Time zones in Africa

The following table lists the African time zone abbreviations, click on the time zone links for more information about individual time zones and where they are used.

AbbreviationFull nameOther abbreviationsTime zone
CATCentral Africa TimeUTC + 2 hours
CETCentral European TimeMEZUTC + 1 hour
CVTCape Verde TimeUTC - 1 hour
EATEastern Africa TimeUTC + 3 hours
EESTEastern European Summer TimeUTC + 3 hours
EETEastern European TimeUTC + 2 hours
GMTGreenwich Mean TimeUTC
MUTMauritius TimeUTC + 4 hours
RETReunion TimeUTC + 4 hours
SASTSouth Africa Standard TimeUTC + 2 hours
SCTSeychelles TimeUTC + 4 hours
WASTWest Africa Summer TimeUTC + 2 hours
WATWest Africa TimeUTC + 1 hour
WESTWestern European Summer TimeWESZUTC + 1 hour
WETWestern European TimeUTC
WSTWestern Sahara Summer TimeUTC + 1 hour
WTWestern Sahara Standard TimeUTC

Time zones in other regions

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