Time in Ethiopia

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The time zone in Ethiopia is East Africa Time (EAT) (UTC+03).[1] The IANA time zone database identifier is "Africa/Addis Ababa".

Some Ethiopians use a 12-hour clock, with one cycle of 1 to 12 from dawn to dusk, and the other cycle from dusk to dawn. Unlike the convention in most countries, the start of the day is dawn, rather than midnight. Thus, 7:00 AM in East Africa Time corresponds to 1:00 in daylight hours in local Ethiopian time. 12:00 noon EAT is 6:00 in daylight hours, and 6:00 PM EAT is 12:00 in local time.

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Coordinates: 9°2′N 38°44′E / 9.033°N 38.733°E / 9.033; 38.733