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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

Indian States through which Tropic of Cancer passes

Map of Indian States on Tropic of Cancer

 

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 PradeshChhattisgarhJharkhandWest Bengal,  Tripura and Mizoram

List of districts through which Tropic of Cancer Passes

(in increasing order of longitude i.e. from west to east)

StatesDistricts
GujaratKutch, Surendranagar, Ahmedabad, Mehsana, Aravalli, Sabarkantha
RajasthanBanswara
Madhya PradeshRatlam, Ujjain, Shajapur, Rajgarh, Sehore, Bhopal, Vidisha, Raisen, Sagar, Damoh, Katni, Jabalpur, Umariya
ChhattisgarhSurguja, Koriya
JharkhandRanchi, Gumla
West BengalPurulia, Bankura, Barddhman, Nadia
TripuraSouth Tripura
ManipurLunglei, Sherchip