What Direction Does the Sunrise and Set?

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It’s believed that the sun rises from the east and sets in the west. However, the time of sunrise and sunset varies with day of the year, latitude and longitude. A sunrise is defined as occurring when the top of the sun appears on a sea-level horizon while a sunset occurs when the top of the sun goes just below the sea-level horizon.
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