Central Africa Time

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Time in Africa
    UTC−01:00 Cape Verde Time
    UTC±00:00 Greenwich Mean Time
    UTC±00:00
UTC+01:00
Greenwich Mean Time
Moroccan daylight saving time
    UTC+01:00 West Africa Time /
Central European 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 colours indicate where standard time is observed all year; dark colours indicate where daylight saving 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 and Eastern European Time (although the latter area uses Eastern European Summer Time (UTC+3) most of the year)

As this time zone is in the equatorial and tropical regions, there is little change in day length throughout the year, and so daylight saving time is not observed.

Central Africa Time is used by the following countries:

The following countries use South African Standard Time instead of Central Africa Time: