      They’re still frozen there

    • Pir Jan Sarhandi
      Pir Jan Sarhandi 3 months ago

      Smart way to advertise a utensil.

    • Leen
      Leen 4 months ago

      They where probably freezing! And thought it was a snow island which I mean it is.

    • Antonio Matos - Pagés
      Antonio Matos - Pagés 5 months ago

      "ah, India atlast!"

    • FBI
      FBI 5 months ago

      @Imawaffle this is well known by now

  • Aji Saputra-Nii
    Aji Saputra-Nii 4 months ago +6

    So, this is what i understand (Correct me if i'm wrong).
    If Egypt claim bir tawil, that's mean they are surrend hala'ib to sudan
    If Sudan claim bir tawil, that's meant Egypt would've full authorities to hala'aib

  • Laughing Goat
    Laughing Goat 5 months ago +3

    RealLifeLore logic: so if you want to claim this part of the world you need cooling equipment

  • JustAnzia
    JustAnzia 5 months ago +1

    There was a youtube channel (yes theory) I think, that wanted to make their own country, I think they could possibly make a country out of bit tawil as they have a big community.

  • Call me Caleb
    Call me Caleb 5 months ago +1

    As being British I vow to fix this mess by taking bir tawil

  • slimee88
    slimee88 8 months ago +5540

    RLL: "This little plot of land in the middle of Africa that no one wants to claim"
    Me: "Its the British isn't it?"

    • Jambudvipa
      Jambudvipa 5 months ago

      @Pip Snowden becoz they ruled and stole from many countries and left them in a worse off state. One does not need to go far other then the British museum and see what’s in the queens collection to know this. For example India was one of the richest countries around 1700, when the British left it was one of the poorest! They looted valuables and treasures and made vast amounts of money from wheat etc. It makes me wonder how on earth a small country like This can be one of he richest when they have no natural resources etc.

    • Baggerz
      Baggerz 5 months ago

      Repent

    • Chris Cormac
      Chris Cormac 5 months ago

      @Sebastian Lodge like North America before Columbus

    • Gôjira
      Gôjira 6 months ago

      It’s always the British

  • LP-TV
    LP-TV 20 days ago

    In my understanding, you can see Bir Tawil in a state similar to Schrödingers Cat, either it is part of Egypt or of Sudan, but right now it is both or better none..

  • Brumme
    Brumme 5 months ago +1

    I now claim Bir Tawil to my own country Beas, that stands for between Egypt and Sudan.
    The flag has only one color, the color of dry dry sand. The national plant is egplants and the animal is the covid-19 virus (I know it's not an animal but who would even read this). Long live the Beas!

    • AZAM
      AZAM 4 months ago

      lol

  • TreasureFreak
    TreasureFreak 2 months ago

    I love how Luxemobourg is your default unit of measurement in basically all of your videos haha

  • PilotDanielSux
    PilotDanielSux 5 months ago +2

    I claimed Bir Tawil and designed my own flag and then planning to build 6 capital city’s

  • Henri Miller
    Henri Miller 8 months ago +4356

    "Why Nobody Wants This Part of Africa"
    Short Answer: It's a small patch of inhospitable desert and there's no oil.

    • Nicolas Chen Claudia Lin
      Nicolas Chen Claudia Lin 5 months ago

      Thats why usa isnt interested

    • Daniele the better
      Daniele the better 5 months ago

      @Gerstein03 man, you really don't understand sarcasm?

    • Gerstein03
      Gerstein03 5 months ago

      @Daniele the better the United States wasn't involved in the scramble of Africa so if there were oil it would've been one of the European nations that carved it up

    • Hi Jo
      Hi Jo 5 months ago

      @Nehan Karanch The US wasn't always oil independent.

    • Killerbob_360 YT
      Killerbob_360 YT 5 months ago

      Can't wait to become a king

  • Chouci Vang
    Chouci Vang 3 months ago

    7:37 so the only reason Bir Tawil was created was in consideration of nomadic tribes the used the land...

