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TFT – French Southern and Antarctic Time (Standard Time)

Also known as: KIT – Kerguelen (Islands) Time

Time zone map of TFT
Currently observing TFT.
Areas with same time currently (UTC +5).
Currently observing TFT – French Southern and Antarctic Time.
Currently has same time zone offset as TFT (UTC +5) but different time zone name.

French Southern and Antarctic Time (TFT) is 5 hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time. This time zone is in use during standard time in: Indian Ocean.

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Email time zone indicator: +0500

An email sent from someone in the French Southern and Antarctic Time (TFT) time zone will have the time zone listed as "+0500" in the headers of the email. (However, "+0500" does not have to be in French Southern and Antarctic Time, as other time zones could have the same UTC offset).

Where and when is TFT observed?

Indian Ocean

Indian Ocean territories using TFT all year

  • Kerguelen Islands

Other time zones in UTC +5

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


TFT time now

4:21:54PM

Tuesday, May 3, 2016


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