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Why vertical-align doesn't work in CSS/HTML?

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Why this snippet doesn't align the text vertically?
<html>
 
<div style="height: 200px; width: 200px; vertical-align: middle; background: green; text-align: center;">works?</div>
 
</html>

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I had the same question some time ago:

Check this out:
http://www.jakpsatweb.cz/css/css-vertical-center-solution.html

Hope it helps

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