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EET – Eastern European Time (Standard Time)

Caution: This is NOT the current local time in most locations in that time zone

Asia: Only some locations are currently on EET because most places in this time zone are currently on summer time / daylight saving time and are observing EEST.

Please use the search field on the right to find the correct local time in any city.

Time zone map of EET
Currently observing EET.
Areas with same time currently (UTC +2).
Currently observing EET – Eastern European Time.
Currently has same time zone offset as EET (UTC +2) but different time zone name.

Eastern European Time (EET) is 2 hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). This time zone is in use during standard time in: Europe, Asia, Africa.

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Summer Time & DST

Some places observe daylight saving time/summer time during the summer, and therefore use EEST (Eastern European Summer Time) in the summer.

Email Time Zone Indicator: +0200

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

Where and When is EET Observed?

Europe

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

  • Bulgaria
  • Cyprus
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • Greece
  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Moldova
  • Romania
  • Ukraine
  • Åland Islands

Areas and locations in Russia using EET all year:

  • Kaliningrad

Asia

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

  • Cyprus
  • Gaza Strip
  • Jordan
  • Lebanon
  • Syria
  • West Bank

Africa

African countries using EET all year:

  • Egypt
  • Libya

Other Time Zones in UTC +2

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

EET time now

7:10:21pm

Monday, March 25, 2019

Did you mean EEST?

  • EET will be observed in Beirut until Mar 31, 2019 at 12:00 am
  • EET will be observed in Bucharest until Mar 31, 2019 at 3:00 am
  • UTC Offset: UTC +2
  • 6 hours ahead of Washington DC

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Other names

OEZ – Osteuropäische Zeit (German)

Example cities

Romania – Bucharest (Winter)
Lebanon – Beirut (Winter)
Egypt – Cairo (All Year)

Related time zones

EEST – Eastern European Summer Time (Daylight Time)


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