Tropic of Cancer Passes Through Which Country

By Sakshi Yadav|Updated : August 1st, 2022

Tropic of cancer passes through 16 countries i.e Algeria, Niger, Libya, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, UAE(Abu Dhabi), Oman, India, Bangladesh, Myanmar, China, Taiwan, Mexico Bahamas Western Sahara (area claimed by Morocco; Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic), Mauritania, Mali.

  • On June 21st, the sun is heading towards the Tropic of Cancer.
  • The name Tropic of Cancer comes from the crab-like constellation Cancer. It was best seen during the summer solstice.
  • The Tropic of Cancer is an imaginary line at an angle of 23.50 degrees north of the equator.
  • The position of the Tropic of Cancer is not fixed, but it is constantly changing due to the slight wobbling of the Earth's vertical alignment.

Summary:

Tropic of Cancer Passes Through Which Country

Tropic of cancer passes through 16 countries, 3 continents, and 6 water bodies whereas in India Tropic of cancer passes through eight states: Gujarat, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Tripura, and Mizoram.

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