Timezone in Hong Kong

Hong Kong Time (HKT)

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 Hong Kong Time is consistent with UTC +8.

The Hong Kong Time does not have an associated daylight saving time.
The Hong Kong Time applies only to Hong Kong.

Countries in Hong Kong Time

The HKT applies to the following countries:

CountryRegionStandard timeDST
Hong KongHong KongHKTno DST

Further Countries in the same timezone of UTC +8

Although the timezone is named "Hong Kong 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):