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Ankoko Island

Ankoko Island (Isla de Anacoco in Venezuela) is located at the confluence of the Cuyuni River and Wenamu River, at , on the border between Guyana and Venezuela.

Venezuela, which claims a large part of western Guyana, occupied and annexed the Guyanese half of the island in 1966.

Guyana is trying to get the area back.

See also

Gran Colombia

Guayana Esequiba

List of territorial disputes

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