Latitude and longitude of Tropic of Cancer

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The Tropic of Cancer, also referred to as the Northern Tropic, is the most northerly circle of latitude on the Earth at which the Sun may appear directly overhead at its culmination. This event occurs once per year, at the time of the Northern solstice, when the Northern Hemisphere is tilted toward the Sun to its maximum extent. As of 25 August 2015, it lies at 23°26′14.1″ north of the Equator.

Latitude: 23° 26' 9.59" N
Longitude: 0° 00' 0.00" E

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GPS coordinates of Tropic of Cancer, Algeria

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