Cities, Indian States through which Tropic of Cancer passes
This article is all about the Indian States through which Tropic of Cancer passes, cities and districts through which tropic of cancer passes, districts of Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan West Bengal etc.
what is Tropic of Cancer ?
Tropic of Cancer is basically 23°26’13.2” N (23°27’ N roughly) latitude which is located north of equator. It is the maximum latitude (most northern) at which sun can be seen directly overhead. This phenomenon is observed on Summer Solstice when northern hemisphere is maximum tilted towards sun to receive maximum sun light. Summer Solstice occurs on 21st June. The symmetrically opposite latitude in southern hemisphere is called Tropic of Capricorn. The one interesting fact about Tropic of cancer is that its position is not fixed and keeps changing by 0.468″ seconds of latitude (15 meters) every year.
Map of Indian States through which Tropic of Cancer passes
List of Indian States through which Tropic of Cancer passes
Tropic of Cancer passes almost from central India. It passes through 8 Indian States. These states in increasing order of longitude (i.e. from west to east) are Gujarat, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Tripura and Mizoram
List of districts through which Tropic of Cancer Passes
(in increasing order of longitude i.e. from west to east)
|Gujarat||Kutch, Surendranagar, Ahmedabad, Mehsana, Aravalli, Sabarkantha|
|Madhya Pradesh||Ratlam, Ujjain, Shajapur, Rajgarh, Sehore, Bhopal, Vidisha, Raisen, Sagar, Damoh, Katni, Jabalpur, Umariya|
|West Bengal||Purulia, Bankura, Barddhman, Nadia|