Timezone in French Polynesia

Gambier Time (GAMT)

The differences of the several time zones to each other are always specified in relation to the "Universal Time Coordinated" (UTC), the time on the prime meridian (zero longitude). The Gambier Time is consistent with UTC -9.

The Gambier Time does not have an associated daylight saving time.
The Gambier Time applies only to some parts of French Polynesia.

Countries in Gambier Time

The GAMT applies to the following countries:

CountryRegionStandard timeDST
French PolynesiaGambierGAMTno DST

Further Countries in the same timezone of UTC -9

Although the timezone is named "Gambier Time", it has mostly politcal reasons. It simply means that eg beginning and ending of daylight saving time always uniformly apply here. There are some other countries, in which the clock strikes just the same hour. These countries have the same temporal distance to UTC (Universal Time Coordinated):