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Tropic of Cancer passes through which states of India

Tropic of Cancer passes through which states of India: Tropic of Cancer passes through 8 Indian states: Gujarat, Rajasthan, MP, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Tripura and Mizoram. Tropic of Cancer, also referred to as the Northern Tropic, is the most northerly circle of latitude on the Earth at which the Sun may appear directly overhead at its culmination. This event occurs once per year, at the time of the Northern solstice, when the Northern Hemisphere is tilted toward the Sun to its maximum extent. It lies at 23° North of the Equator.
Trick to Remember 8 States: MiRa's JCB at GMT 
Mi- Mizoram
Ra- Rajasthan
J- Jharkand
C- Chattisgarh
B- Bengal
G- Gujarat
M- Madhya Pradesh
T- Tripura

Q. Which state of India is located in the North of tropic of Cancer ? (Asked in Rajasthan PSC 2015)A. Mizoram
B. Jharkhand
C. Tripura
D. Manipur
Answer: D


  1. Where does the Calcutta lies above or below the tropic of Cancer?

  2. Which indian metropolitan city is the nearest to the Tropic of cancer? Kolkatta or Ahmedabad?

    1. Ahmedabad. Because tropic of cancer passes through it and not through Kolkata.

  3. The Indian city closest to the Tropic of Cancer is Udaipur city of Tripura.

  4. Thank you for this site... nd...In which neighbouring countries of india is tropic of cancer is passing

    1. Bangladesh, China, myanmar are our neighbouring countries where tropic of cancer passes through.

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