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The unique piece of land in the world whose owners change every 6 months

Although, land ownership rights are generally granted for 90 to 100 years worldwide, however, there is also a piece of land in the world, whose owners change every 6 months and interestingly, it is owned by 2 states, not ordinary people.

Yes.Pheasant Island is the only piece of land in Europe, less than 7,000 square meters, whose ownership changes every 6 months. This small but very important and historic island ownership changing is continued for 350 years.

The transfer of ownership of the island to France and Spain every 6 months began in 1669 when the two countries signed an agreement to end the long-running war.

The agreement to end the war also included that both the both countries will have the provisions and proprietary rights of ‘Pheasant ¬†Island’ located on the border between Spain and France.

According to the agreement, the two countries will provide ownership rights of ‘Pheasant Island to each other every 6 months and since then, the ownership rights for this piece of land have exchanging process in both countries.

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