East Africa Time

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Time in Africa
    UTC−01:00 Cape Verde Time
    UTC±00:00 Greenwich Mean Time
    UTC+01:00 West Africa Time /
Central European Time /
Greenwich Mean Time + 1 hour
    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.

East Africa Time, or EAT, is a time zone used in eastern Africa. The zone is three hours ahead of UTC (UTC+3), which is the same as Arabia Standard Time, Further-eastern European Time, Moscow Time and Eastern European Summer Time.[1]

As this Time Zone is predominantly in the equatorial region, there is no significant change in day length throughout the year and so daylight saving time is not observed.[1]

East Africa Time is used by the following countries:

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  1. ^ a b "EAT Time". World Time Zones.Org. Retrieved 29 April 2012.