Cyprus - Europe (EU)
Republic of Cyprus
Where is Cyprus?
The Republic of Cyprus (Greek: Κύπρος, Kýpros; Turkish: Kıbrıs) is an island nation in the eastern Mediterranean Sea, 113 km (71 miles) south of Turkey and around 120 km (75 miles) west of the Syrian coast. The capital of Cyprus is Nicosia .
NB: the Turkish Cypriot community refers to itself as the "Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus" (TRNC) but this is NOT internationally recognised.
Current time now in Cyprus Time Zone
Cyprus - Time Zone
Cyprus Time: Eastern European Time (EET)
Clock showing current local time now in Eastern European Time Zone
Current rules in effect in Europe
- Standard Time began: Sunday 29 October 2017 01:00 GMT. Clocks went back one hour.
- Standard Time ends: Sunday 25 March 2018 01:00 GMT. Clocks go forward one hour.
UK and Europe Clock Change Rules
What time zone is Cyprus in?
Cyprus is in the Eastern European Time Zone; Standard Time is 2 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT+2).
Does Cyprus observe Daylight Saving / Summer Time?
Like most Countries in Europe, Daylight Saving Time is observed in Cyprus, where the time is shifted forward by 1 hour, resulting in a time 3 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT+3).
After the Summer months the time is shifted back by 1 hour resulting in the normal Standard Time (GMT+2).