Important International Boundary Lines

Borders Between Neighbours of India 

“yourclasses” brings a list of Important International borders, these boundary lines are very important for different competitive examinations like SSC/IBPS/RRB/INSURANCE, etc

  1. Radcliffe Line
  • Drawn by Sir Cyril Radcliffe, this line demarcates the boundary between India and Pakistan.
  1. 24th Parallel
  • Line which Pakistan claims as the demarcating line between India and Pakistan.
  • This, however, is not recognized by India
  1. McMahon Line
  • Drawn by Sir Henry McMahon, the line demarcates the frontier of India and China.
  • China did not recognize the McMahon line and crossed it in 1962.
  1. Durand Line
  • The line demarcating the boundaries of Pakistan and Afghanistan.
  • It was drawn in 1896 by Sir Mortimer Durand.

Other Countries

  1. Hindenburg Line
  • The boundary dividing Germany and Poland.
  • The Germans retreated to this line in 1917 during World War I
  1. Maginot Line
  • It is a 320 km line of fortification build by France along its border with Germany before World War II, to protect against German attack.
  1. Mannerheim Line
  • The Line of Fortification between Russia- Finland.
  • It was drawn by General Mannerheim.
  1. Medicine Line or 49th Parallel
  • The border between Canada and the United States.
  1. Oder-Neisse Line
  • It is the border between Poland and Germany running along the Oder and Neisse rivers; adopted after the Poland Conference (August 1945) after the World War II.
  1. Siegfried Line
  • Line of fortification drawn by Germany on its border with France.
  1. 17th Parallel
  • The boundary between North Vietnam and South Vietnam before two was united.
  1. 26th Parallel south
  • A circle of latitude which crosses through Africa, Australia and South America.
  1. 36th Parallel
  • The southernmost boundary of the State of Missouri with the State of Arkansas.
  1. 37th Parallel north
  • The southern boundary of the historic and extralegal Territory of Jefferson.
  1. 38th Parallel
  • The parallel of latitude which separates North Korea and South Korea

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