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Armenia scraps daylight saving time for good


Published 31-Jan-2012

The Armenian government has abolished daylight saving time (DST) to improve the country's economy.

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The fountains of Yerevan, Armenia's capital city.

This means there will be no time changes in Armenia when the most clocks in Europe move 1 hour forward for DST on Sunday, March 25, 2012.

Permanently on “winter time”

Cities, including capital city Yerevan, will permanently stay put on “winter time”, Armenia Time, which is 4 hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).

Armenia will be only 2 instead of 3 hours apart from most of the European Union during the daylight saving period, from March to October.


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