Tropic of Cancer

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The Tropic of Cancer, which is also referred to as the Northern Tropic, is the most northerly circle of latitude on Earth at which the Sun can be directly overhead.wikipedia
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Tropic of Capricorn

Capricorn23.44° southsouth
Its Southern Hemisphere counterpart, marking the most southerly position at which the Sun can be directly overhead, is the Tropic of Capricorn. The equivalent line of latitude south of the Equator is called the Tropic of Capricorn, and the region between the two, centered on the Equator, is the tropics.
Its northern equivalent is the Tropic of Cancer.

Equator

equatorial planeThe Equator
It is currently north of the Equator. These tropics are two of the five major circles of latitude that mark maps of Earth; the others being the Arctic and Antarctic Circles and the Equator.
The latitude of the Earth's equator is, by definition, 0° (zero degrees) of arc. The equator is one of the five notable circles of latitude on Earth; the other four are both polar circles (the Arctic Circle and the Antarctic Circle) and both tropical circles (the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn).

Circle of latitude

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These tropics are two of the five major circles of latitude that mark maps of Earth; the others being the Arctic and Antarctic Circles and the Equator.
By definition, the positions of the Tropic of Cancer, Tropic of Capricorn, Arctic Circle and Antarctic Circle all depend on the tilt of the Earth's axis relative to the plane of its orbit around the sun (the "obliquity of the ecliptic").

Subtropics

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North of the tropic are the subtropics and the North Temperate Zone.
The subtropics are geographic and climate zones located roughly between the tropics at latitude 23.5° (the Tropic of Cancer and Tropic of Capricorn) and temperate zones (normally referring to latitudes 35–66.5°) north and south of the Equator.

Latitude

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The Tropic of Cancer, which is also referred to as the Northern Tropic, is the most northerly circle of latitude on Earth at which the Sun can be directly overhead.

Zenith

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The Tropic of Cancer, which is also referred to as the Northern Tropic, is the most northerly circle of latitude on Earth at which the Sun can be directly overhead.
The Sun reaches the observer's zenith when it is 90° above the horizon, and this only happens between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn.

Tropics

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The equivalent line of latitude south of the Equator is called the Tropic of Capricorn, and the region between the two, centered on the Equator, is the tropics.
They are delimited in latitude by the Tropic of Cancer in the Northern Hemisphere at N and the Tropic of Capricorn in

Northern Hemisphere

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This occurs on the June solstice, when the Northern Hemisphere is tilted toward the Sun to its maximum extent.
Between the Arctic Circle and the Tropic of Cancer (23°26′ latitude) lies the Northern temperate zone.

Temperate climate

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North of the tropic are the subtropics and the North Temperate Zone.
The subtropics (latitudes from about 23.5° to 35°, north and south) have temperate climates that have the least seasonal change and the warmest in winter, while at the other end, Boreal climates located from 55 to 65 north latitude have the most seasonal changes and long and severe winters.

Chhattisgarh

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It is hot and humid because of its proximity to the Tropic of Cancer and its dependence on the monsoons for rains.

Earth

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The Tropic of Cancer, which is also referred to as the Northern Tropic, is the most northerly circle of latitude on Earth at which the Sun can be directly overhead.
This causes the seasonal change in climate, with summer in the Northern Hemisphere occurring when the Tropic of Cancer is facing the Sun, and winter taking place when the Tropic of Capricorn in the Southern Hemisphere faces the Sun.

Lake Nasser

Lake NubiaNasser LakeLake Nubia-Nasser
The lake is some 479 km long and 16 km across at its widest point, which is near the Tropic of Cancer.

Mizoram

Mizoram StateLushai HillsMizo
The tropic of cancer runs through the state nearly at its middle.

Cancer (constellation)

CancerKarkinosconstellation of Cancer
When this line of latitude was named in the last centuries BC, the Sun was in the constellation Cancer (Latin for crab) at the June solstice, the time each year that the Sun reaches its zenith at this latitude.
This is also the time that the Sun is directly overhead at 23.5°N, a parallel now known as the Tropic of Cancer.

Yunnan

Yunnan ProvinceYunnan, ChinaYunnanese
Yunnan is the most southwestern province in China, with the Tropic of Cancer running through its southern part.

Hujing Island

Hujing Islet
The southern part of the island is crossed by the Tropic of Cancer.

Necker Island (Hawaii)

Necker IslandNeckerMakumanamana
It is located at 23.575°N, -164.70028°W in the Pacific Ocean, 155 mi northwest of Nihoa and 8 mi north of the Tropic of Cancer.

Chiayi County

ChiayicountyJiayi County
Chiayi County is located along the Tropic of Cancer.

Arctic Circle

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These tropics are two of the five major circles of latitude that mark maps of Earth; the others being the Arctic and Antarctic Circles and the Equator.

Antarctic Circle

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These tropics are two of the five major circles of latitude that mark maps of Earth; the others being the Arctic and Antarctic Circles and the Equator.

Long Island, Bahamas

Long IslandGalliot CayLong
Long Island is an island in the Bahamas that is split by the Tropic of Cancer.

Exuma

Great ExumaExuma CaysGreat Exuma Island
Near the town, but on Little Exuma, the Tropic of Cancer runs across Pelican Beach lending it another name: Tropic of Cancer Beach.

Tamaulipas

Tamaulipas, MexicoEstado Libre y Soberano de TamaulipasMX-TAM
The Tropic of Cancer crosses the southern part of the municipality of Victoria.

Yu Shan

YushanJade MountainMount Yu
The highest mountain on or adjacent to the Tropic of Cancer is Yushan in Taiwan; though it had glaciers descending as low as 2800 m during the Last Glacial Maximum, none survive and at present no glaciers exist within 470 km of the Tropic of Cancer; the nearest currently surviving are the Minyong and Baishui in the Himalayas to the north and on Iztaccíhuatl to the south.
Yushan is also notable in containing the highest point on the Tropic of Cancer and the only point on that circle of latitude where there is any evidence of Quaternary glaciation.

Taiwan

Republic of ChinaFormosaRepublic of China (Taiwan)
The highest mountain on or adjacent to the Tropic of Cancer is Yushan in Taiwan; though it had glaciers descending as low as 2800 m during the Last Glacial Maximum, none survive and at present no glaciers exist within 470 km of the Tropic of Cancer; the nearest currently surviving are the Minyong and Baishui in the Himalayas to the north and on Iztaccíhuatl to the south.
Taiwan lies on the Tropic of Cancer, and its general climate is marine tropical.