Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of CapricornBoth the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn pass through -
- South America
Tropic of Cancer
The parallel of latitude that is approximate 23 1⁄2 degrees north of the equator and that is the northernmost latitude reached by the overhead sun.
Starting at the Prime Meridian and heading eastward, the Tropic of Cancer passes through 16 countries:
Tropic of Cancer Passes ThroughThere are 16 countries, 3 continents and 6 water bodies lies on Tropic of Cancer passes.
North America: Mexico, Bahamas(Archipelago)
Africa: Niger, Algeria, Mauritania, Egypt, Libya, Mali, Western Sahara
Asia: Myanmar, Omen, Bangladesh, India, Saudi Arabia, China, United Arab Emirates, Taiwan
Water Bodies: Indian Ocean, Atlantic Ocean, Pacific Ocean, Taiwan Strait, Red Sea, Gulf of Mexico
Tropic of CapricornThe Tropic of Capricorn, or Southern tropic, is one of the five major circles of latitude of a map of the Earth. It is 23° 26′ 22″ south of the Equator.
Countries that the Tropic of Capricorn passes throughThere are 10 countries, 3 continents and 3 water bodies lies on Tropic of Capricorn passes.
South America: Argentina, Brazil, Chile Paraguay
Africa: Namibia, Botswana, South Africa, Mozambique, Madagascar
Water Bodies: Indian Ocean, Atlantic Ocean, Pacific Ocean