  • The Academy of Political Science

    Imagine a huge oil reserve being discovered in Bir Tawil and both Egypt and Sudan wanting Bir Tawil and in the end Americans coming and taking over Bir Tawil 😂

  • Jonathan Carr
    Jonathan Carr 5 months ago +1

    Bir Tawil may not be controlled by any state... instead, it's controlled by Bedouin gold miners with semi-automatic weapons. Yes, it has substantial gold resources that are mined using primitive techniques. The Bedouins will detain you if you try to visit, and make you leave. And that's if you play your cards right. I read the recent travelogue (with pictures) of a European guy (Belgian, I recall) who went there. Anyone who wanted to take over Bir Tawil and have a high chance of success would have to bring a force of probably 100 armed soldiers, at the very least. So, claiming Bir Tawil is just kind of a funny joke that can't be realized, except by the Egyptian or Sudanese state.

  • Bruno Ferreira
    Bruno Ferreira 5 months ago +2

    I just find it so fascinating that it's literally a sea of sand.

  • President Elect Nash Montana
    President Elect Nash Montana 5 months ago +954

    So, I rode a pure bred Egyptian Arab horse through parts of Bir Tawil in the late 80’s. A friend of mine who owns a ranch north of Bir Tawil in Egypt, breeding and raising Arabian horses, did guided tours through parts of Bir for a few years. I will never forget this time. We were in the desert for two weeks, living in nomad tents with our horses and a couple of guys with all terrain vehicles for our supplies. Generator and everything. It was amazing. I have never, and probably never will, experience the absolutely stunning silence of the earth. Two weeks in Bir Tawil we’re life changing for me. We were visited by Tuareg nomads for two days, we spoke French with each other. They taught us to hunt for small protein bugs that live under rocks, and showed us the trails of the wandering rocks; there are rocks that move miles and miles in the desert and they leave a trail behind, I don’t know what the phenomena is called.

    • President Elect Nash Montana
      President Elect Nash Montana Month ago

      @Raymund38 TV Just letting ya know, nobody will read this.

    • Raymund38 TV
      Raymund38 TV Month ago

      Lol 😂 the people who claimed bir tawil is fool, no water to that land that is completely empty and useless land that is good for sudan if they occipied bir tawil but i think no politics will do that if they occupied bir tawil they will no longer be able to claimed red sea, but if someone they claimed and occupied bir tawil and declared him self as a king of bir tawil, sudan politics will appeal to UN to devide red sea in to 2 land since bir tawil is already occupied by other people and became a kingdom or country. If red sea will devide in to 2 that is 10x much bigger than bir tawil but only fool person can do that you need to spend billion dollars just to occupied bir tawil 😂 for what reason, you cant have a plantation to bir tawil to gained a vegetable foods also fruits 😂 because that land is fully dry and no water to that land, also the animal only the choosing animals can survive to that land many animals can't survive to the temperature of bir tawil so you can build a farm, so the people cant live in bir tawil even if you are rich and you claimed bir tawil ask your own country or kingdom you need many resources for your people population and how they survive without food, if you exporting food to other country while your people had no job for your country hows your country money will circulate 😂 to your people, your kingdom economy will be lost quickly while sudan and egypt will laughing you 😂 that is very impossible to claimed bir tawil, that is a propaganda of sudan politics to give bir tawil to people that wanting to claimed bir tawil to having a rights to claimed a red sea or devide a red sea between sudan and egypt, because bir tawil is fully empty no richness in bir tawil that is full of sickness and hungryness for who want to claimed that land.

    • Dennis Tap
      Dennis Tap 4 months ago +3

      Great story, i do believe you.. Gerda could have been married to an Egyptian i pressume. I've been to Egypt many times too, know many western women married to Egyptians..
      And i think Gerda is a typical Dutch name. 😉
      Thanks for sharing your great story 👌🏽

    • Darth Jar Jar
      Darth Jar Jar 4 months ago

      do people actually live there or do they live in sudan and egypt and just go out for tours

    • Darth Jar Jar
      Darth Jar Jar 4 months ago

      is it interesting or just a bit boring?

  • The Rust Kitty
    The Rust Kitty 5 months ago

    If only the Freedom Ship guy knew about this, he could've designed a giant sand crawler to claim the Bir Tawil with.

