Time in Mozambique

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Time in Mozambique
Time zone Central Africa Time
InitialsCAT
UTC offset UTC+02:00
Adopted1903 (de facto)
26 May 1911 (de jure)
Daylight saving time
DST not observed
tz database
Africa/Maputo

Time in Mozambique is given by a single time zone, officially denoted as Central Africa Time (CAT; UTC+02:00). [1] [2] Mozambique has never observed daylight saving time. [1] [3]

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History

Mozambique adopted UTC+02:00 (Central Africa Time; CAT) unofficially in 1903, [4] and officially in 26 May 1911. [5] [6]

IANA time zone database

In the IANA time zone database, Mozambique is given one zone in the file zone.tabAfrica/Maputo. "MZ" refers to the country's ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 country code. Data for Mozambique directly from zone.tab of the IANA time zone database; columns marked with * are the columns from zone.tab itself: [6]

c.c.*coordinates*TZ*CommentsUTC offsetDST
MZ −2558+03235 Africa/Maputo Central Africa Time +02:00 +02:00

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References

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  2. Mozambique. The World Factbook . Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). "time difference: UTC+2". Retrieved 7 August 2021.
  3. DST Changes in Mozambique. TimeAndDate.com. Retrieved 7 August 2021.
  4. Time Changes in Maputo Over the Years. TimeAndDate.com. Retrieved 7 August 2021.
  5. 30 de maio de 1911. (in Portuguese). dre.pt. Retrieved 8 August 2021.
  6. 1 2 Africa at the tz database. Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA). Retrieved 7 August 2021.