What is BRT Time?
You need to keep in mind that this time zone is an identifier for a time offset that is 3 hours behind the UTC time zone
This time pattern is maintained using highly accurate atomic clocks matched to the Earth's rotation.
In this section, you will learn key facts about this time zone and stay well informed.
The IANA time zone identifier for BRT Time is Etc/GMT+3.
Please be aware that Daylight Saving Time
(DST) is not used in this time zone.
Without DST clocks do not change in this time zone, keeping the same UTC offset throughout the year.
About This Time Pattern
What is BRT Time Zone?
This time zone is a time offset that subtracts 3 hours from Coordinated Universal Time
In the map above we highlight the entire region covered by this time zone.
Its main cities and territories are:
In the map above we highlight the entire region covered by the time zone.
This time offset is also observed during standard time and daylight saving time for various geographic regions.
You need to be very careful finding these time zones that may have different names and abbreviations, but have the same UTC offset:
Atlantic Daylight Time (ADT)
Amazon Summer Time (AMST)
Argentina Time (ART)
Chile Summer Time (CLST)
Falkland Islands Summer Time (FKST)
French Guiana Time (GFT)
Saint Pierre and Miquelon Standard Time (PMST)
Paraguay Summer Time (PYST)
Rothera Research Station Time (ROTT)
Suriname Time (SRT)
Uruguay Standard Time (UYT)
West Greenland Time (WGT)
Papa Time Zone (P)
BRT Time Zone Countries
This time zone is used in the following country:
The main time zone of Brazil comprises the states in the South, Southeast and Northeast regions, plus the states of Goias, Tocantins, Para and Amapa, and the Federal District, which includes the national capital city, Brasilia.
About 93% of the Brazilian population live in this time zone, which covers about 60% of the country's land area.