  • sephiroth8377
    sephiroth8377 5 months ago

    Ill have it. Imagine the price down the line after the ice caps melt.
    I would love my own island, no matter how small.

  • Matt Allen
    Matt Allen 2 months ago

    POV: in a general contractor and wondering how hard it would be to get wood there or flown in. I could have a plan here

  • LoL 881
    LoL 881 5 months ago +3

    MrBeast up next: I spent a billion dollars and claimed this land to make my own country!

  • Avery the Cuban-American
    Avery the Cuban-American 7 months ago +4763

    *"As with many badly drawn borders, it starts with the British"*
    - Jay Foretzu, The Art of Map Men

  • Nerderer J
    Nerderer J 4 months ago +6

    If I had heaps of money I’d build a road and bring all orphans to this place and build schools and infrastructure and build an amazing community 😍

  • Vrbic
    Vrbic 4 months ago +1

    There i s 193 countries that are internationaly recognised (at least 90% of world have to say yes it is country) countries as norh cyprus kosovo are half and not recognised so please people want content creators that give 100% correct information like here in Germany every news are telling truth and no one wants american who dont even know to say Germany properly to talk about it

  • Longknife
    Longknife 5 months ago

    I dunno man, the United Cities did a pretty good job of surviving in a place like Bir Tawil. Just need a lot of unjust slavery and pompous capitalism.

  • Jessaby
    Jessaby 5 months ago

    I’ve claimed Bir Tawil. It will be known as The Humanitarian Kingdom of the People of Bir Tawil. Call me your king (or Queen if you’d rather) and go secure the land. You’ll be rewarded with peerage. You may only receive the peerage however if you are native to the continent.

  • shreya love
    shreya love 8 months ago +4554

    reallifelore: "why nobody wants this land-"
    british: "hold my gin and tonic, did someone say conquerable land??"

  • Indian Ball mapping
    Indian Ball mapping 7 days ago

    I want to name that price as that the people's democratic kingdom of odorome
    The national languge would be classical Arabic ,odo English and Japanese

  • Carl_brawl stars
    Carl_brawl stars 5 months ago

    I claim bir Tawil as the country of “real life lore is cool”

  • Richard Li
    Richard Li 3 months ago

    the idea that parts of Africa are left ‘to claim’ is remarkably colonialist and imperialist

  • Algeo Extra
    Algeo Extra 4 months ago +1

    so what are the steps to claim the unclaimed land of antartica?

  • 🇺🇲The United States of America

    "If you see two fish fighting then a British man probably passed by" -unknown

  • King Arthur the Thirdthst
    King Arthur the Thirdthst 3 months ago +1

    Q: 7:32 how did they decide that area was more culturally Egyptian?
    A: They ran a survey throughout the entire population of the area
    Q :But there's 0 peop-
    A: THEY *_ALL_* IDENTIFIED AS CULTURALLY EGYPTIAN, NOW SHUT UP

  • Clovee
    Clovee 5 months ago

    I am now claiming Bir Tawil for my own and renaming it to “The Kingdom of Anime” or TKOA for short.

  • speedwaycoffin
    speedwaycoffin Month ago

    ok but where did the supposed egyptian population of the area (now called Bir Tawil) go? you mentioned that it is uninhabited, but also that a second border was drawn to get the egyptian people living there into egypt?

  • Alex Macedonian
    Alex Macedonian 3 months ago +1

    It's actually a very interesting story

  • Moon
    Moon 8 months ago +860

    The true goal for anyone is to successfully create a country in that area, make the name REALLY dumb, then wait for an important event to occur (like a war or something) and then do a bunch of random things that history classes in the future will have to teach and make it harder for people trying to learn it

    • Kenneth
      Kenneth 5 months ago

      BigBlackDongs has a meeting with the president of China

    • GrumpyMunky Game Design
      GrumpyMunky Game Design 5 months ago

      Lets call it Country McCountry Face!

    • That1RobloxYouTuber
      That1RobloxYouTuber 5 months ago

      gonna show up and name this shit NFT Desert

    • CATX
      CATX 5 months ago

      or restart the USSR

  • OMAR ALAP'S AMAZING CHANNEL

    If I were able to claim that pot of land, I would call it THE KINGDOM OF OMARIA.

