The Tropic of Cancer passes through the Bahamas, Mexico, Mauritania, Mali, Western Sahara, Algeria, Niger, Libya, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, India, China, Abu Dhabi, Oman, Bangladesh, Burma and Taiwan. It also passes through the United States in the Hawaiian region but it does not pass through any of the islands.Know More
The Tropic of Cancer is an imaginary line in the northern hemisphere where the sun is directly overhead during the summer solstice on June 21st. In the southern hemisphere, this occurs on December 21st and the line is referred to as the Tropic of Capricorn. Each line is located at 23.5 degrees latitude, north or south respectively.
In addition to these countries, the Tropic of Cancer passes through several bodies of water. It passes through the Indian, Atlantic and Pacific Oceans as well as the Taiwan Strait, the Red Sea and the Gulf of Mexico.Learn more about Maps & Cartography
Africa is the only continent through which the equator, the Prime Meridian, the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn pass. The Prime Meridian passes through West Africa. The equator runs through Sub-Saharan Africa, while the Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn run through north and south Africa, respectively.Full Answer >
All of the United States are north of the Tropic of Capricorn, including Hawaii. The Tropic of Capricorn is about 23.5 degrees south of the equator.Full Answer >
Countries in the Eastern Hemisphere include Germany, Romania, Poland, Egypt, China, Japan, North Korea, Afghanistan, Iran, India, Pakistan, Vietnam, Saudi Arabia and Turkey. Countries that are located in both the Eastern Hemisphere and the Western Hemisphere include the United States, Russia, Spain, France, Kiribati and the United Kingdom.Full Answer >
Countries that start with the letter B include the Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burma and Burundi.Full Answer >