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Time Zone in China

3:33:03 am

Saturday, April 17, 2021

Country: China
Long Name: People's Republic of China
Abbreviations: CN, CHN
Capital: Beijing
Time Zones: 1 (Main Country)
Total Time Zones: 2 (with dependencies)
Dial Code: +86

Time Zone Currently Being Used in China

OffsetTime Zone Abbreviation & NameExample CityCurrent Time
UTC +8CSTChina Standard TimeBeijingSat, 3:33:03 am

Only 1 Time Zone in China

China uses 1 official time zone, China Standard Time (CST), which is 8 hours ahead of UTC. In China, the time zone is known as Beijing Time.

In Xinjiang, China's westernmost region, the Uyghur population unofficially uses a different local time known as Xinjiang Time or Ürümqi Time, which is 2 hours behind CST.

China observes China Standard Time all year. There are no Daylight Saving Time clock changes.

Time Zones Being Used in Dependencies of China

OffsetTime Zone Abbreviation & NameDependencyTypeCurrent Time
UTC +8HKTHong Kong TimeHong KongSpecial Administrative RegionSat, 3:33:03 am
CSTChina Standard TimeMacauSpecial Administrative RegionSat, 3:33:03 am
Saturday, April 17, 2021