  • Kapten-N
    Kapten-N 5 months ago

    What about that tiny Sudanese salient north of the 22nd parallel east of Bir Tawil?

  • Ahmed Kamel
    Ahmed Kamel 5 months ago

    In 1902 The Birtish gave Sudan administrative control of Halayeb, but did not give them Halayeb. This is like having a watchman for your building, to take care of it, however this doesn't mean he can claim the building to himself.

  • Levi Vandijk
    Levi Vandijk 4 months ago

    It took me two of your videos to sign up for nebula and curiosity love your work !

  • Aubrey S.
    Aubrey S. 8 months ago +3463

    “There ain’t nothin’ more important than my daughter’s happiness” - Jay Foreman, in an impressively thick American accent
    edit: I meant a thick Texan accent, my mistake

    • Ceci n'est pas un être.
      Ceci n'est pas un être. 8 months ago

      @toonmag50 sure, man.

    • toonmag50
      toonmag50 8 months ago

      @Ceci n'est pas un être. geographical notions? Amusing,at least I know where Afghanistan is, without the distortion of looking at the dust blur in the rear view mirror as I fly away, with indecent haste .

    • toonmag50
      toonmag50 8 months ago

      @Ceci n'est pas un être. you appear to have smoked one opium pipe too many.

    • Ceci n'est pas un être.
      Ceci n'est pas un être. 8 months ago

      @toonmag50
      Neither Canada nor Mexico are Central or South American nations though. That's my point.

  • GachaWolf8190
    GachaWolf8190 Month ago

    I WANT PART OF BIR TAWIL! Just so i can be cool, and claim i own a country. Yes i would TRY and develop it

  • ForceChannel ToComment
    ForceChannel ToComment 5 months ago

    I can't get over how much Sudan looks like a scaled down model of Africa (at least at 6:35)

  • JellyBeanFan
    JellyBeanFan 5 months ago

    I would change the name of Bir Tawil to
    Southern Philippines bc i live in Philippines

  • Intreductor
    Intreductor 5 months ago +1

    Me: Why is there an empty plot of land in Africa?
    RealLifeLore at 4:40 "We can thank the British".
    Me: Ah, ok say no more.

  • clericofchaos1
    clericofchaos1 5 months ago +1386

    Ok, so i get why setting this up as a nation would be difficult, but if it's unclaimed what's stopping a corporation from setting up shop there and just claiming the land as private property wherever they fill out their taxes? I mean, it looks perfect for illegal experimentation. Big pharma could make a lot of use out of that. Any PMC would also love to have a permanent base of operations in Africa because there's a whole lot of work there for mercs. All of which could operate without any government oversight.

    • Morvus Monvrus
      Morvus Monvrus 3 months ago

      @PrismaAce If they had meant white collar, they would have said white collar. No one refers to construction as "blue labor."

    • Morvus Monvrus
      Morvus Monvrus 3 months ago

      @Swisher Sweets Ah yes, those White Mongolians, Greeks, and Persians were truly a blight on history.

    • PrismaAce
      PrismaAce 5 months ago

      @Morvus Monvrus they mean white collar, not white skin. so fragile

  • Good Sound
    Good Sound 5 months ago

    1:30 Antarctica wasn‘t discovered until 200 years ago. - so what about the so called Piri Reis map from the 15th century?

  • JamesSadat1647
    JamesSadat1647 3 months ago

    Tir Na Sadat ( “Tir na” means “land of” in Irish, and Sadat is my second name)

  • Elizabeth Deel
    Elizabeth Deel 4 months ago

    The story should have taken 1/4 to 1/3 the amount of time that it did.

  • J Scott Upton
    J Scott Upton 5 months ago

    I suspect that Bir Tawil will have the last word on whether it is part of any country or not.

  • Just Some Guy without a Mustache

    "Maybe after Jeff Bezos conquers space, he'll come after Bir Tawil and turn it into his personal little kingdom."
    Don't give him any ideas.

    • Jerry Miller
      Jerry Miller Month ago

      elon musk will conquer space

    • I_ARE_PENGUIN
      I_ARE_PENGUIN Month ago

      it wouldnt be jeff bezos most likely would be elon musk

    • buggg123🇺🇦
      buggg123🇺🇦 Month ago

      Or Putin 😶

    • Da N
      Da N 2 months ago

      This is "Comment & Reply" is for the VIDEO!
      This is not for people to comment or reply to other comments and replies!

    • Oscar J
      Oscar J 2 months ago +1

      Jeff bests has been in space

  • Casey byrne
    Casey byrne 5 months ago +1

    Love this guys work but if you gonna show a map, show a realistic one, Ireland is down at UK which is not true which I know you know about.

    • S Kaur
      S Kaur 4 months ago

      Exactly, flat earth map is accurate AF

  • ARABIAN CAT
    ARABIAN CAT 2 days ago

    I wish I have a country :(

  • Sneaky-Boi The Sneakiest Boi

    I can’t wait to claim Bir Tawil as Constantinople 2: Electric Boogaloo.

  • The SPH 😎
    The SPH 😎 5 months ago +1

    Bir Tawil and Mary Birdland has to be part of INDIA🇮🇳🇮🇳!!!!!

  • HESSEIN
    HESSEIN 5 months ago +712

    I am an Egyptian and i studied history in high school and this video is more enlightening than the 2 years i spent studying history in high school. i always heard about halayeeb confliction but i didn't know what is the situation or why.

    • Cedric Celt
      Cedric Celt Month ago +1

      Only native English speakers speak just in English lol im Portuguese I speak 5 languages, is that a problem 4 u guys?

    • Tariq Omer
      Tariq Omer 4 months ago +1

      @tobias ripper You can ask me
      In our history, they clearly say Halaeb is a part of Sudan like any other.

    • pim pim pupajim
      pim pim pupajim 4 months ago

      @Radithya Satria same here thanks for letting me know

    • Radithya Satria
      Radithya Satria 4 months ago

      @pim pim pupajim it's normal to be trilingual in my country too

    • Amr Osman
      Amr Osman 5 months ago

      @科学的エビデンス what? bro internet is common in egypt (not on the country side tho but still there is houses with internet there)

  • Daniel Kakish
    Daniel Kakish 3 months ago

    But why doesn’t Egypt or Sudan say, separately from the British border, they are going to annex Bir Tawil extraterritorially in addition to their recognized border?

  • あずみ💮🌸
    あずみ💮🌸 4 months ago

    "it's not a mistake ✨ it's a MASTERPIECE✨

  • Gordon Waldner
    Gordon Waldner 8 days ago

    Antarctica is governed by international treaty. None of it can be claimed. Parts of it can be temporarily leased for scientific research.

  • uniwsim8
    uniwsim8 4 months ago

    About Bir Tawil, I would name it "Republic of Ricrollia" for completely no reason...

  • Mouad Chaiabi
    Mouad Chaiabi 8 months ago +2536

    "It all started with some British dude drawing up arbitrary borders."
    How many times do I have to read/hear this?

    • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky II
      Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky II 2 months ago

      Hell it's either some Brit or Stalin.

    • Xavier's clone
      Xavier's clone 5 months ago

      @Regular dude on internet. And Europe to make Napoleon weak

    • William
      William 5 months ago

      @Da Phenomenalz "Old Britain" lmao Britain is still the same bud

    • Mouad Chaiabi
      Mouad Chaiabi 5 months ago

      @GrumpyMunky Game Design are you saying that the UK invaded the Middle East out of good will towards the nations there?

  • kwena letlhoma
    kwena letlhoma 5 months ago +1

    4:01 check for minerals and sell them call it the land of riches after it grows economicaly

  • Curtis Steeves
    Curtis Steeves 4 months ago

    If there WAS a space in the world I could claim I don't know what I would name it
    ..

  • BushRangerZeroOne- RoughNeckTwoZero

    I claim this land as the Planet Ne'setooine, and will defend it from orbit with my flagship the space battleship 'Yamato'.

  • Dogcopter James
    Dogcopter James 5 months ago

    Hmm can an photon which is smaller than the smallest thing of a Petoamic Particular called a quark claim the under part of this place?

