Wagah is a village situated in Lahore District, Punjab, Pakistan and serves as a goods transit terminal and a railway station between Pakistan and India, and lies on the old Grand Trunk Road between Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan, and Amritsar, India. The border is located 24 kilometers (15 mi) from Lahore and 32 kilometers (20 mi) from Amritsar. It is also 3 kilometers (1.9 mi) from the bordering village of Atari. Wagah, named Wagga in Pakistan, is a village near which the accepted Radcliffe Line, the boundary demarcation line dividing India and Pakistan upon the Partition of India, was drawn. The village lies 600 meters west of the border. At the time of independence in 1947, the migrants from the Indian parts of the subcontinent entered present-day Pakistan through this border crossing. The Wagah railway station lies 400 meters to the south and only 100 meters from the border. On the Indian side, the station is known as Atari.
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