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34850bd5 1# <pre>
b61525e2 2# @(#)africa 8.28
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3# This file is in the public domain, so clarified as of
4# 2009-05-17 by Arthur David Olson.
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6# This data is by no means authoritative; if you think you know better,
7# go ahead and edit the file (and please send any changes to
8# tz@elsie.nci.nih.gov for general use in the future).
9
bd7414aa 10# From Paul Eggert (2006-03-22):
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11#
12# A good source for time zone historical data outside the U.S. is
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13# Thomas G. Shanks and Rique Pottenger, The International Atlas (6th edition),
14# San Diego: ACS Publications, Inc. (2003).
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15#
16# Gwillim Law writes that a good source
17# for recent time zone data is the International Air Transport
18# Association's Standard Schedules Information Manual (IATA SSIM),
19# published semiannually. Law sent in several helpful summaries
20# of the IATA's data after 1990.
21#
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22# Except where otherwise noted, Shanks & Pottenger is the source for
23# entries through 1990, and IATA SSIM is the source for entries afterwards.
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24#
25# Another source occasionally used is Edward W. Whitman, World Time Differences,
26# Whitman Publishing Co, 2 Niagara Av, Ealing, London (undated), which
27# I found in the UCLA library.
28#
29# A reliable and entertaining source about time zones is
30# Derek Howse, Greenwich time and longitude, Philip Wilson Publishers (1997).
31#
32# Previous editions of this database used WAT, CAT, SAT, and EAT
33# for +0:00 through +3:00, respectively,
9ffe4b14 34# but Mark R V Murray reports that
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35# `SAST' is the official abbreviation for +2:00 in the country of South Africa,
36# `CAT' is commonly used for +2:00 in countries north of South Africa, and
37# `WAT' is probably the best name for +1:00, as the common phrase for
38# the area that includes Nigeria is ``West Africa''.
39# He has heard of ``Western Sahara Time'' for +0:00 but can find no reference.
40#
41# To make things confusing, `WAT' seems to have been used for -1:00 long ago;
42# I'd guess that this was because people needed _some_ name for -1:00,
43# and at the time, far west Africa was the only major land area in -1:00.
44# This usage is now obsolete, as the last use of -1:00 on the African
45# mainland seems to have been 1976 in Western Sahara.
46#
47# To summarize, the following abbreviations seem to have some currency:
48# -1:00 WAT West Africa Time (no longer used)
49# 0:00 GMT Greenwich Mean Time
50# 2:00 CAT Central Africa Time
51# 2:00 SAST South Africa Standard Time
52# and Murray suggests the following abbreviation:
53# 1:00 WAT West Africa Time
54# I realize that this leads to `WAT' being used for both -1:00 and 1:00
55# for times before 1976, but this is the best I can think of
56# until we get more information.
57#
58# I invented the following abbreviations; corrections are welcome!
59# 2:00 WAST West Africa Summer Time
60# 2:30 BEAT British East Africa Time (no longer used)
61# 2:44:45 BEAUT British East Africa Unified Time (no longer used)
62# 3:00 CAST Central Africa Summer Time (no longer used)
63# 3:00 SAST South Africa Summer Time (no longer used)
64# 3:00 EAT East Africa Time
65# 4:00 EAST East Africa Summer Time (no longer used)
66
67# Algeria
68# Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S
69Rule Algeria 1916 only - Jun 14 23:00s 1:00 S
bd7414aa 70Rule Algeria 1916 1919 - Oct Sun>=1 23:00s 0 -
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71Rule Algeria 1917 only - Mar 24 23:00s 1:00 S
72Rule Algeria 1918 only - Mar 9 23:00s 1:00 S
73Rule Algeria 1919 only - Mar 1 23:00s 1:00 S
74Rule Algeria 1920 only - Feb 14 23:00s 1:00 S
75Rule Algeria 1920 only - Oct 23 23:00s 0 -
76Rule Algeria 1921 only - Mar 14 23:00s 1:00 S
77Rule Algeria 1921 only - Jun 21 23:00s 0 -
78Rule Algeria 1939 only - Sep 11 23:00s 1:00 S
79Rule Algeria 1939 only - Nov 19 1:00 0 -
bd7414aa 80Rule Algeria 1944 1945 - Apr Mon>=1 2:00 1:00 S
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81Rule Algeria 1944 only - Oct 8 2:00 0 -
82Rule Algeria 1945 only - Sep 16 1:00 0 -
83Rule Algeria 1971 only - Apr 25 23:00s 1:00 S
84Rule Algeria 1971 only - Sep 26 23:00s 0 -
85Rule Algeria 1977 only - May 6 0:00 1:00 S
86Rule Algeria 1977 only - Oct 21 0:00 0 -
87Rule Algeria 1978 only - Mar 24 1:00 1:00 S
88Rule Algeria 1978 only - Sep 22 3:00 0 -
89Rule Algeria 1980 only - Apr 25 0:00 1:00 S
90Rule Algeria 1980 only - Oct 31 2:00 0 -
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91# Shanks & Pottenger give 0:09:20 for Paris Mean Time; go with Howse's
92# more precise 0:09:21.
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93# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
94Zone Africa/Algiers 0:12:12 - LMT 1891 Mar 15 0:01
95 0:09:21 - PMT 1911 Mar 11 # Paris Mean Time
96 0:00 Algeria WE%sT 1940 Feb 25 2:00
97 1:00 Algeria CE%sT 1946 Oct 7
98 0:00 - WET 1956 Jan 29
99 1:00 - CET 1963 Apr 14
100 0:00 Algeria WE%sT 1977 Oct 21
101 1:00 Algeria CE%sT 1979 Oct 26
102 0:00 Algeria WE%sT 1981 May
103 1:00 - CET
104
105# Angola
106# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
107Zone Africa/Luanda 0:52:56 - LMT 1892
108 0:52:04 - AOT 1911 May 26 # Angola Time
109 1:00 - WAT
110
111# Benin
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112# Whitman says they switched to 1:00 in 1946, not 1934;
113# go with Shanks & Pottenger.
