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What Time is it in West Africa Time Now?

Many of those who ask what time is it in West Africa Time now want to make a call at a more convenient time.

You can compare the time of this time pattern with the exact time in different cities around the world.

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What is West Africa Time?

You need to keep in mind that this time zone is an identifier for a time offset that is 1 hour ahead of 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 used is Etc/GMT-1.

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

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West Africa Time Zone
This time zone is a time offset that adds 1 hour to Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).

In the map above we highlight the entire region covered by this time zone.

Its main cities and territories are:
  • Abuja
  • Lagos
  • Laayoune
  • Tunis
  • Brazzaville
  • Niamey
  • Rabat
  • Casablanca
  • Libreville
  • Malabo
  • Ciudad de la Paz
  • Kinshasa
  • N'Djamena
  • Bangui
  • Yaoundé
  • Douala
  • Cotonou
  • Porto-Novo
  • Luanda
  • Algiers
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:
  • British Summer Time (BST)
  • Central European Time (CET)
  • Irish Standard Time (IST)
  • Middle European Time (MET)
  • Western European Summer Time (WEST)
  • Alpha Time Zone (A)

Main Countries

This time zone is used in the following countries:
  • Algeria
  • Angola
  • Benin
  • Cameroon
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • Republic of the Congo
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Gabon
  • Morocco
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • Republic of the Congo
  • Tunisia
  • Western Sahara
As most of this time zone is in the tropical region, there is little change in day length throughout the year and therefore daylight saving time is not observed.

In Democratic Republic of the Congo, this time zone is present in the provinces of Bandundu, Bas-Congo, Équateur, Kinshasa, Kongo Central, Kwango, Kwilu, Mai-Ndombe, Mongala, Nord-Ubangi, Sud-Ubangi and Tshuapa.


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