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Africa timezones by countries

On this page you find a list of all countries in Africa classified by timezones based on the Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). UTC is equivalent to the Greenwich Mean Time (GMT).

Please note that in some countries in Africa Daylight Saving Time (DST), also sometimes referrred to as "Summer time" may be in effect. During Daylight Saving Time clocks are adjusted forward one hour near the start of spring and are adjusted backward in autumn.

All times shown on this page are local standard times in the capital of the respective country without DST adjustment. Countries in Africa with current DST are marked with [+1]. You will find further information on DST in any specific country under the following country links.

You can sort the list of timezones in Africa by timezones.

Africa timezones listed by countries
CountryTimezoneLocal time
Algeria Africa/Algiers (UTC GMT +1.0)Mon, 29 May 2017 - 4:50am
Angola Africa/Luanda (UTC GMT +1.0)Mon, 29 May 2017 - 4:50am
Benin Africa/Porto-Novo (UTC GMT +1.0)Mon, 29 May 2017 - 4:50am
Botswana Africa/Gaborone (UTC GMT +2.0)Mon, 29 May 2017 - 5:50am
Burkina Faso Africa/Ouagadougou (UTC GMT 0.0)Mon, 29 May 2017 - 3:50am
Burundi Africa/Bujumbura (UTC GMT +2.0)Mon, 29 May 2017 - 5:50am
Cameroon Africa/Douala (UTC GMT +1.0)Mon, 29 May 2017 - 4:50am
Cape Verde Atlantic/Cape_Verde (UTC GMT -1.0)Mon, 29 May 2017 - 2:50am
Central African Republic Africa/Bangui (UTC GMT +1.0)Mon, 29 May 2017 - 4:50am
Chad Africa/Ndjamena (UTC GMT +1.0)Mon, 29 May 2017 - 4:50am
Comoros Indian/Comoro (UTC GMT +3.0)Mon, 29 May 2017 - 6:50am
Democratic Republic of the Congo Africa/Kinshasa (UTC GMT +1.0)Mon, 29 May 2017 - 4:50am
Djibouti Africa/Djibouti (UTC GMT +3.0)Mon, 29 May 2017 - 6:50am
Egypt Africa/Cairo (UTC GMT +2.0)Mon, 29 May 2017 - 5:50am
Equatorial Guinea Africa/Malabo (UTC GMT +1.0)Mon, 29 May 2017 - 4:50am
Eritrea Africa/Asmara (UTC GMT +3.0)Mon, 29 May 2017 - 6:50am
Ethiopia Africa/Addis_Ababa (UTC GMT +3.0)Mon, 29 May 2017 - 6:50am
Gabon Africa/Libreville (UTC GMT +1.0)Mon, 29 May 2017 - 4:50am
Gambia Africa/Banjul (UTC GMT 0.0)Mon, 29 May 2017 - 3:50am
Ghana Africa/Accra (UTC GMT 0.0)Mon, 29 May 2017 - 3:50am
Guinea Africa/Conakry (UTC GMT 0.0)Mon, 29 May 2017 - 3:50am
Guinea-Bissau Africa/Bissau (UTC GMT 0.0)Mon, 29 May 2017 - 3:50am
Ivory Coast Africa/Abidjan (UTC GMT 0.0)Mon, 29 May 2017 - 3:50am
Kenya Africa/Nairobi (UTC GMT +3.0)Mon, 29 May 2017 - 6:50am
Lesotho Africa/Maseru (UTC GMT +2.0)Mon, 29 May 2017 - 5:50am
Liberia Africa/Monrovia (UTC GMT 0.0)Mon, 29 May 2017 - 3:50am
Libya Africa/Tripoli (UTC GMT +2.0)Mon, 29 May 2017 - 5:50am
Madagascar Indian/Antananarivo (UTC GMT +3.0)Mon, 29 May 2017 - 6:50am
Malawi Africa/Blantyre (UTC GMT +2.0)Mon, 29 May 2017 - 5:50am
Mali Africa/Bamako (UTC GMT 0.0)Mon, 29 May 2017 - 3:50am
Mauritania Africa/Nouakchott (UTC GMT 0.0)Mon, 29 May 2017 - 3:50am
Mauritius Indian/Mauritius (UTC GMT +4.0)Mon, 29 May 2017 - 7:50am
Mayotte Indian/Mayotte (UTC GMT +3.0)Mon, 29 May 2017 - 6:50am
Morocco Africa/Casablanca (UTC GMT 0.0)Mon, 29 May 2017 - 3:50am
Mozambique Africa/Maputo (UTC GMT +2.0)Mon, 29 May 2017 - 5:50am
Namibia Africa/Windhoek (UTC GMT +2.0)Mon, 29 May 2017 - 5:50am
Niger Africa/Niamey (UTC GMT +1.0)Mon, 29 May 2017 - 4:50am
Nigeria Africa/Lagos (UTC GMT +1.0)Mon, 29 May 2017 - 4:50am
Republic of the Congo Africa/Brazzaville (UTC GMT +1.0)Mon, 29 May 2017 - 4:50am
Reunion Indian/Reunion (UTC GMT +4.0)Mon, 29 May 2017 - 7:50am
Rwanda Africa/Kigali (UTC GMT +2.0)Mon, 29 May 2017 - 5:50am
Saint Helena Atlantic/St_Helena (UTC GMT 0.0)Mon, 29 May 2017 - 3:50am
Sao Tome and Principe Africa/Sao_Tome (UTC GMT 0.0)Mon, 29 May 2017 - 3:50am
Senegal Africa/Dakar (UTC GMT 0.0)Mon, 29 May 2017 - 3:50am
Seychelles Indian/Mahe (UTC GMT +4.0)Mon, 29 May 2017 - 7:50am
Sierra Leone Africa/Freetown (UTC GMT 0.0)Mon, 29 May 2017 - 3:50am
Somalia Africa/Mogadishu (UTC GMT +3.0)Mon, 29 May 2017 - 6:50am
South Africa Africa/Johannesburg (UTC GMT +2.0)Mon, 29 May 2017 - 5:50am
South Sudan Africa/Juba (UTC GMT +3.0)Mon, 29 May 2017 - 6:50am
Sudan Africa/Khartoum (UTC GMT +3.0)Mon, 29 May 2017 - 6:50am
Swaziland Africa/Mbabane (UTC GMT +2.0)Mon, 29 May 2017 - 5:50am
Tanzania Africa/Dar_es_Salaam (UTC GMT +3.0)Mon, 29 May 2017 - 6:50am
Togo Africa/Lome (UTC GMT 0.0)Mon, 29 May 2017 - 3:50am
Tunisia Africa/Tunis (UTC GMT +1.0)Mon, 29 May 2017 - 4:50am
Uganda Africa/Kampala (UTC GMT +3.0)Mon, 29 May 2017 - 6:50am
Western Sahara Africa/El_Aaiun (UTC GMT 0.0)Mon, 29 May 2017 - 3:50am
Zambia Africa/Lusaka (UTC GMT +2.0)Mon, 29 May 2017 - 5:50am
Zimbabwe Africa/Harare (UTC GMT +2.0)Mon, 29 May 2017 - 5:50am