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114# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
115Zone Africa/Porto-Novo 0:10:28 - LMT 1912
116 0:00 - GMT 1934 Feb 26
117 1:00 - WAT
118
119# Botswana
120# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
121Zone Africa/Gaborone 1:43:40 - LMT 1885
122 2:00 - CAT 1943 Sep 19 2:00
123 2:00 1:00 CAST 1944 Mar 19 2:00
124 2:00 - CAT
125
126# Burkina Faso
127# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
128Zone Africa/Ouagadougou -0:06:04 - LMT 1912
129 0:00 - GMT
130
131# Burundi
132# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
133Zone Africa/Bujumbura 1:57:28 - LMT 1890
134 2:00 - CAT
135
136# Cameroon
bd7414aa 137# Whitman says they switched to 1:00 in 1920; go with Shanks & Pottenger.
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138# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
139Zone Africa/Douala 0:38:48 - LMT 1912
140 1:00 - WAT
141
142# Cape Verde
143# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
144Zone Atlantic/Cape_Verde -1:34:04 - LMT 1907 # Praia
145 -2:00 - CVT 1942 Sep
146 -2:00 1:00 CVST 1945 Oct 15
147 -2:00 - CVT 1975 Nov 25 2:00
148 -1:00 - CVT
149
150# Central African Republic
151# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
152Zone Africa/Bangui 1:14:20 - LMT 1912
153 1:00 - WAT
154
155# Chad
156# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
157Zone Africa/Ndjamena 1:00:12 - LMT 1912
158 1:00 - WAT 1979 Oct 14
159 1:00 1:00 WAST 1980 Mar 8
160 1:00 - WAT
161
162# Comoros
163# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
164Zone Indian/Comoro 2:53:04 - LMT 1911 Jul # Moroni, Gran Comoro
165 3:00 - EAT
166
167# Democratic Republic of Congo
168# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
169Zone Africa/Kinshasa 1:01:12 - LMT 1897 Nov 9
170 1:00 - WAT
171Zone Africa/Lubumbashi 1:49:52 - LMT 1897 Nov 9
172 2:00 - CAT
173
174# Republic of the Congo
175# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
176Zone Africa/Brazzaville 1:01:08 - LMT 1912
177 1:00 - WAT
178
179# Cote D'Ivoire
180# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
181Zone Africa/Abidjan -0:16:08 - LMT 1912
182 0:00 - GMT
183
184# Djibouti
185# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
186Zone Africa/Djibouti 2:52:36 - LMT 1911 Jul
187 3:00 - EAT
188
189###############################################################################
190
191# Egypt
192
193# Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S
194Rule Egypt 1940 only - Jul 15 0:00 1:00 S
195Rule Egypt 1940 only - Oct 1 0:00 0 -
196Rule Egypt 1941 only - Apr 15 0:00 1:00 S
197Rule Egypt 1941 only - Sep 16 0:00 0 -
198Rule Egypt 1942 1944 - Apr 1 0:00 1:00 S
199Rule Egypt 1942 only - Oct 27 0:00 0 -
200Rule Egypt 1943 1945 - Nov 1 0:00 0 -
201Rule Egypt 1945 only - Apr 16 0:00 1:00 S
202Rule Egypt 1957 only - May 10 0:00 1:00 S
203Rule Egypt 1957 1958 - Oct 1 0:00 0 -
204Rule Egypt 1958 only - May 1 0:00 1:00 S
205Rule Egypt 1959 1981 - May 1 1:00 1:00 S
206Rule Egypt 1959 1965 - Sep 30 3:00 0 -
207Rule Egypt 1966 1994 - Oct 1 3:00 0 -
208Rule Egypt 1982 only - Jul 25 1:00 1:00 S
209Rule Egypt 1983 only - Jul 12 1:00 1:00 S
210Rule Egypt 1984 1988 - May 1 1:00 1:00 S
211Rule Egypt 1989 only - May 6 1:00 1:00 S
212Rule Egypt 1990 1994 - May 1 1:00 1:00 S
213# IATA (after 1990) says transitions are at 0:00.
214# Go with IATA starting in 1995, except correct 1995 entry from 09-30 to 09-29.
215Rule Egypt 1995 max - Apr lastFri 0:00s 1:00 S
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216Rule Egypt 1995 2005 - Sep lastThu 23:00s 0 -
217# From Steffen Thorsen (2006-09-19):
218# The Egyptian Gazette, issue 41,090 (2006-09-18), page 1, reports:
219# Egypt will turn back clocks by one hour at the midnight of Thursday
220# after observing the daylight saving time since May.
221# http://news.gom.com.eg/gazette/pdf/2006/09/18/01.pdf
222Rule Egypt 2006 only - Sep 21 23:00s 0 -
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223# From Dirk Losch (2007-08-14):
224# I received a mail from an airline which says that the daylight
225# saving time in Egypt will end in the night of 2007-09-06 to 2007-09-07.
226# From Jesper Norgaard Welen (2007-08-15): [The following agree:]
ef5158c8 227# http://www.nentjes.info/Bill/bill5.htm
0e49ec84 228# http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/city.html?n=53
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229# From Steffen Thorsen (2007-09-04): The official information...:
230# http://www.sis.gov.eg/En/EgyptOnline/Miscellaneous/000002/0207000000000000001580.htm
231Rule Egypt 2007 only - Sep Thu>=1 23:00s 0 -
232# From Abdelrahman Hassan (2007-09-06):
233# Due to the Hijri (lunar Islamic calendar) year being 11 days shorter
234# than the year of the Gregorian calendar, Ramadan shifts earlier each
235# year. This year it will be observed September 13 (September is quite
236# hot in Egypt), and the idea is to make fasting easier for workers by
237# shifting business hours one hour out of daytime heat. Consequently,
238# unless discontinued, next DST may end Thursday 28 August 2008.
0e49ec84 239# From Paul Eggert (2007-08-17):
bbe9957d 240# For lack of better info, assume the new rule is last Thursday in August.
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242# From Petr Machata (2009-04-06):
243# The following appeared in Red Hat bugzilla[1] (edited):
244#
245# > $ zdump -v /usr/share/zoneinfo/Africa/Cairo | grep 2009
3dbe7164 246# > /usr/share/zoneinfo/Africa/Cairo Thu Apr 23 21:59:59 2009 UTC = Thu =
2047e903 247# Apr 23
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248# > 23:59:59 2009 EET isdst=0 gmtoff=7200
249# > /usr/share/zoneinfo/Africa/Cairo Thu Apr 23 22:00:00 2009 UTC = Fri =
2047e903 250# Apr 24
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251# > 01:00:00 2009 EEST isdst=1 gmtoff=10800
252# > /usr/share/zoneinfo/Africa/Cairo Thu Aug 27 20:59:59 2009 UTC = Thu =
2047e903 253# Aug 27
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254# > 23:59:59 2009 EEST isdst=1 gmtoff=10800
255# > /usr/share/zoneinfo/Africa/Cairo Thu Aug 27 21:00:00 2009 UTC = Thu =
2047e903 256# Aug 27
3dbe7164 257# > 23:00:00 2009 EET isdst=0 gmtoff=7200
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258#
259# > end date should be Thu Sep 24 2009 (Last Thursday in September at 23:59=
260# :59)
261# > http://support.microsoft.com/kb/958729/
262#
263# timeanddate[2] and another site I've found[3] also support that.
