Name the states of India through which the tropic of cancer passes.

Tropic of Cancer is an imaginary line which is at an angle of 23.50 degrees. It is North from the Equator, that passes through the middle of India. Tropic of Cancer passes through 17 countries and India is one of them. The Tropic of Cancer passes through eight states in India:

  • Gujarat (Jasdan)
  • Rajasthan (Kalinjarh)
  • Madhya Pradesh (Shajapur)
  • Chhattisgarh (Sonhat)
  • Jharkhand (Lohardaga)
  • West Bengal (Krishnanagar)
  • Tripura (Udaipur)
  • Mizoram (Champhai)

Tropic of Cancer crosses Mahi River twice, first in Madhya Pradesh from where it flows towards Rajasthan and enters Gujarat where it cuts for the second time.

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