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C – Charlie Time Zone (Military Time)

Also known as: c – Charlie Time, Charlie

Areas with same time currently (UTC +3:00).
Currently has same time zone offset as C (UTC +3:00) but different time zone name.

Charlie Time Zone (C) is 3 hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). This time zone is a military time zone.

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Email time zone indicator: +0300

An email sent from someone in the Charlie Time Zone (C) time zone will have the time zone listed as "+0300" in the headers of the email. (However, "+0300" does not have to be in Charlie Time Zone, as other time zones could have the same UTC offset).

Where and when is C observed?

Charlie Time Zone is often used in aviation and the military as another name for UTC +3:00. Charlie Time Zone is also commonly used at sea between longitudes 37.5° East and 52.5° East.

The letter C may be used as a suffix to denote a time being in the Charlie Time Zone, such as 08:00C or 0800C. This is spoken as "zero eight hundred Charlie".

Only showing up to 16 cities, others may also be observing Charlie Time Zone.

This time zone is no longer in use, but some locations may observe the same UTC offset (local time) under a different name.

Charlie time now

21:17:36

Friday, November 21, 2014

Military time displayed using the 24 hour clock.

  • UTC Offset: UTC +3:00
  • 8 hours ahead of New York

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