264#
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265# [1] <a href="https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=492263">
266# https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=492263
2047e903 267# </a>
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268# [2] <a href="http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/clockchange.html?n=53">
269# http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/clockchange.html?n=53
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270# </a>
271# [3] <a href="http://wwp.greenwichmeantime.com/time-zone/africa/egypt/">
272# http://wwp.greenwichmeantime.com/time-zone/africa/egypt/
273# </a>
274
275# From Arthur David Olson (2009-04-20):
276# In 2009 (and for the next several years), Ramadan ends before the fourth
277# Thursday in September; Egypt is expected to revert to the last Thursday
278# in September.
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280# From Steffen Thorsen (2009-08-11):
281# We have been able to confirm the August change with the Egyptian Cabinet
282# Information and Decision Support Center:
283# <a href="http://www.timeanddate.com/news/time/egypt-dst-ends-2009.html">
284# http://www.timeanddate.com/news/time/egypt-dst-ends-2009.html
285# </a>
286#
287# The Middle East News Agency
288# <a href="http://www.mena.org.eg/index.aspx">
289# http://www.mena.org.eg/index.aspx
290# </a>
291# also reports "Egypt starts winter time on August 21"
292# today in article numbered "71, 11/08/2009 12:25 GMT."
293# Only the title above is available without a subscription to their service,
294# and can be found by searching for "winter" in their search engine
295# (at least today).
296
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297# From Alexander Krivenyshev (2010-07-20):
298# According to News from Egypt - Al-Masry Al-Youm Egypt's cabinet has
299# decided that Daylight Saving Time will not be used in Egypt during
300# Ramadan.
301#
302# Arabic translation:
303# "Clocks to go back during Ramadan--and then forward again"
304# <a href="http://www.almasryalyoum.com/en/news/clocks-go-back-during-ramadan-and-then-forward-again">
305# http://www.almasryalyoum.com/en/news/clocks-go-back-during-ramadan-and-then-forward-again
306# </a>
307# or
308# <a href="http://www.worldtimezone.com/dst_news/dst_news_egypt02.html">
309# http://www.worldtimezone.com/dst_news/dst_news_egypt02.html
310# </a>
311
2047e903 312Rule Egypt 2008 only - Aug lastThu 23:00s 0 -
d2e76e66 313Rule Egypt 2009 only - Aug 20 23:00s 0 -
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314Rule Egypt 2010 only - Aug 11 0:00 0 -
315Rule Egypt 2010 only - Sep 10 0:00 1:00 S
d2e76e66 316Rule Egypt 2010 max - Sep lastThu 23:00s 0 -
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317
318# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
319Zone Africa/Cairo 2:05:00 - LMT 1900 Oct
320 2:00 Egypt EE%sT
321
322# Equatorial Guinea
323# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
324Zone Africa/Malabo 0:35:08 - LMT 1912
325 0:00 - GMT 1963 Dec 15
326 1:00 - WAT
327
328# Eritrea
329# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
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330Zone Africa/Asmara 2:35:32 - LMT 1870
331 2:35:32 - AMT 1890 # Asmara Mean Time
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332 2:35:20 - ADMT 1936 May 5 # Adis Dera MT
333 3:00 - EAT
334
335# Ethiopia
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336# From Paul Eggert (2006-03-22):
337# Shanks & Pottenger write that Ethiopia had six narrowly-spaced time zones
338# between 1870 and 1890, and that they merged to 38E50 (2:35:20) in 1890.
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339# We'll guess that 38E50 is for Adis Dera.
340# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
341Zone Africa/Addis_Ababa 2:34:48 - LMT 1870
342 2:35:20 - ADMT 1936 May 5 # Adis Dera MT
343 3:00 - EAT
344
345# Gabon
346# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
347Zone Africa/Libreville 0:37:48 - LMT 1912
348 1:00 - WAT
349
350# Gambia
351# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
352Zone Africa/Banjul -1:06:36 - LMT 1912
353 -1:06:36 - BMT 1935 # Banjul Mean Time
354 -1:00 - WAT 1964
355 0:00 - GMT
356
357# Ghana
358# Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S
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359# Whitman says DST was observed from 1931 to ``the present'';
360# go with Shanks & Pottenger.
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361Rule Ghana 1936 1942 - Sep 1 0:00 0:20 GHST
362Rule Ghana 1936 1942 - Dec 31 0:00 0 GMT
363# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
364Zone Africa/Accra -0:00:52 - LMT 1918
365 0:00 Ghana %s
366
367# Guinea
368# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
369Zone Africa/Conakry -0:54:52 - LMT 1912
370 0:00 - GMT 1934 Feb 26
371 -1:00 - WAT 1960
372 0:00 - GMT
373
374# Guinea-Bissau
375# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
376Zone Africa/Bissau -1:02:20 - LMT 1911 May 26
377 -1:00 - WAT 1975
378 0:00 - GMT
379
380# Kenya
381# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
382Zone Africa/Nairobi 2:27:16 - LMT 1928 Jul
383 3:00 - EAT 1930
384 2:30 - BEAT 1940
385 2:44:45 - BEAUT 1960
386 3:00 - EAT
387
388# Lesotho
389# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
390Zone Africa/Maseru 1:50:00 - LMT 1903 Mar
391 2:00 - SAST 1943 Sep 19 2:00
392 2:00 1:00 SAST 1944 Mar 19 2:00
393 2:00 - SAST
394
395# Liberia
bd7414aa 396# From Paul Eggert (2006-03-22):
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397# In 1972 Liberia was the last country to switch
398# from a UTC offset that was not a multiple of 15 or 20 minutes.
399# Howse reports that it was in honor of their president's birthday.
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400# Shank & Pottenger report the date as May 1, whereas Howse reports Jan;
401# go with Shanks & Pottenger.
