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

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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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It doesn't. It rises in the East and sets in the West, on the Earth. The Earth rotates towards the East. So, obviously, the Sun then appears to move across the sky towards the West.
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The sun rises and sets the way it does because the Earth
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Because east and west are the names we have given to the places where the sun rises and sets. If you mean why does the sun ONLY rise in the east and set in the west, that's due to
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