Time in Kazakhstan

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Standard time in Kazakhstan is either UTC+05:00 or UTC+06:00. These times apply throughout the year as Kazakhstan does not observe Daylight saving time.

IANA time zone database[edit]

The tz database identifies seven zones for Kazakhstan. Data in columns marked * are from the file zone.tab of the database.

coordinates* tzid* comments* UTC offset
+4315+07657 Asia/Almaty most areas rUTC+06
+4448+06528 Asia/Qyzylorda Qyzylorda (Kyzylorda, Kzyl-Orda) rUTC+05
+5312+06337 Asia/Qostanay Qostanay/Kostanay/Kustanay qUTC+06
+5017+05710 Asia/Aqtobe Aqtobe (Aktobe) qUTC+05
+4431+05016 Asia/Aqtau Mangghystau (Mankistau) qUTC+05
+4707+05156 Asia/Atyrau Atyrau (Atirau, Gur'yev) qUTC+05
+5113+05121 Asia/Oral West Kazakhstan qUTC+05

According to an email on the tz mailing list, Kostanay Region could be part of Asia/Qyzylorda [1].

On 21 December 2018, Kyzylorda Region changed time zone from UTC+06:00 to UTC+05:00 by moving their clocks back 1 hour at 12:00am local time to save electricity and improve the public’s health.

Time by region[edit]

Regions of Kazakhstan
Region Type tzid UTC offset
Akmola region Asia/Almaty UTC+06
Aktobe region Asia/Aqtobe UTC+05
Almaty city(1) Asia/Almaty UTC+06
Almaty Region region Asia/Almaty UTC+06
Astana city(1) Asia/Almaty UTC+06
Atyrau region Asia/Atyrau UTC+05
Baikonur city(2) Asia/Almaty UTC+06
East Kazakhstan region Asia/Almaty UTC+06
Karagandy region Asia/Almaty UTC+06
Kostanay region Asia/Qostanay UTC+06
Kyzylorda region Asia/Qyzylorda UTC+05
Mangystau region Asia/Aqtau UTC+05
North Kazakhstan region Asia/Almaty UTC+06
Pavlodar region Asia/Almaty UTC+06
Shymkent city(1) Asia/Almaty UTC+06
Turkistan region Asia/Almaty UTC+06
West Kazakhstan region Asia/Oral UTC+05
Jambyl region Asia/Almaty UTC+06


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