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EEST – Eastern European Summer Time (Daylight Saving Time)

Also known as: EEDT – Eastern European Daylight Time

Eastern European Summer Time Note:

Africa: EEST is currently not observed since DST isn't active. Locations are currently observing EET instead.

Time zone map of EEST
Currently observing EEST.
Areas with same time currently (UTC +3:00).
Currently observing EEST – Eastern European Summer Time.
Currently has same time zone offset as EEST (UTC +3:00) but different time zone name.

Eastern European Summer Time (EEST) is 3 hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). This time zone is a DST (daylight saving time) time zone and is used in: Europe, Asia, Africa.

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Winter Time & DST

This time zone is a daylight saving/summer time zone, in the winter some places will switch to the corresponding standard time zone: EET (Eastern European Time).

Email time zone indicator: +0300

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

Where and when is EEST observed?

Europe

European countries using EEST in the summer and EET in the winter

  • Bulgaria
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • Greece
  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Moldova
  • Romania
  • Turkey
  • Ukraine

Asia

Asian countries/territories using EEST in the summer and EET in the winter

  • Cyprus
  • Gaza Strip
  • Lebanon
  • Syria
  • West Bank
This time zone is no longer in use, but some locations may observe the same UTC offset (local time) under a different name.

Other time zones in UTC +3:00

Some time zones exist that have the same offset as EEST, but can be found under a different name:

EEST time now

6:42:20AM

Saturday, April 18, 2015

  • EEST will be observed in Beirut until Oct 25, 2015 at 12:00 AM
  • EEST will be observed in Bucharest until Oct 25, 2015 at 4:00 AM
  • UTC Offset: UTC +3:00
  • 7 hours ahead of Washington DC

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Other names

OESZ – Osteuropäische Sommerzeit (German)

Example cities

Romania – Bucharest (Summer)
Lebanon – Beirut (Summer)

Related time zones

EET – Eastern European Time (Standard Time)


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