Question

Which parallel of latitude divides India into almost two equal parts?

A

Tropic of Cancer

B

Tropic of Capricorn

C

Equator

D

None of the above.

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Solution

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Correct option is
A

Tropic of Cancer

  • The Tropic of Cancer (23⁰30'N) almost divides India into two equal partsIndia begins to taper down at 22⁰.
  • Tropic of Cancer is the imaginary line at 23.50 degree north of the Equator.
  •  In India Tropic of Cancer passes through 8 States. (Rajasthan, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Tripura, and Mizoram.)

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