The timezone in Egypt

Timezones are always computed by their difference to UTC, the "Universal Time Coordinated". In Egypt exists only a single tonezone at UTC+2. E.g. New York has the Eastern Standard Time at UTC-5 and the time difference between NY and Egypt is 7 hours.

Egypt has no time difference between summer and winter. A daylight saving time doesn't exist.

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Only 1 nationwide time zone

Standard time:Eastern European Time (EET)
Daylight saving time:discontinued 2014


The Eastern European Time also applies in Libya, in Jordan, in Lebanon, in Syria, in Cyprus, in West Bank, in Greece, in Romania, in Moldova, in Finland, in parts of Russia, in parts of Ukraine, in Åland, in Latvia, in Bulgaria, in Estonia and in Lithuania.

Changes in Daylight Saving Times

In Egypt Daylight Saving Time has been observed since 1940 until 09/25/2014.

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