Time in Romania

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Western European Time / Greenwich Mean Time (UTC)
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Western European Time / Greenwich Mean Time (UTC)
Western European Summer Time / British Summer Time / Irish Standard Time (UTC+1)
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Central European Time (UTC+1)
Central European Summer Time (UTC+2)
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Eastern European Time / Kaliningrad Time (UTC+2)
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Eastern European Time (UTC+2)
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#### Pale colours: Standard time observed all year
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Time in Europe :
Light Blue Western European Time / Greenwich Mean Time (UTC)
Blue Western European Time / Greenwich Mean Time (UTC)
Western European Summer Time / British Summer Time / Irish Standard Time (UTC+1)
Red Central European Time (UTC+1)
Central European Summer Time (UTC+2)
Yellow Eastern European Time / Kaliningrad Time (UTC+2)
Ochre Eastern European Time (UTC+2)
Eastern European Summer Time (UTC+3)
Green Moscow Time / Turkey Time (UTC+3)
Turquoise Armenia Time / Azerbaijan Time / Georgia Time (UTC+4)
 Pale colours: Standard time observed all year
 Dark colours: Summer time observed

In Romania, the standard time is Eastern European Time (EET; UTC+02:00). [1] Daylight saving time, which moves one hour ahead to UTC+03:00 is observed from the last Sunday in March to the last Sunday in October. [2]

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Daylight saving time

Daylight saving time (DST) in Romania (locally known by "Ora de Vară") was originally introduced in 1932 (between 22 May and 2 October). Between 1933 and 1940, DST started on the first Sunday in April and ended on the first Sunday in October. DST was abandoned in 1941 and reintroduced in 1979. [3] Since 1996, with a few exceptions, DST in Romania has followed the European Union rules. [4]

Time notation

The 24-hour clock is used for official purposes, including transport schedules, however in everyday conversation Romanians commonly use the 12-hour clock. [5]

IANA time zone database

In the IANA time zone database, Romania is given one zone in the file zone.tab – Europe/Bucharest. Data for Romania 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
RO +4426+02606 Europe/Bucharest +02:00 +03:00

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References

  1. Time in Romania. TimeAndDate.com. Retrieved 6 May 2021.
  2. Romania at The World Factbook . Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). Retrieved 6 May 2021.
  3. Ora de vară. (in Romanian). Observatorul Astronomic. Retrieved 5 July 2021. [Contains tables with all historical summer time start and end dates since 1932]
  4. Valahia.news (27 March 2021) Summer Time in Romania, EU Countries. Valahia.News. Retrieved 5 July 2021.
  5. Time in Romania. Lonely Planet . Retrieved 6 May 2021.
  6. Europe (2020 edition) at the tz database. Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA). Retrieved 20 May 2021.