Places That Don't Exist
Holidays in the Danger Zone: Places That Don't Exist is a five-part BBC Four series on breakaway states and unrecognised nations, devised, written and presented by Simon Reeve. The series producer was Will Daws. The producer was Iain Overton.
The series took the team to little-known parts of the world including Somaliland, recognised as part of Somalia; Transnistria of Moldova; Taiwan; Nagorno-Karabakh, disputed by Armenia and Azerbaijan; Adjara, Abkhazia, and South Ossetia, all recognized by the United Kingdom as parts of Georgia. (Despite a regional crisis in 2004, Adjara is now under the full control of Georgia)
The series was broadcast on BBC Two in May 2005.
- Episode 1: Somaliland
- Episode 2: Trans-Dniester
- Episode 3: Taiwan (Republic of China)
- Episode 4: South Ossetia and Abkhazia
- Episode 5: Nagorno-Karabakh
For the list and information about de facto independent unrecognised states or states with limited recognition, see list of states with limited recognition.
The programme and its team were awarded a One World Award in June 2005 for best popular feature.
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