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Both the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn pass through

Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn

Both the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn pass through -
  1. Asia 
  2. Australia 
  3. South America 
  4. Africa 
Answer: Africa

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 Through

There 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 Capricorn

The 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 through

There 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

Australia: Australia

Water Bodies: Indian Ocean, Atlantic Ocean, Pacific Ocean

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