Tropic Of Cancer, Jharkhand – Everything You Need To Know

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Jharkhand, the land of the forest is known for its natural beauty. The state has it all, forests, hills, waterfalls, wildlife, rivers, mineral resources and everything that makes it a perfect nature’s bundle. But the most interesting fact about Jharkhand is that the Tropic of Cancer passes through the state. Yes, you read it right. Let’s know more about it.


What Is The Tropic Of Cancer?

Tropic of Cancer is an imaginary line of latitude located at 23.5 degrees north to the Equator. It represents the farthest north point at which the sun shines overhead.

From Which Place In Jharkhand, The Tropic Of Cancer Passes?

Tropic of Cancer passes through the Ukrid Village of Ormanjhi, in the Ranchi district. The line passes exactly over NH 33, Hazaribagh – Ranchi express highway.

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Tropic of Cancer passes Ormanjhi

When Did The Jharkhand Government Build A Memorial Of Tropic Of Cancer In Ormajhi?

Jharkhand Government built a memorial of Tropic of Cancer and inaugurated it in June 2017.

Who Inaugurated The Tropic Of Cancer Memorial In Ormanjhi?

Smt. Draupadi Murmu, Governor of Jharkhand inaugurated the Tropic of Cancer in Ormanjhi.

Tropic of Cancer Passes Through Which The Other States In India?

Tropic of Cancer passes through eight states in India

  • Chattisgarh
  • Gujrat
  • Jharkhand
  • Madhya Pradesh
  • Mizoram
  • Rajasthan
  • Tripura
  • West Bengal
Tropic of Cancer passes Ormanjhi Jharkhand

The Distance Of Tropic Of Cancer, Ormanji From Ranchi City?

  • 27.6 km via NH20.
  • 46.8 km via Ranchi Ring Rd.

The Distance Of Tropic Of Cancer From Birsa Munda Airport, Ranchi

  • 30.0 km via NH20.
  • 51.9 km via Ranchi Ring Rd.
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Monalisa Bose Roy

A travel blogger cum financial expert with a vision to encourage tourism in Eastern India. Bose was born and brought up in the steel city of Jamshedpur, located in the Indian state of Jharkhand. Being born in the Eastern region, Bose has visited a lot of lesser-known places in the region. By her writing, she tries to spread awareness about those undiscovered gems of Eastern India.

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