List of International Boundary Line ie, Durand Line, Macmahon Line, Radcliffe Line, LOC & LAC is very important for all competition Exams. If you are aspirants of UPSC, SSC, WBPSC, MPPSC, KPSC, MPSC, RAIL, BANKING, and all other State PSC Exams then the List of International Boundary Line is a very important Static GK for you.
International Boundary Line means a borderline between two countries that separates them. Like Durand Line which separates Afghanistan and Pakistan, Macmahon Line separates India and China, Radcliffe Line between India and Pakistan.
Any aspirants can easily memorize this List of International Boundary Line by practicing it. Remember 1-2 marks can come from this topic and 1 mark does matter in any competitive exams.
List of International Boundary Lines:
Line Of Control (LOC)
- The Line of Control (LoC) is a military control line between the India and Pakistan Border.
Line Of Actual Control (LAC)
- The Line of Actual Control (LAC) is a loose demarcation line that separates Indian & Chinese territory in the Sino-Indian border dispute.
- The term was first used by Zhou Enlai in a 1959 letter to Jawaharlal Nehru.
List of International Boundary Lines
Durand Line: Afghanistan and Pakistan. It was drawn in 1896 by Sir Mortimer Durand.
Macmahon Line: India and China. It was drawn up by Sir. Henry MacMahon.
Radcliffe Line: India and Pakistan. It was drawn up by Sir Cyril Radcliffe.
Hindenburg Line: Germany and Poland.
Medicine Line: Canada and the United States.
Order-Neisse Line: Poland and Germany.
Marginal Line: France and Germany.
Mannerheim Line: Russia-Finland border. Drawn up by General Mannerheim.
Siegfried Line: Germany and France.
17th Parallel: North Vietnam and South Vietnam.
38th Parallel: North Korea and South Korea.
24th Parallel: India and Pakistan.
49th Parallel: USA and Canada
26th Parallel south is a circle of latitude which crosses through Africa, Australia, and South America.
30th PARALLEL north is a line of latitude that stands one-third of the way between the equator and the North Pole.
45th Parallel north is often called the halfway point between the Equator and the North Pole.
Other International Lines
Mason-Dixon Line is a line of demarcation between four states in the United States.
33rd Parallel north is a circle of latitude which separates the southern United States, parts of North Africa, parts of the Middle East, and China.
35th Parallel north forms the boundary between the State of North Carolina and the State of Georgia and the boundary between the State of Tennessee arid the State of Georgia the State of Alabama, and the State of Mississippi.
360 30’ Parallel north forms the boundary between the Tennessee and Commonwealth of Kentucky
37th Parallel north formed the southern boundary of the historic and extralegal Territory of Jefferson.
39th Parallel north is an imaginary circle of latitude that is 39 degrees north of the Earth’s equatorial plane.
40th Parallel north formed the original northern boundary of the British Colony of Maryland.
41st Parallel north forms the northern boundary of the State of Colorado with Nebraska and Wyoming and the southern boundary of the State of Wyoming with Colorado and Utah.
42nd Parallel north forms most of the New York – Pennsylvania border.
43rd Parallel north forms most of the boundary between the State of Nebraska and the State of South Dakota and also formed the northern border of the historic and extralegal Territory of Jefferson.
Parallel 440 north is an imaginary circle of latitude that is 44 degrees north of the Earth’s equatorial plane.
The 45th parallel makes up most of the boundary between Montana and Wyoming.
- Pakistan – Radcliffe Line (3323 kms)
- Bangladesh – Purbachal(operating zero line) – 4096.7 kms
- China – McMohan Line – 3380 kms
- Bhutan – Indo-Bhutan – 699 kms
- Afghanistan – Durand Line – 106 kms
- Srilanka – Palk Strait –30kms
- Myanmar – Indo-Burma barrier -1643 kms
- Nepal – Radoliff Line – 1236 kms