GK - International Boundaries


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The following tables describes the important International Boundaries/Lines −

S.No Name & Description
1

The 17th Parallel

It is the Line Between North & South Vietnam

2

The 38th parallel

It is the Line Between North & South Korea (Before the Korean war)

3

The 49th Parallel (also The Medicine Line)

It is the Boundary Between Canada & the USA

4

The 24th Parallel

It is the Line that Pakistan claims for the demarcation purpose, but India does not accept it

5

The Siegfried Line

It is the Boundary Between France and Germany

6

The Maginot Line

It is France’s Defensive Line

7

The Hindenburg Line

It was the Line that described Germany’s position during the World War I

8

The Oder–Neisse line

It is the Boundary Between Germany & Poland

9

The Radcliffe Line

It is the Boundary Between India & Pakistan

10

The McMahon Line

It is the Boundary Between India & China (However, originally signed between Britain & Tibet)

11

The Mannerheim Line

It was a defensive line drawn on the Karelian Isthmus by Finland against the Soviet Union

12

The Durand Line

It is the Boundary Between Pakistan & India (formerly between British India and Afghanistan)

13

The Line of Control (LoC)

It is the military control line between India and Pakistan (in the state of Jammu & Kashmir)

14

The Line of Actual Control (LAC)

It is the Effective Boundary between India and China



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