$Line

$Line
is a global variable that specifies the number of the current input line.

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The value of $Line corresponds to the numbers in In and Out:

In[1]:=
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Out[1]=

It is incremented for every line of input:

In[2]:=
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Out[2]=

You can reset it:

In[3]:=
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Out[3]=
Introduced in 1988
(1.0)