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There is a village in Austria which has its own metro line

That’s right, there is a remote alpine village that has its own subway line. It’s in Austria and its name is Serfaus. Pretty fascinating considering the place has a population of just over one thousand people!

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Bitonto, the city in Italy with a near-perfect circle ring road

There is a small city in the south of Italy which goes by the name of Bitonto and has a near-perfect annular ring road around it.

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Total number of visits to each European country by a U.S. president since the end of the Cold War

This maps shows how many times a sitting U.S. president has visited each European country since the dissolution of the Soviet Union which happened on December 26, 1991. Five people have held the title of President since that date:

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5 German exclaves in Belgium that are separated by a meters wide bicycle path from the rest of Germany

Schematic map of the German exclaves in Belgium along the way of the Vennbahn (Click to enlarge!)
The exclaves on Google Maps

These enclaves/exclaves are located along the border of the European countries of Belgium and Germany, just south of the city of Aachen. Here is an example of what these borders actually mean at some locations: