Tropics of Cancer through Indian States
Tropic of Cancer is situated at 23°26′13.4″ (or 23.43705°) north of the Equator and is also known as the Northern Tropic. The Tropic of Cancer position is not fixed. Instead, it varies over time. At present, it is shifting towards the south. The Tropic of Cancer is the most northerly circle of latitude on this earth, where the sun can be positioned directly overhead at times like the June Solstice. Here are the 8 states of India through which the tropic of cancer passes and the exact cities in these states where the Tropic passes.
- Gujarat (Jasdan).
- Rajasthan (Kalinjarh).
- Madhya Pradesh (Shajapur).
- Chhattisgarh (Sonhat).
- Jharkhand (Lohardaga).
- West Bengal (Krishnanagar).
- Tripura (Udaipur).
- Mizoram (Champhai).
The Tropic of Cancer Passes Through How Many States in India?
There are 8 states of India through which the Tropic of Cancer passes. It also passes through 17 Countries, 3 Continents and 6 Water Bodies, and the position of the Tropic of Cancer is slowly changing and shifting towards the South. The tropic of cancer is the only latitude that passes through India. In India, the Mahi river cuts the Northern Tropic twice and is the only river to do so.