West Africa Standard Time is 1 hour ahead of Greenwich Mean Time ( GMT+1 ).
Does West Africa observe Daylight Saving Time?
Most countries in West Africa Time Zone do not operate Daylight Saving Time.
Namibia , for instance, does operate Daylight Saving Time. Tunisia does in some years. Check an individual country using the list at the bottom of this page.
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Countries using West Africa Time
- Central African Republic
- Democratic Republic of Congo (western part, including Kinshasa)
- Republic of the Congo
- Equatorial Guinea
As most of Africa spans the Equator, daylight hours don't vary that much across the year so Daylight Saving Time (DST) is not used in a lot of African countries.
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