402# For Liberia before 1972, Shanks & Pottenger report -0:44, whereas Howse and
403# Whitman each report -0:44:30; go with the more precise figure.
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404# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
405Zone Africa/Monrovia -0:43:08 - LMT 1882
406 -0:43:08 - MMT 1919 Mar # Monrovia Mean Time
407 -0:44:30 - LRT 1972 May # Liberia Time
408 0:00 - GMT
409
410###############################################################################
411
412# Libya
413
414# Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S
415Rule Libya 1951 only - Oct 14 2:00 1:00 S
416Rule Libya 1952 only - Jan 1 0:00 0 -
417Rule Libya 1953 only - Oct 9 2:00 1:00 S
418Rule Libya 1954 only - Jan 1 0:00 0 -
419Rule Libya 1955 only - Sep 30 0:00 1:00 S
420Rule Libya 1956 only - Jan 1 0:00 0 -
421Rule Libya 1982 1984 - Apr 1 0:00 1:00 S
422Rule Libya 1982 1985 - Oct 1 0:00 0 -
423Rule Libya 1985 only - Apr 6 0:00 1:00 S
424Rule Libya 1986 only - Apr 4 0:00 1:00 S
425Rule Libya 1986 only - Oct 3 0:00 0 -
426Rule Libya 1987 1989 - Apr 1 0:00 1:00 S
bc95ec93 427Rule Libya 1987 1989 - Oct 1 0:00 0 -
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428# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
429Zone Africa/Tripoli 0:52:44 - LMT 1920
430 1:00 Libya CE%sT 1959
431 2:00 - EET 1982
432 1:00 Libya CE%sT 1990 May 4
bd7414aa 433# The following entries are from Shanks & Pottenger;
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434# the IATA SSIM data contain some obvious errors.
435 2:00 - EET 1996 Sep 30
436 1:00 - CET 1997 Apr 4
437 1:00 1:00 CEST 1997 Oct 4
438 2:00 - EET
439
440# Madagascar
441# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
442Zone Indian/Antananarivo 3:10:04 - LMT 1911 Jul
443 3:00 - EAT 1954 Feb 27 23:00s
444 3:00 1:00 EAST 1954 May 29 23:00s
445 3:00 - EAT
446
447# Malawi
448# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
449Zone Africa/Blantyre 2:20:00 - LMT 1903 Mar
450 2:00 - CAT
451
452# Mali
453# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
454Zone Africa/Bamako -0:32:00 - LMT 1912
455 0:00 - GMT 1934 Feb 26
456 -1:00 - WAT 1960 Jun 20
457 0:00 - GMT
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459# Mauritania
460# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
461Zone Africa/Nouakchott -1:03:48 - LMT 1912
462 0:00 - GMT 1934 Feb 26
463 -1:00 - WAT 1960 Nov 28
464 0:00 - GMT
465
466# Mauritius
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468# From Steffen Thorsen (2008-06-25):
469# Mauritius plans to observe DST from 2008-11-01 to 2009-03-31 on a trial
470# basis....
ef5158c8 471# It seems that Mauritius observed daylight saving time from 1982-10-10 to
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472# 1983-03-20 as well, but that was not successful....
473# http://www.timeanddate.com/news/time/mauritius-daylight-saving-time.html
3f249718 474
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475# From Alex Krivenyshev (2008-06-25):
476# http://economicdevelopment.gov.mu/portal/site/Mainhomepage/menuitem.a42b24128104d9845dabddd154508a0c/?content_id=0a7cee8b5d69a110VgnVCM1000000a04a8c0RCRD
3f249718 477
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478# From Arthur David Olson (2008-06-30):
479# The www.timeanddate.com article cited by Steffen Thorsen notes that "A
480# final decision has yet to be made on the times that daylight saving
481# would begin and end on these dates." As a place holder, use midnight.
3f249718 482
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483# From Paul Eggert (2008-06-30):
484# Follow Thorsen on DST in 1982/1983, instead of Shanks & Pottenger.
485
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486# From Steffen Thorsen (2008-07-10):
487# According to
488# <a href="http://www.lexpress.mu/display_article.php?news_id=111216">
489# http://www.lexpress.mu/display_article.php?news_id=111216
490# </a>
491# (in French), Mauritius will start and end their DST a few days earlier
492# than previously announced (2008-11-01 to 2009-03-31). The new start
493# date is 2008-10-26 at 02:00 and the new end date is 2009-03-27 (no time
494# given, but it is probably at either 2 or 3 wall clock time).
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495#
496# A little strange though, since the article says that they moved the date
497# to align itself with Europe and USA which also change time on that date,
498# but that means they have not paid attention to what happened in
499# USA/Canada last year (DST ends first Sunday in November). I also wonder
500# why that they end on a Friday, instead of aligning with Europe which
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501# changes two days later.
502
503# From Alex Krivenyshev (2008-07-11):
504# Seems that English language article "The revival of daylight saving
505# time: Energy conservation?"-# No. 16578 (07/11/2008) was originally
506# published on Monday, June 30, 2008...
507#
508# I guess that article in French "Le gouvernement avance l'introduction
509# de l'heure d'ete" stating that DST in Mauritius starting on October 26
510# and ending on March 27, 2009 is the most recent one.
511# ...
512# <a href="http://www.worldtimezone.com/dst_news/dst_news_mauritius02.html">
513# http://www.worldtimezone.com/dst_news/dst_news_mauritius02.html
514# </a>
515
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516# From Riad M. Hossen Ally (2008-08-03):
517# The Government of Mauritius weblink
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518# <a href="http://www.gov.mu/portal/site/pmosite/menuitem.4ca0efdee47462e7440a600248a521ca/?content_id=4728ca68b2a5b110VgnVCM1000000a04a8c0RCRD">
519# http://www.gov.mu/portal/site/pmosite/menuitem.4ca0efdee47462e7440a600248a521ca/?content_id=4728ca68b2a5b110VgnVCM1000000a04a8c0RCRD
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520# </a>
521# Cabinet Decision of July 18th, 2008 states as follows:
522#
523# 4. ...Cabinet has agreed to the introduction into the National Assembly
524# of the Time Bill which provides for the introduction of summer time in
525# Mauritius. The summer time period which will be of one hour ahead of
526# the standard time, will be aligned with that in Europe and the United
527# States of America. It will start at two o'clock in the morning on the
528# last Sunday of October and will end at two o'clock in the morning on
529# the last Sunday of March the following year. The summer time for the
530# year 2008 - 2009 will, therefore, be effective as from 26 October 2008
531# and end on 29 March 2009.
