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SAST – South Africa Standard Time (Standard Time)

Also known as: SAST – South African Standard Time

Time zone map of SAST
Currently observing SAST.
Areas with same time currently (UTC +2:00).
Currently observing SAST – South Africa Standard Time.
Currently has same time zone offset as SAST (UTC +2:00) but different time zone name.

South Africa Standard Time (SAST) is 2 hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). This time zone is a standard time zone and is used in: Africa.

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Email time zone indicator: +0200

An email sent from someone in the South Africa Standard Time (SAST) time zone will have the time zone listed as "+0200" in the headers of the email. (However, "+0200" does not have to be in South Africa Standard Time, as other time zones could have the same UTC offset).

Where and when is SAST observed?


African countries using SAST all year

  • Lesotho
  • South Africa
  • Swaziland

Other time zones in UTC +2:00

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

SAST time now


Saturday, November 28, 2015

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Example cities

South Africa – Johannesburg (All Year)

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