Countries on Tropic of Cancer
There are many countries on tropic of cancer. The Tropic of Cancer, also referred to as the Northern Tropic is 23°26′13.5″ (or 23.43708°) north of the Equator. It is the most northerly circle of latitude on the Earth at which the Sun can be directly overhead. This occurs on the Northern solstice, when the Northern Hemisphere is tilted toward the Sun to its maximum extent. These are the list of countries on tropic of cancer.
There are 16 countries, 3 continents and 6 water bodies lies on Tropic of Cancer passes.
Niger, Algeria, Mauritania, Egypt, Libya, Mali, Western Sahara
Myanmar, Omen, Bangladesh, India, Saudi Arabia, China, United Arab Emirates, Taiwan
Indian Ocean, Atlantic Ocean, Pacific Ocean, Taiwan Strait, Red Sea, Gulf of Mexico
Countries that the Tropic of Capricorn passes through
The Tropic of Capricorn (or the Southern Tropic) is the circle of latitude that contains the sub solar point on the December (or southern) solstice. It is thus the southernmost latitude where the Sun can be directly overhead. Its northern equivalent is the Tropic of Cancer.
There are 10 countries, 3 continents and 3 water bodies lies on Tropic of Capricorn passes.
Argentina, Brazil, Chile Paraguay
Namibia, Botswana, Mozambique, Madagascar
Indian Ocean, Atlantic Ocean, Pacific Ocean
Countries that the Equator passes through
The Equator usually refers to an imaginary line on the Earth’s surface equidistant from the North Pole and South Pole, dividing the Earth into the Northern Hemisphere and Southern Hemisphere. The Equator is about 40,075 kilometers (24,901 mi) long; some 78.7% lies across water and 21.3% over land.
There are 13 countries, 3 continents and 3 water bodies lies on Equator passes.
Equador, Columbia, Brazil
Gabon, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda, Kenya, Sao Tome and Principe, Somalia
Maldives, Indonesia and Kiribati(Oceania)
Atlantic Ocean, Pacific Ocean, Indian Ocean
Countries that the Prime Meridian passes through
A prime meridian is a meridian (a line of longitude) in a geographical coordinate system at which longitude is defined to be 0°. Together, a prime meridian and its anti meridian (the 180th meridian in a 360°-system) form a great circle. This great circle divides the sphere, e.g., the Earth, into two hemispheres. If one uses directions of East and West from a defined prime meridian, then they can be called Eastern Hemisphere and Western Hemisphere.
There are 8 countries, 3 continents and 6 water bodies lies on Prime Meridian passes.
United Kingdom, Spain, France
Ghana, Algeria, Mali, Togo, Burkina Faso
Arctic Ocean, Norwegian Sea, Greenland Sea, Mediterranean Sea, Atlantic Ocean, Southern Ocean
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