What time zone is Central Africa Time (CAT) in?
Central Africa Standard Time, also known as Central African Time, is 2 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT+2).
Does Central Africa observe Daylight Saving Time?
The countries in Central Africa Time Zone do not operate Daylight Saving Time.
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Countries using Central Africa Time
- Democratic Republic of Congo (eastern part, including Lumumbashi)
- South Africa
- South Sudan
As most of Africa spans the Equator, daylight hours don't vary that much across the year, so Daylight Saving Time (DST) is used only in a small number of countries.
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