532
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533# From Ed Maste (2008-10-07):
534# THE TIME BILL (No. XXVII of 2008) Explanatory Memorandum states the
535# beginning / ending of summer time is 2 o'clock standard time in the
536# morning of the last Sunday of October / last Sunday of March.
537# <a href="http://www.gov.mu/portal/goc/assemblysite/file/bill2708.pdf">
538# http://www.gov.mu/portal/goc/assemblysite/file/bill2708.pdf
539# </a>
540
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541# From Steffen Thorsen (2009-06-05):
542# According to several sources, Mauritius will not continue to observe
543# DST the coming summer...
544#
545# Some sources, in French:
546# <a href="http://www.defimedia.info/news/946/Rashid-Beebeejaun-:-%C2%AB-L%E2%80%99heure-d%E2%80%99%C3%A9t%C3%A9-ne-sera-pas-appliqu%C3%A9e-cette-ann%C3%A9e-%C2%BB">
547# http://www.defimedia.info/news/946/Rashid-Beebeejaun-:-%C2%AB-L%E2%80%99heure-d%E2%80%99%C3%A9t%C3%A9-ne-sera-pas-appliqu%C3%A9e-cette-ann%C3%A9e-%C2%BB
548# </a>
549# <a href="http://lexpress.mu/Story/3398~Beebeejaun---Les-objectifs-d-%C3%A9conomie-d-%C3%A9nergie-de-l-heure-d-%C3%A9t%C3%A9-ont-%C3%A9t%C3%A9-atteints-">
550# http://lexpress.mu/Story/3398~Beebeejaun---Les-objectifs-d-%C3%A9conomie-d-%C3%A9nergie-de-l-heure-d-%C3%A9t%C3%A9-ont-%C3%A9t%C3%A9-atteints-
551# </a>
552#
553# Our wrap-up:
554# <a href="http://www.timeanddate.com/news/time/mauritius-dst-will-not-repeat.html">
555# http://www.timeanddate.com/news/time/mauritius-dst-will-not-repeat.html
556# </a>
557
558# From Arthur David Olson (2009-07-11):
559# The "mauritius-dst-will-not-repeat" wrapup includes this:
560# "The trial ended on March 29, 2009, when the clocks moved back by one hour
561# at 2am (or 02:00) local time..."
562
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563# Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S
564Rule Mauritius 1982 only - Oct 10 0:00 1:00 S
565Rule Mauritius 1983 only - Mar 21 0:00 0 -
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566Rule Mauritius 2008 only - Oct lastSun 2:00 1:00 S
567Rule Mauritius 2009 only - Mar lastSun 2:00 0 -
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568# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
569Zone Indian/Mauritius 3:50:00 - LMT 1907 # Port Louis
a36b983e 570 4:00 Mauritius MU%sT # Mauritius Time
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571# Agalega Is, Rodriguez
572# no information; probably like Indian/Mauritius
573
574# Mayotte
575# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
576Zone Indian/Mayotte 3:00:56 - LMT 1911 Jul # Mamoutzou
577 3:00 - EAT
578
579# Morocco
580# See the `europe' file for Spanish Morocco (Africa/Ceuta).
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581
582# From Alex Krivenyshev (2008-05-09):
583# Here is an article that Morocco plan to introduce Daylight Saving Time between
584# 1 June, 2008 and 27 September, 2008.
585#
586# "... Morocco is to save energy by adjusting its clock during summer so it will
587# be one hour ahead of GMT between 1 June and 27 September, according to
588# Communication Minister and Gov ernment Spokesman, Khalid Naciri...."
589#
590# <a href="http://www.worldtimezone.net/dst_news/dst_news_morocco01.html">
591# http://www.worldtimezone.net/dst_news/dst_news_morocco01.html
592# </a>
593# OR
594# <a href="http://en.afrik.com/news11892.html">
595# http://en.afrik.com/news11892.html
596# </a>
597
598# From Alex Krivenyshev (2008-05-09):
599# The Morocco time change can be confirmed on Morocco web site Maghreb Arabe Presse:
600# <a href="http://www.map.ma/eng/sections/box3/morocco_shifts_to_da/view">
601# http://www.map.ma/eng/sections/box3/morocco_shifts_to_da/view
602# </a>
603#
604# Morocco shifts to daylight time on June 1st through September 27, Govt.
605# spokesman.
606
607# From Patrice Scattolin (2008-05-09):
608# According to this article:
609# <a href="http://www.avmaroc.com/actualite/heure-dete-comment-a127896.html">
610# http://www.avmaroc.com/actualite/heure-dete-comment-a127896.html
611# </a>
612# (and republished here:
613# <a href="http://www.actu.ma/heure-dete-comment_i127896_0.html">
614# http://www.actu.ma/heure-dete-comment_i127896_0.html
615# </a>
616# )
617# the changes occurs at midnight:
618#
619# saturday night may 31st at midnight (which in french is to be
620# intrepreted as the night between saturday and sunday)
621# sunday night the 28th at midnight
622#
623# Seeing that the 28th is monday, I am guessing that she intends to say
624# the midnight of the 28th which is the midnight between sunday and
625# monday, which jives with other sources that say that it's inclusive
626# june1st to sept 27th.
627#
628# The decision was taken by decree *2-08-224 *but I can't find the decree
629# published on the web.
630#
631# It's also confirmed here:
3f249718 632# <a href="http://www.maroc.ma/NR/exeres/FACF141F-D910-44B0-B7FA-6E03733425D1.htm">
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633# http://www.maroc.ma/NR/exeres/FACF141F-D910-44B0-B7FA-6E03733425D1.htm
634# </a>
635# on a government portal as being between june 1st and sept 27th (not yet
636# posted in english).
637#
638# The following google query will generate many relevant hits:
639# <a href="http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=Conseil+de+gouvernement+maroc+heure+avance&btnG=Search">
640# http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=Conseil+de+gouvernement+maroc+heure+avance&btnG=Search
641# </a>
642
643# From Alex Krivenyshev (2008-05-09):
644# Is Western Sahara (part which administrated by Morocco) going to follow
645# Morocco DST changes? Any information? What about other part of
646# Western Sahara - under administration of POLISARIO Front (also named
647# SADR Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic)?
648
649# From Arthur David Olson (2008-05-09):
650# XXX--guess that it is only Morocco for now; guess only 2008 for now.
