Time in Sierra Leone

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Time in Sierra Leone
Time zone Greenwich Mean Time
InitialsGMT
UTC offset UTC±00:00
Adopted1939
Daylight saving time
DST not observed
tz database
Africa/Freetown

Time in Sierra Leone is given by Greenwich Mean Time (GMT; UTC±00:00). [1] Sierra Leone has never observed daylight saving time. [2] Sierra Leone adopted its current time zone in 1939, [3] switching from UTC−01:00. [4]

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IANA time zone database

In the IANA time zone database, Sierra Leone is given one zone in the file zone.tabAfrica/Freetown. "SL" refers to the country's ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 country code. Data for Sierra Leone directly from zone.tab of the IANA time zone database; columns marked with * are the columns from zone.tab itself: [5]

c.c.*coordinates*TZ*CommentsUTC offsetDST
SL +0830−01315 Africa/Freetown +00:00 +00:00

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References

  1. Sierra Leone. "time difference: UTC 0". The World Factbook . Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). Retrieved 17 September 2021.
  2. Sierra Leone Time Zone. TimeTemperature.com. Retrieved 17 September 2021.
  3. Ogle, Vanessa (2015). The Global Transformation of Time 1870-1950. Harvard University Press. p. 80. ISBN   9780674737020 . Retrieved 10 September 2021.
  4. United States. National Bureau of Standards, Gould, Ralph Edgar (1935) Standard Time Throughout the World. U.S. Government Printing Office. p. 20. Retrieved 17 September 2021.
  5. Africa at the tz database. Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA). Retrieved 17 September 2021.