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Paragraph 1

Governments, leaders and diplomats spend months, years or even creating borders between countries. A farmer in Belgium did not need so . It took him just a few minutes to change the border between Belgium and France. He made Belgium about 1,000 meters bigger and France about 1,000 square meters smaller. How? He moved a 150-kilogram stone 2.29 metres inside France. A boundary stone shows where the border between two countries or lies. The stone the relocated was laid down in 1819 to mark the French-Belgian border. The farmer did not move the stone for reasons. He did it to make it easier to drive his around his .

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