651
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653# Morocco will change the clocks back on the midnight between August 31
654# and September 1. They originally planned to observe DST to near the end
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655# of September:
656#
657# One article about it (in French):
658# <a href="http://www.menara.ma/fr/Actualites/Maroc/Societe/ci.retour_a_l_heure_gmt_a_partir_du_dimanche_31_aout_a_minuit_officiel_.default">
659# http://www.menara.ma/fr/Actualites/Maroc/Societe/ci.retour_a_l_heure_gmt_a_partir_du_dimanche_31_aout_a_minuit_officiel_.default
660# </a>
661#
662# We have some further details posted here:
663# <a href="http://www.timeanddate.com/news/time/morocco-ends-dst-early-2008.html">
664# http://www.timeanddate.com/news/time/morocco-ends-dst-early-2008.html
665# </a>
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667# From Steffen Thorsen (2009-03-17):
668# Morocco will observe DST from 2009-06-01 00:00 to 2009-08-21 00:00 according
669# to many sources, such as
670# <a href="http://news.marweb.com/morocco/entertainment/morocco-daylight-saving.html">
671# http://news.marweb.com/morocco/entertainment/morocco-daylight-saving.html
672# </a>
673# <a href="http://www.medi1sat.ma/fr/depeche.aspx?idp=2312">
674# http://www.medi1sat.ma/fr/depeche.aspx?idp=2312
675# </a>
676# (French)
677#
678# Our summary:
679# <a href="http://www.timeanddate.com/news/time/morocco-starts-dst-2009.html">
680# http://www.timeanddate.com/news/time/morocco-starts-dst-2009.html
681# </a>
682
683# From Alexander Krivenyshev (2009-03-17):
684# Here is a link to official document from Royaume du Maroc Premier Ministre,
685# Ministere de la Modernisation des Secteurs Publics
686#
687# Under Article 1 of Royal Decree No. 455-67 of Act 23 safar 1387 (2 june 1967)
688# concerning the amendment of the legal time, the Ministry of Modernization of
689# Public Sectors announced that the official time in the Kingdom will be
690# advanced 60 minutes from Sunday 31 May 2009 at midnight.
691#
692# <a href="http://www.mmsp.gov.ma/francais/Actualites_fr/PDF_Actualites_Fr/HeureEte_FR.pdf">
693# http://www.mmsp.gov.ma/francais/Actualites_fr/PDF_Actualites_Fr/HeureEte_FR.pdf
694# </a>
695#
696# <a href="http://www.worldtimezone.com/dst_news/dst_news_morocco03.html">
697# http://www.worldtimezone.com/dst_news/dst_news_morocco03.html
698# </a>
699
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700# From Steffen Thorsen (2010-04-13):
701# Several news media in Morocco report that the Ministry of Modernization
702# of Public Sectors has announced that Morocco will have DST from
703# 2010-05-02 to 2010-08-08.
704#
705# Example:
706# <a href="http://www.lavieeco.com/actualites/4099-le-maroc-passera-a-l-heure-d-ete-gmt1-le-2-mai.html">
707# http://www.lavieeco.com/actualites/4099-le-maroc-passera-a-l-heure-d-ete-gmt1-le-2-mai.html
708# </a>
709# (French)
710# Our page:
711# <a href="http://www.timeanddate.com/news/time/morocco-starts-dst-2010.html">
712# http://www.timeanddate.com/news/time/morocco-starts-dst-2010.html
713# </a>
714
984263bc 715# RULE NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S
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717Rule Morocco 1939 only - Sep 12 0:00 1:00 S
718Rule Morocco 1939 only - Nov 19 0:00 0 -
719Rule Morocco 1940 only - Feb 25 0:00 1:00 S
720Rule Morocco 1945 only - Nov 18 0:00 0 -
721Rule Morocco 1950 only - Jun 11 0:00 1:00 S
722Rule Morocco 1950 only - Oct 29 0:00 0 -
723Rule Morocco 1967 only - Jun 3 12:00 1:00 S
724Rule Morocco 1967 only - Oct 1 0:00 0 -
725Rule Morocco 1974 only - Jun 24 0:00 1:00 S
726Rule Morocco 1974 only - Sep 1 0:00 0 -
727Rule Morocco 1976 1977 - May 1 0:00 1:00 S
728Rule Morocco 1976 only - Aug 1 0:00 0 -
729Rule Morocco 1977 only - Sep 28 0:00 0 -
730Rule Morocco 1978 only - Jun 1 0:00 1:00 S
731Rule Morocco 1978 only - Aug 4 0:00 0 -
fcf6e80e 732Rule Morocco 2008 only - Jun 1 0:00 1:00 S
234dfcd0 733Rule Morocco 2008 only - Sep 1 0:00 0 -
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734Rule Morocco 2009 only - Jun 1 0:00 1:00 S
735Rule Morocco 2009 only - Aug 21 0:00 0 -
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736Rule Morocco 2010 only - May 2 0:00 1:00 S
737Rule Morocco 2010 only - Aug 8 0:00 0 -
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738# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
739Zone Africa/Casablanca -0:30:20 - LMT 1913 Oct 26
740 0:00 Morocco WE%sT 1984 Mar 16
741 1:00 - CET 1986
fcf6e80e 742 0:00 Morocco WE%sT
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743# Western Sahara
744Zone Africa/El_Aaiun -0:52:48 - LMT 1934 Jan
745 -1:00 - WAT 1976 Apr 14
746 0:00 - WET
747
748# Mozambique
749# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
750Zone Africa/Maputo 2:10:20 - LMT 1903 Mar
751 2:00 - CAT
752
753# Namibia
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754# The 1994-04-03 transition is from Shanks & Pottenger.
755# Shanks & Pottenger report no DST after 1998-04; go with IATA.
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756
757# From Petronella Sibeene (2007-03-30) in
758# <http://allafrica.com/stories/200703300178.html>:
759# While the entire country changes its time, Katima Mulilo and other
760# settlements in Caprivi unofficially will not because the sun there
761# rises and sets earlier compared to other regions. Chief of
762# Forecasting Riaan van Zyl explained that the far eastern parts of
763# the country are close to 40 minutes earlier in sunrise than the rest
764# of the country.
ef5158c8 765#
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766# From Paul Eggert (2007-03-31):
767# Apparently the Caprivi Strip informally observes Botswana time, but
768# we have no details. In the meantime people there can use Africa/Gaborone.
769
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770# RULE NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S
771Rule Namibia 1994 max - Sep Sun>=1 2:00 1:00 S
772Rule Namibia 1995 max - Apr Sun>=1 2:00 0 -
773# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
774Zone Africa/Windhoek 1:08:24 - LMT 1892 Feb 8
775 1:30 - SWAT 1903 Mar # SW Africa Time
776 2:00 - SAST 1942 Sep 20 2:00
777 2:00 1:00 SAST 1943 Mar 21 2:00
778 2:00 - SAST 1990 Mar 21 # independence
779 2:00 - CAT 1994 Apr 3
780 1:00 Namibia WA%sT
781
782# Niger
783# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
784Zone Africa/Niamey 0:08:28 - LMT 1912
785 -1:00 - WAT 1934 Feb 26
786 0:00 - GMT 1960
787 1:00 - WAT
788
789# Nigeria
790# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
791Zone Africa/Lagos 0:13:36 - LMT 1919 Sep
792 1:00 - WAT
793
794# Reunion
795# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
796Zone Indian/Reunion 3:41:52 - LMT 1911 Jun # Saint-Denis
797 4:00 - RET # Reunion Time
798#
799# Scattered Islands (Iles Eparses) administered from Reunion are as follows.
800# The following information about them is taken from
801# Iles Eparses (www.outre-mer.gouv.fr/domtom/ile.htm, 1997-07-22, in French;
802# no longer available as of 1999-08-17).
803# We have no info about their time zone histories.
804#
805# Bassas da India - uninhabited
806# Europa Island - inhabited from 1905 to 1910 by two families
807# Glorioso Is - inhabited until at least 1958
808# Juan de Nova - uninhabited
809# Tromelin - inhabited until at least 1958
810
811# Rwanda
812# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
813Zone Africa/Kigali 2:00:16 - LMT 1935 Jun
814 2:00 - CAT
815
816# St Helena
817# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
818Zone Atlantic/St_Helena -0:22:48 - LMT 1890 # Jamestown
819 -0:22:48 - JMT 1951 # Jamestown Mean Time
820 0:00 - GMT
821# The other parts of the St Helena territory are similar:
822# Tristan da Cunha: on GMT, say Whitman and the CIA
823# Ascension: on GMT, says usno1995 and the CIA
824# Gough (scientific station since 1955; sealers wintered previously):
825# on GMT, says the CIA
826# Inaccessible, Nightingale: no information, but probably GMT
827
828# Sao Tome and Principe
829# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
830Zone Africa/Sao_Tome 0:26:56 - LMT 1884
831 -0:36:32 - LMT 1912 # Lisbon Mean Time
832 0:00 - GMT
833
834# Senegal
835# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
836Zone Africa/Dakar -1:09:44 - LMT 1912
837 -1:00 - WAT 1941 Jun
838 0:00 - GMT
839
840# Seychelles
841# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
842Zone Indian/Mahe 3:41:48 - LMT 1906 Jun # Victoria
843 4:00 - SCT # Seychelles Time
844# From Paul Eggert (2001-05-30):
845# Aldabra, Farquhar, and Desroches, originally dependencies of the
846# Seychelles, were transferred to the British Indian Ocean Territory
847# in 1965 and returned to Seychelles control in 1976. We don't know
848# whether this affected their time zone, so omit this for now.
849# Possibly the islands were uninhabited.
850
851# Sierra Leone
852# Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S
bd7414aa 853# Whitman gives Mar 31 - Aug 31 for 1931 on; go with Shanks & Pottenger.
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854Rule SL 1935 1942 - Jun 1 0:00 0:40 SLST
855Rule SL 1935 1942 - Oct 1 0:00 0 WAT
856Rule SL 1957 1962 - Jun 1 0:00 1:00 SLST
857Rule SL 1957 1962 - Sep 1 0:00 0 GMT
858# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
859Zone Africa/Freetown -0:53:00 - LMT 1882
860 -0:53:00 - FMT 1913 Jun # Freetown Mean Time
861 -1:00 SL %s 1957
862 0:00 SL %s
863
864# Somalia
865# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
866Zone Africa/Mogadishu 3:01:28 - LMT 1893 Nov
867 3:00 - EAT 1931
868 2:30 - BEAT 1957
869 3:00 - EAT
870
871# South Africa
872# Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S
873Rule SA 1942 1943 - Sep Sun>=15 2:00 1:00 -
874Rule SA 1943 1944 - Mar Sun>=15 2:00 0 -
875# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
876Zone Africa/Johannesburg 1:52:00 - LMT 1892 Feb 8
877 1:30 - SAST 1903 Mar
878 2:00 SA SAST
879# Marion and Prince Edward Is
880# scientific station since 1947
881# no information
882
883# Sudan
884#
885# From <a href="http://www.sunanews.net/sn13jane.html">
886# Sudan News Agency (2000-01-13)
887# </a>, also reported by Michael De Beukelaer-Dossche via Steffen Thorsen:
888# Clocks will be moved ahead for 60 minutes all over the Sudan as of noon
889# Saturday.... This was announced Thursday by Caretaker State Minister for
890# Manpower Abdul-Rahman Nur-Eddin.
891#
892# Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S
893Rule Sudan 1970 only - May 1 0:00 1:00 S
894Rule Sudan 1970 1985 - Oct 15 0:00 0 -
895Rule Sudan 1971 only - Apr 30 0:00 1:00 S
896Rule Sudan 1972 1985 - Apr lastSun 0:00 1:00 S
897# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
898Zone Africa/Khartoum 2:10:08 - LMT 1931
899 2:00 Sudan CA%sT 2000 Jan 15 12:00
900 3:00 - EAT
901
902# Swaziland
903# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
904Zone Africa/Mbabane 2:04:24 - LMT 1903 Mar
905 2:00 - SAST
906
907# Tanzania
908# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
909Zone Africa/Dar_es_Salaam 2:37:08 - LMT 1931
910 3:00 - EAT 1948
911 2:44:45 - BEAUT 1961
912 3:00 - EAT
913
914# Togo
915# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
916Zone Africa/Lome 0:04:52 - LMT 1893
917 0:00 - GMT
918
919# Tunisia
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921# From Gwillim Law (2005-04-30):
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923# this time in Tunisia. According to Yahoo France News
924# <http://fr.news.yahoo.com/050426/5/4dumk.html>, in a story attributed to AP
925# and dated 2005-04-26, "Tunisia has decided to advance its official time by
926# one hour, starting on Sunday, May 1. Henceforth, Tunisian time will be
927# UTC+2 instead of UTC+1. The change will take place at 23:00 UTC next
928# Saturday." (My translation)
929#
930# From Oscar van Vlijmen (2005-05-02):
931# LaPresse, the first national daily newspaper ...
