Central Africa Time

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Time in Africa
    UTC−01:00 Cape Verde Time
    UTC±00:00 Greenwich Mean Time /
Western European Time
    UTC±00:00
UTC+01:00
Western European Time
Western European Summer Time
    UTC+01:00 West Africa Time /
Central European Time
    UTC+01:00
UTC+02:00
West Africa Time
West Africa Summer Time
    UTC+02:00 Central Africa Time /
South African Standard Time /
Eastern European Time
    UTC+03:00 East Africa Time
    UTC+04:00 Mauritius Time / Seychelles Time
Light colors indicate where standard time is observed all year; dark colors indicate where daylight savings is observed.

Note: The islands of Cape Verde are to the west of the African mainland.

Central Africa Time, or CAT, is a time zone used in central and southern Africa. Central Africa Time is two hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC+02:00), which is the same as the adjacent South Africa Standard Time (SAST) and also the same as Eastern European Time (EET) during the winter and Central European Summer Time (CEST) during the summer.

As this time zone is predominantly in the equatorial region, there is no significant change in day length throughout the year, so daylight saving time is not observed.

Central Africa Time is used by the following countries: