List of Important International Boundary Lines with India and Their Importance

1) Solve the problem of minorities in India
2) Give effect to the Independence Bill
3) Delimit the boundaries between India and Pakistan
4) Inquire into the riots in East Bengal

Here’s a quick list of important International Boundary Lines

The boundaries highlighted in <bold> are the ones which are pertinent to India and its neighbors.

 

International Line Description
Durand Line Between Pakistan and Afghanistan , demarcated by Sir Mortimer Durand in 1896
Hindenburg Line The boundary between Germany and Poland , the line to which Germans retreated in 1917 during First World War
Line of Control ( LOC) It divides Kashmir between India and Pakistan
Maginot Line Between France and Germany
Mannerheim Line Between Russia and Finland
McMahon Line Between India and China, by Sir Henry McMahon in 1914. China doesn’t recognise this line.
Oder Neisse Line Between Germany and Poland
Radcliffe Line Between India and Pakistan by Sir Cyril Radcliffe in 1947
Siegfried Line Between Germany and France
17th Parallel The line which defined the boundary between North Vietnam and South Vietnam before the two were united
24th Parallel The line which the Pakistan claims should be the demarcation between India and Pakistan
38th Parallel Between North Korea and South Korea

 

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