Why Does the Sunrise in the East and Set in the West?

Answer

The Sun rises in the east and sets in the west due to the rotation of the Earth round its own axis in a west to east direction. The duration it will take for the Sun to rise will however depend on the location of the Earth in its orbit round the sun.
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