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C – Charlie Time Zone (Military Time)

Time Zone names, codes and abbreviations for Standard Time and Daylight Saving Time (DST) around the world.

Also known as: c – Charlie Time, Charlie

Time zone map of C
Areas with same time currently (UTC +3).
Currently has same time zone offset as C (UTC +3) 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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Where and When is C Observed?

Charlie Time Zone is often used in aviation and the military as another name for UTC +3. 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.

Other Time Zones in UTC +3

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