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Countries Borders/ Geographical Lines Facts(General Knowledge)

In this general knowledge series we shall talk about famous geographical (border) lines across different continents and facts about countries borders.

  • Overall border line between Canada and the US is called Medicine Line
  • The German defend line at France border built in 1930 and expanded in 1944 is Siegfried Line
  • The line drawn by Sir Mortimer Durand in 1893 between Pakistan and Afghanistan is Durand Line
  • The border line that was set after the result of Soviet-Polish War as border between Poland and Soviet Union is Curzon line
  • In 1989 after the fall of communism in Eastern Europe, the country whose border/neighbor countries altogether changes without any change in its own geography/border is Poland
  • The country that border US at Niagara fall is Canada
  • The longest continuous international border is between Canada and USA
  • Highest international border is between Nepal and China
  • The most guarded border is between North Korea and South Korea
  • As per NASA space station observation most lit up border is between Pakistan and India
  • The two countries that border directly three oceans are USA and Canada
  • The only three countries completely within other country are San Marino, Vatican City and Lesotho
  • Two countries have border with most 14 other countries are China and Russia
  • The only country fall in all four hemisphere is Kiribati
  • The country with smallest coastline (about 4 km) is Monaco 
  • The country with longest coastline is Canada
  • Shortest land border(less than 200 meters) is between Botswana and Zambia
  • The line between Pakistan and India that divides Kashmir between them is Line of Control
  • The line to which the Germans defense line during the First World War between Germany and Poland is Hindenburg Line
  • The line that divide North Korea and South Korea is 38th Parallel
  • The geographical line that acts as border between Pakistan and India (lies in Rann of Kutch) is 24th Parallel
  • The line that acts as border between 6 us states North Carolina & Georgia, Tennessee & Georgia and Alabama & Mississippi is 35th Parallel
  • The boundary between India and China that was demarcated by Sir Henry McMahon in 1914 is McMahon Line
  • The demarcation line between Greek and Turkish Cyprios is Green Line
  • The line drawn between Pakistan and India to divide subcontinent by Cyril Radcliff in 1947 is Radcliff line
  • The line that was acted as border between North Vietnam and the South Vietnam before their unification was 17th parallel line
  • The geographical line that is the boundary between USA and Canada (demarcated as per agreement between USA and Britain) is 49th Parallel Line
  • France fortified line that proved useless before Hitler invasion was Maginot line
  • Finland fortified defense line built against the Soviet Union was Mannerheim line
  • Line that is the border between Poland and Germany, running along the Order and Neisse rivers is Order-Neisse Line
  • Mount Everest is situated ate the border of Nepal and China
  • Mount Roraima is located at the border of Brazil, Guyana and Venezuela.
  • Zambezi river acts as only (controversial) quaripoint order in the world between Namibia, Botswana, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.
  • African countries illogical border lines were drawn by Europian colonial powers in 1884.


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