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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)Thu, 27 Apr 2017 - 7:59am
Angola Africa/Luanda (UTC GMT +1.0)Thu, 27 Apr 2017 - 7:59am
Benin Africa/Porto-Novo (UTC GMT +1.0)Thu, 27 Apr 2017 - 7:59am
Botswana Africa/Gaborone (UTC GMT +2.0)Thu, 27 Apr 2017 - 8:59am
Burkina Faso Africa/Ouagadougou (UTC GMT 0.0)Thu, 27 Apr 2017 - 6:59am
Burundi Africa/Bujumbura (UTC GMT +2.0)Thu, 27 Apr 2017 - 8:59am
Cameroon Africa/Douala (UTC GMT +1.0)Thu, 27 Apr 2017 - 7:59am
Cape Verde Atlantic/Cape_Verde (UTC GMT -1.0)Thu, 27 Apr 2017 - 5:59am
Central African Republic Africa/Bangui (UTC GMT +1.0)Thu, 27 Apr 2017 - 7:59am
Chad Africa/Ndjamena (UTC GMT +1.0)Thu, 27 Apr 2017 - 7:59am
Comoros Indian/Comoro (UTC GMT +3.0)Thu, 27 Apr 2017 - 9:59am
Democratic Republic of the Congo Africa/Kinshasa (UTC GMT +1.0)Thu, 27 Apr 2017 - 7:59am
Djibouti Africa/Djibouti (UTC GMT +3.0)Thu, 27 Apr 2017 - 9:59am
Egypt Africa/Cairo (UTC GMT +2.0)Thu, 27 Apr 2017 - 8:59am
Equatorial Guinea Africa/Malabo (UTC GMT +1.0)Thu, 27 Apr 2017 - 7:59am
Eritrea Africa/Asmara (UTC GMT +3.0)Thu, 27 Apr 2017 - 9:59am
Ethiopia Africa/Addis_Ababa (UTC GMT +3.0)Thu, 27 Apr 2017 - 9:59am
Gabon Africa/Libreville (UTC GMT +1.0)Thu, 27 Apr 2017 - 7:59am
Gambia Africa/Banjul (UTC GMT 0.0)Thu, 27 Apr 2017 - 6:59am
Ghana Africa/Accra (UTC GMT 0.0)Thu, 27 Apr 2017 - 6:59am
Guinea Africa/Conakry (UTC GMT 0.0)Thu, 27 Apr 2017 - 6:59am
Guinea-Bissau Africa/Bissau (UTC GMT 0.0)Thu, 27 Apr 2017 - 6:59am
Ivory Coast Africa/Abidjan (UTC GMT 0.0)Thu, 27 Apr 2017 - 6:59am
Kenya Africa/Nairobi (UTC GMT +3.0)Thu, 27 Apr 2017 - 9:59am
Lesotho Africa/Maseru (UTC GMT +2.0)Thu, 27 Apr 2017 - 8:59am
Liberia Africa/Monrovia (UTC GMT 0.0)Thu, 27 Apr 2017 - 6:59am
Libya Africa/Tripoli (UTC GMT +2.0)Thu, 27 Apr 2017 - 8:59am
Madagascar Indian/Antananarivo (UTC GMT +3.0)Thu, 27 Apr 2017 - 9:59am
Malawi Africa/Blantyre (UTC GMT +2.0)Thu, 27 Apr 2017 - 8:59am
Mali Africa/Bamako (UTC GMT 0.0)Thu, 27 Apr 2017 - 6:59am
Mauritania Africa/Nouakchott (UTC GMT 0.0)Thu, 27 Apr 2017 - 6:59am
Mauritius Indian/Mauritius (UTC GMT +4.0)Thu, 27 Apr 2017 - 10:59am
Mayotte Indian/Mayotte (UTC GMT +3.0)Thu, 27 Apr 2017 - 9:59am
Morocco Africa/Casablanca (UTC GMT 0.0)Thu, 27 Apr 2017 - 6:59am[+1]
Mozambique Africa/Maputo (UTC GMT +2.0)Thu, 27 Apr 2017 - 8:59am
Namibia Africa/Windhoek (UTC GMT +2.0)Thu, 27 Apr 2017 - 8:59am
Niger Africa/Niamey (UTC GMT +1.0)Thu, 27 Apr 2017 - 7:59am
Nigeria Africa/Lagos (UTC GMT +1.0)Thu, 27 Apr 2017 - 7:59am
Republic of the Congo Africa/Brazzaville (UTC GMT +1.0)Thu, 27 Apr 2017 - 7:59am
Reunion Indian/Reunion (UTC GMT +4.0)Thu, 27 Apr 2017 - 10:59am
Rwanda Africa/Kigali (UTC GMT +2.0)Thu, 27 Apr 2017 - 8:59am
Saint Helena Atlantic/St_Helena (UTC GMT 0.0)Thu, 27 Apr 2017 - 6:59am
Sao Tome and Principe Africa/Sao_Tome (UTC GMT 0.0)Thu, 27 Apr 2017 - 6:59am
Senegal Africa/Dakar (UTC GMT 0.0)Thu, 27 Apr 2017 - 6:59am
Seychelles Indian/Mahe (UTC GMT +4.0)Thu, 27 Apr 2017 - 10:59am
Sierra Leone Africa/Freetown (UTC GMT 0.0)Thu, 27 Apr 2017 - 6:59am
Somalia Africa/Mogadishu (UTC GMT +3.0)Thu, 27 Apr 2017 - 9:59am
South Africa Africa/Johannesburg (UTC GMT +2.0)Thu, 27 Apr 2017 - 8:59am
South Sudan Africa/Juba (UTC GMT +3.0)Thu, 27 Apr 2017 - 9:59am
Sudan Africa/Khartoum (UTC GMT +3.0)Thu, 27 Apr 2017 - 9:59am
Swaziland Africa/Mbabane (UTC GMT +2.0)Thu, 27 Apr 2017 - 8:59am
Tanzania Africa/Dar_es_Salaam (UTC GMT +3.0)Thu, 27 Apr 2017 - 9:59am
Togo Africa/Lome (UTC GMT 0.0)Thu, 27 Apr 2017 - 6:59am
Tunisia Africa/Tunis (UTC GMT +1.0)Thu, 27 Apr 2017 - 7:59am
Uganda Africa/Kampala (UTC GMT +3.0)Thu, 27 Apr 2017 - 9:59am
Western Sahara Africa/El_Aaiun (UTC GMT 0.0)Thu, 27 Apr 2017 - 6:59am[+1]
Zambia Africa/Lusaka (UTC GMT +2.0)Thu, 27 Apr 2017 - 8:59am
Zimbabwe Africa/Harare (UTC GMT +2.0)Thu, 27 Apr 2017 - 8:59am