Arkansas is a southern state in the United States. Arkansas is bordered by Tennessee and Mississippi, across the Mississippi River (E), Louisiana (S), Texas and Oklahoma (W) and Missouri (N).
The U.S. postal abbreviation for Arkansas is AR and its Associated Press abbreviation is Ark.
Arkansas was admitted as the 25th state of the United States in 1836.
The state capital and largest city is Little Rock
The population of Arkansas was 2,915,918 according to 2010 census.
Arkansas is in the Central Time Zone in the United States of America (USA). US Central Standard Time (CST) is 6 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time (GMT-6).
Current time now in Time Zone: America Chicago (USA Central Time)
USA & Canada clocks are now on
- Daylight saving start: Sunday 12 March 2017 02:00 local time. Clocks go forward one hour.
- Daylight saving end: Sunday 5 November 2017 02:00 local time. Clocks go back one hour.
USA and Canada past and future DST schedules here
Central Time - USA & Canada
Like most states in the USA, Daylight-Saving Time ( DST ) is observed in Arkansas, where the time is shifted forward by 1 hour to Central Daylight Time ( CDT ); which is 5 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time ( GMT-5 ).
After the Summer months the time in Arkansas is shifted back by 1 hour to US Central Standard Time (CST) or (GMT-6)
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