The Tiny Spanish Town That Went To War With France For 100 Years

Ridiculous History

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The Tiny Spanish Town That Went To War With France For 100 Years

Wednesday, 26 February

Located two hours' drive inland along a winding potholed road from Almeria on Spain's southeastern Mediterranean coast, the small town of Lijar, Spain is notoriously difficult to find. Yet the town's tiny population sought to make an international impact in 1883 when they officially declared war on France for offending the Spanish king (France either didn't notice or didn't care). Join Ben and his surprise guest as they explore the strange story of Lijar's century long, bloodless, ridiculous war with France. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
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