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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, 20 Aug 2018 - 12:21am
Angola Africa/Luanda (UTC GMT +1.0)Mon, 20 Aug 2018 - 12:21am
Benin Africa/Porto-Novo (UTC GMT +1.0)Mon, 20 Aug 2018 - 12:21am
Botswana Africa/Gaborone (UTC GMT +2.0)Mon, 20 Aug 2018 - 1:21am
Burkina Faso Africa/Ouagadougou (UTC GMT 0.0)Sun, 19 Aug 2018 - 11:21pm
Burundi Africa/Bujumbura (UTC GMT +2.0)Mon, 20 Aug 2018 - 1:21am
Cameroon Africa/Douala (UTC GMT +1.0)Mon, 20 Aug 2018 - 12:21am
Cape Verde Atlantic/Cape_Verde (UTC GMT -1.0)Sun, 19 Aug 2018 - 10:21pm
Central African Republic Africa/Bangui (UTC GMT +1.0)Mon, 20 Aug 2018 - 12:21am
Chad Africa/Ndjamena (UTC GMT +1.0)Mon, 20 Aug 2018 - 12:21am
Comoros Indian/Comoro (UTC GMT +3.0)Mon, 20 Aug 2018 - 2:21am
Democratic Republic of the Congo Africa/Kinshasa (UTC GMT +1.0)Mon, 20 Aug 2018 - 12:21am
Djibouti Africa/Djibouti (UTC GMT +3.0)Mon, 20 Aug 2018 - 2:21am
Egypt Africa/Cairo (UTC GMT +2.0)Mon, 20 Aug 2018 - 1:21am
Equatorial Guinea Africa/Malabo (UTC GMT +1.0)Mon, 20 Aug 2018 - 12:21am
Eritrea Africa/Asmara (UTC GMT +3.0)Mon, 20 Aug 2018 - 2:21am
Ethiopia Africa/Addis_Ababa (UTC GMT +3.0)Mon, 20 Aug 2018 - 2:21am
Gabon Africa/Libreville (UTC GMT +1.0)Mon, 20 Aug 2018 - 12:21am
Gambia Africa/Banjul (UTC GMT 0.0)Sun, 19 Aug 2018 - 11:21pm
Ghana Africa/Accra (UTC GMT 0.0)Sun, 19 Aug 2018 - 11:21pm
Guinea Africa/Conakry (UTC GMT 0.0)Sun, 19 Aug 2018 - 11:21pm
Guinea-Bissau Africa/Bissau (UTC GMT 0.0)Sun, 19 Aug 2018 - 11:21pm
Ivory Coast Africa/Abidjan (UTC GMT 0.0)Sun, 19 Aug 2018 - 11:21pm
Kenya Africa/Nairobi (UTC GMT +3.0)Mon, 20 Aug 2018 - 2:21am
Lesotho Africa/Maseru (UTC GMT +2.0)Mon, 20 Aug 2018 - 1:21am
Liberia Africa/Monrovia (UTC GMT 0.0)Sun, 19 Aug 2018 - 11:21pm
Libya Africa/Tripoli (UTC GMT +2.0)Mon, 20 Aug 2018 - 1:21am
Madagascar Indian/Antananarivo (UTC GMT +3.0)Mon, 20 Aug 2018 - 2:21am
Malawi Africa/Blantyre (UTC GMT +2.0)Mon, 20 Aug 2018 - 1:21am
Mali Africa/Bamako (UTC GMT 0.0)Sun, 19 Aug 2018 - 11:21pm
Mauritania Africa/Nouakchott (UTC GMT 0.0)Sun, 19 Aug 2018 - 11:21pm
Mauritius Indian/Mauritius (UTC GMT +4.0)Mon, 20 Aug 2018 - 3:21am
Mayotte Indian/Mayotte (UTC GMT +3.0)Mon, 20 Aug 2018 - 2:21am
Morocco Africa/Casablanca (UTC GMT 0.0)Sun, 19 Aug 2018 - 11:21pm[+1]
Mozambique Africa/Maputo (UTC GMT +2.0)Mon, 20 Aug 2018 - 1:21am
Namibia Africa/Windhoek (UTC GMT +2.0)Mon, 20 Aug 2018 - 1:21am
Niger Africa/Niamey (UTC GMT +1.0)Mon, 20 Aug 2018 - 12:21am
Nigeria Africa/Lagos (UTC GMT +1.0)Mon, 20 Aug 2018 - 12:21am
Republic of the Congo Africa/Brazzaville (UTC GMT +1.0)Mon, 20 Aug 2018 - 12:21am
Reunion Indian/Reunion (UTC GMT +4.0)Mon, 20 Aug 2018 - 3:21am
Rwanda Africa/Kigali (UTC GMT +2.0)Mon, 20 Aug 2018 - 1:21am
Saint Helena Atlantic/St_Helena (UTC GMT 0.0)Sun, 19 Aug 2018 - 11:21pm
Sao Tome and Principe Africa/Sao_Tome (UTC GMT 0.0)Sun, 19 Aug 2018 - 11:21pm
Senegal Africa/Dakar (UTC GMT 0.0)Sun, 19 Aug 2018 - 11:21pm
Seychelles Indian/Mahe (UTC GMT +4.0)Mon, 20 Aug 2018 - 3:21am
Sierra Leone Africa/Freetown (UTC GMT 0.0)Sun, 19 Aug 2018 - 11:21pm
Somalia Africa/Mogadishu (UTC GMT +3.0)Mon, 20 Aug 2018 - 2:21am
South Africa Africa/Johannesburg (UTC GMT +2.0)Mon, 20 Aug 2018 - 1:21am
South Sudan Africa/Juba (UTC GMT +3.0)Mon, 20 Aug 2018 - 2:21am
Sudan Africa/Khartoum (UTC GMT +3.0)Mon, 20 Aug 2018 - 2:21am
Swaziland Africa/Mbabane (UTC GMT +2.0)Mon, 20 Aug 2018 - 1:21am
Tanzania Africa/Dar_es_Salaam (UTC GMT +3.0)Mon, 20 Aug 2018 - 2:21am
Togo Africa/Lome (UTC GMT 0.0)Sun, 19 Aug 2018 - 11:21pm
Tunisia Africa/Tunis (UTC GMT +1.0)Mon, 20 Aug 2018 - 12:21am
Uganda Africa/Kampala (UTC GMT +3.0)Mon, 20 Aug 2018 - 2:21am
Western Sahara Africa/El_Aaiun (UTC GMT 0.0)Sun, 19 Aug 2018 - 11:21pm[+1]
Zambia Africa/Lusaka (UTC GMT +2.0)Mon, 20 Aug 2018 - 1:21am
Zimbabwe Africa/Harare (UTC GMT +2.0)Mon, 20 Aug 2018 - 1:21am