932# <http://www.lapresse.tn/archives/archives280405/actualites/lheure.html>
933# ... DST for 2005: on: Sun May 1 0h standard time, off: Fri Sept. 30,
934# 1h standard time.
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935#
936# From Atef Loukil (2006-03-28):
937# The daylight saving time will be the same each year:
938# Beginning : the last Sunday of March at 02:00
939# Ending : the last Sunday of October at 03:00 ...
940# http://www.tap.info.tn/en/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=1188&Itemid=50
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942# From Steffen Thorsen (2009-03-16):
943# According to several news sources, Tunisia will not observe DST this year.
944# (Arabic)
945# <a href="http://www.elbashayer.com/?page=viewn&nid=42546">
946# http://www.elbashayer.com/?page=viewn&nid=42546
947# </a>
948# <a href="http://www.babnet.net/kiwidetail-15295.asp">
949# http://www.babnet.net/kiwidetail-15295.asp
950# </a>
951#
952# We have also confirmed this with the US embassy in Tunisia.
953# We have a wrap-up about this on the following page:
954# <a href="http://www.timeanddate.com/news/time/tunisia-cancels-dst-2009.html">
955# http://www.timeanddate.com/news/time/tunisia-cancels-dst-2009.html
956# </a>
957
958# From Alexander Krivenyshev (2009-03-17):
959# Here is a link to Tunis Afrique Presse News Agency
960#
961# Standard time to be kept the whole year long (tap.info.tn):
962#
963# (in English)
964# <a href="http://www.tap.info.tn/en/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=26813&Itemid=157">
965# http://www.tap.info.tn/en/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=26813&Itemid=157
966# </a>
967#
968# (in Arabic)
969# <a href="http://www.tap.info.tn/ar/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=61240&Itemid=1">
970# http://www.tap.info.tn/ar/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=61240&Itemid=1
971# </a>
972
973# From Arthur David Olson (2009--3-18):
974# The Tunis Afrique Presse News Agency notice contains this: "This measure is due to the fact
975# that the fasting month of ramadan coincides with the period concerned by summer time.
976# Therefore, the standard time will be kept unchanged the whole year long."
977# So foregoing DST seems to be an exception (albeit one that may be repeated in the future).
978
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980# According to some news reports Tunis confirmed not to use DST in 2010
981#
982# (translation):
983# "The Tunisian government has decided to abandon DST, which was scheduled on
984# Sunday...
985# Tunisian authorities had suspended the DST for the first time last year also
986# coincided with the month of Ramadan..."
987#
988# (in Arabic)
989# <a href="http://www.moheet.com/show_news.aspx?nid=358861&pg=1">
990# http://www.moheet.com/show_news.aspx?nid=358861&pg=1
991# <a href="http://www.almadenahnews.com/newss/news.php?c=118&id=38036">
992# http://www.almadenahnews.com/newss/news.php?c=118&id=38036
993# or
994# <a href="http://www.worldtimezone.com/dst_news/dst_news_tunis02.html">
995# http://www.worldtimezone.com/dst_news/dst_news_tunis02.html
996
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997# Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S
998Rule Tunisia 1939 only - Apr 15 23:00s 1:00 S
999Rule Tunisia 1939 only - Nov 18 23:00s 0 -
1000Rule Tunisia 1940 only - Feb 25 23:00s 1:00 S
1001Rule Tunisia 1941 only - Oct 6 0:00 0 -
1002Rule Tunisia 1942 only - Mar 9 0:00 1:00 S
1003Rule Tunisia 1942 only - Nov 2 3:00 0 -
1004Rule Tunisia 1943 only - Mar 29 2:00 1:00 S
1005Rule Tunisia 1943 only - Apr 17 2:00 0 -
1006Rule Tunisia 1943 only - Apr 25 2:00 1:00 S
1007Rule Tunisia 1943 only - Oct 4 2:00 0 -
1008Rule Tunisia 1944 1945 - Apr Mon>=1 2:00 1:00 S
1009Rule Tunisia 1944 only - Oct 8 0:00 0 -
1010Rule Tunisia 1945 only - Sep 16 0:00 0 -
1011Rule Tunisia 1977 only - Apr 30 0:00s 1:00 S
1012Rule Tunisia 1977 only - Sep 24 0:00s 0 -
1013Rule Tunisia 1978 only - May 1 0:00s 1:00 S
1014Rule Tunisia 1978 only - Oct 1 0:00s 0 -
1015Rule Tunisia 1988 only - Jun 1 0:00s 1:00 S
1016Rule Tunisia 1988 1990 - Sep lastSun 0:00s 0 -
1017Rule Tunisia 1989 only - Mar 26 0:00s 1:00 S
1018Rule Tunisia 1990 only - May 1 0:00s 1:00 S
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1019Rule Tunisia 2005 only - May 1 0:00s 1:00 S
1020Rule Tunisia 2005 only - Sep 30 1:00s 0 -
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1021Rule Tunisia 2006 2008 - Mar lastSun 2:00s 1:00 S
1022Rule Tunisia 2006 2008 - Oct lastSun 2:00s 0 -
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1024# Shanks & Pottenger give 0:09:20 for Paris Mean Time; go with Howse's
1025# more precise 0:09:21.
1026# Shanks & Pottenger say the 1911 switch was on Mar 9; go with Howse's Mar 11.
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1027# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
1028Zone Africa/Tunis 0:40:44 - LMT 1881 May 12
1029 0:09:21 - PMT 1911 Mar 11 # Paris Mean Time
1030 1:00 Tunisia CE%sT
1031
1032# Uganda
1033# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
1034Zone Africa/Kampala 2:09:40 - LMT 1928 Jul
1035 3:00 - EAT 1930
1036 2:30 - BEAT 1948
1037 2:44:45 - BEAUT 1957
1038 3:00 - EAT
1039
1040# Zambia
1041# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
1042Zone Africa/Lusaka 1:53:08 - LMT 1903 Mar
1043 2:00 - CAT
1044
1045# Zimbabwe
1046# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
1047Zone Africa/Harare 2:04:12 - LMT 1903 Mar
1048 2:00 - CAT