  • Josh Smith
    Josh Smith 8 months ago +3554

    "An American dad from Virginia" sounds about right for Stan lol.

    • 🇺🇲The United States of America
      🇺🇲The United States of America 8 months ago +1

      @ً I am guessing that says sudan but yeah idk how that matters its just a country name

    • ً
      ً 8 months ago +1

      @🇺🇲The United States of America Sudanese people have Black skins (not brown). That Amerikan guy was as white as snow. Fun fact: sudan is derived from the arabic word for BLACK أسود

    • fata morgana
      fata morgana 8 months ago

      yep, and about that alien he's harboring...

    • 🇺🇲The United States of America
      🇺🇲The United States of America 8 months ago

      @ً I don't get it...?? sudan sounds funni but its the name of the country underneath but eh

    • Yeetus the crusader
      Yeetus the crusader 8 months ago

      @GladBuffalo 😐

  • matt reeves
    matt reeves 5 months ago

    Seems like second step would be to declare some sort of territorial war.

  • AbbieMabey
    AbbieMabey 5 months ago

    If I could claim Bir Tawil, I would make the Republic of Xanea

  • Umwe Bavuze!
    Umwe Bavuze! 5 months ago

    Imagine going to Made-In to buy cooking equipment for your new kingdom

  • Flying Pig
    Flying Pig 4 months ago +1

    I claim this land as the Kingdom of Literally Fucking Nowhere

  • Boredman567
    Boredman567 8 months ago +129

    If anyone tried to enforce a serious claim to Bir Tawil, I bet both Egypt and Sudan would object on the grounds that "That land belongs to our neighbor."

    • Omar Gadal
      Omar Gadal 8 months ago

      Sure 100%

    • Kris Recke
      Kris Recke 8 months ago +17

      That's exactly what they've done. Both of them agree that the land isn't unclaimed.

    • Fajar Adi
      Fajar Adi 8 months ago +9

      While pointing at each other noses

  • Frank Smith
    Frank Smith 5 months ago

    Antarctica has been shown accurately on maps dated well before 200yrs ago.

  • Efe
    Efe 5 months ago +1

    *We will reorganize bir tawil into the 1st Galactic Empire!*

  • Frostbyte Gaming
    Frostbyte Gaming 5 months ago +1

    I hereby claim Bir Tawil as Frostbyte's Kingdom.

  • mikoto urabe
    mikoto urabe 4 months ago

    Let's just appreciate of how the camera man survived on those videos

  • Colonel Joshua Chamberlain
    Colonel Joshua Chamberlain  8 months ago +863

    Honestly, it would be hard to come up with a better name than “The Kingdom Of Middle Earth”

    • Draoidh
      Draoidh 8 months ago

      @Colonel Joshua Chamberlain I totally understand you

    • Colonel Joshua Chamberlain
      Colonel Joshua Chamberlain  8 months ago +1

      @Draoidhi might rather live in the actual Mordor than there. At least theres SOME running water

    • Draoidh
      Draoidh 8 months ago

      Yet Im thinking of following the ent wives' example and try to farm that hell hole. With a lot of willpower and money it should be possible haha.

    • Draoidh
      Draoidh 8 months ago +1

      Oh there is, the "land of Mordor" for example ;).
      As a die hard fan of Sauron I think of claimming that kingdom for my master, Sauron the great.

    • Colonel Joshua Chamberlain
      Colonel Joshua Chamberlain  8 months ago

      @NATOspy Sánchez i dunno, a lot of Americans are pretty ungrateful these days

  • Garrett schnobrich
    Garrett schnobrich 3 days ago

    I now claim Bir Tawil, I will now call my country the United Emerates of Forteska.

  • hello
    hello 14 days ago +1

    The most logical name for this can be: Kingdom of everyone

  • Dan K
    Dan K Month ago

    you can see clearly how western intentionally made the border issue very complicated in every countries they colonized. Beside: The Western knew that there was an oil. that is why conflict were needed.

    • JOSEPH WODARCZYK
      JOSEPH WODARCZYK Month ago

      Oil wasn't that useful for most of history, and honestly we weren't great at finding it anyway.