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UPSC 2018: GK Notes - Boundaries between Nations


Static GK is an integral part of the general awareness section. Questions related to boundary lines between nations are common in the general awareness section of Bank and Government exams like UPSC CSE, SSC, RBI Grade B Exams and more. In competitive exams, as little as 1 mark can make a lot of difference.  Therefore, we bring to you the list of boundaries between nations for GK preparation. This post is brought to you by Oliveboard, an online exam preparation platform for government and banking exams.

List of Boundary Lines Between Nations

Boundary Line
Nations
Specific Details
Marginal Line
Russia and Finland
320 km line of fortification on the Russian - Finland border
Line of Actual Control
India and China
India and China on the Northern Border
Line of Control
India and Pakistan
Military Control Line
Durand Line
Afghanistan and Pakistan
Created when Pakistan was still a part of India
Radcliffe Line
India and Pakistan
Includes Bangladesh Line
Blue Line
Israel and Lebanon
-
Purple Line
Israel and Syria
-
Green Line
Israel and its Neighbours
Neighbours are Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon and Syria
Mason-Dixon Line
Maryland and Pennsylvania
Maryland and Delaware in Colonial America
Curzon Line
Poland and Russia

Military Demarcation Line (MDL)
North Korea and South Korea
Also called Armistice Line
McMohan Line
India and China
Tibetan region of China and North-east region of India
Maginot Line
France and Germany
Built before World War II to protect the eastern border of France
MannarHaime Line
Russia and Finland
Named during the Winter War
Hindenburg Line
Poland and Germany
At the time of World War I
Sigfried Line East
France and Germany
At the time of World War II
Order Neisse Line
Germany and Poland
Aftermath of World War II
16 Parallel North
Angola and Nambia
-
17th Parallel Line
North and South Vietnam
-
20 Parallel North
Libya and Sudan
-
22 Parallel North
Egypt and Sudan
-
25 Parallel North
Mauritania and Mali
-
26 Parallel North
Western Sahara and Mauritania
-
31 Parallel North
Iraq and Iran
-
35 Parallel North
US
It serves as border between Tennessee & Mississippi, Tennessee & Alabama, Tennessee & Georgia, North Carolina & Georgia
36 Parallel North
US
It forms the southernmost boundary of the state of Missouri with the state of Arkansas
38 Parallel North Line
North and South Korea

40 Parallel North
US
It serves as border between Nebraska and Kansas
41 Parallel North
US
It forms the border between Wyoming and Utah, Wyoming and Colorado, Nebraska and Colorado
42 Parallel North
US
It serves as border between New York and Pennsylvania
43 Parallel North
US
It serves as border between State Nebraska and State of South Dakota
45 Parallel North
US
It forms the boundary between Montana and Wyoming
49 Parallel North
USA and Canada
Also called Medicine Line

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