Time in Tunisia

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Time in Tunisia
Time zone Central European Time
InitialsCET
UTC offset UTC+01:00
Adopted12 April 1911
Daylight saving time
DST not observed
tz database
Africa/Tunis

Time in Tunisia is given by a single time zone, officially denoted as Central European Time (CET; UTC+01:00). [1] [2] [3] Tunisia adopted WAT on 12 April 1911, [4] and does not observed daylight saving time, [2] though previously it has. [5]

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Daylight saving time

Tunisia previously observed daylight saving time – advancing the clock forward one hour [5] – between 1939 and 1945, 1977 and 1978, 1988 and 1990, and finally between 2006 [6] and 2008. [5] [7]

IANA time zone database

In the IANA time zone database, Tunisia is given one zone in the file zone.tabAfrica/Tunis. "TN" refers to the country's ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 country code. Data for Tunisia 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
TN +3648+01011 Africa/Tunis +01:00 +01:00

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References

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