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Government > Capital city > Time difference: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: This entry gives the name of the seat of government, its geographic coordinates, the time difference relative to Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) and the time observed in Washington, DC, and, if applicable, information on daylight saving time (DST). Where appropriate, a special note has been added to highlight those countries that have multiple time zones.
COUNTRY DESCRIPTION
Afghanistan UTC+4.5 (9.5 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Akrotiri 2
Albania 1
Algeria UTC+1 (6 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
American Samoa UTC-11 (6 hours behind Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Andorra UTC+1 (6 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Angola UTC+1 (6 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Anguilla UTC-4 (1 hour ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Antigua and Barbuda UTC-4 (1 hour ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Argentina UTC-3 (2 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Armenia UTC+4 (9 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Aruba UTC-4 (1 hour ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Australia UTC+10 (15 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Austria 1
Azerbaijan UTC+4 (9 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Bahrain 3
Bangladesh 6
Barbados UTC-4 (1 hour ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Belarus 2
Belgium 1
Belize UTC-6 (1 hour behind Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Benin UTC+1 (6 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Bermuda -4
Bhutan UTC+6 (11 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Bolivia UTC-4 (1 hour ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Bosnia and Herzegovina UTC+1 (6 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Botswana UTC+2 (7 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Brazil UTC-3 (2 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
British Virgin Islands UTC-4 (1 hour ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Brunei UTC+8 (13 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Bulgaria UTC+2 (7 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Burkina Faso UTC 0
Burma UTC+6.5 (11.5 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Burundi UTC+2 (7 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Cambodia UTC+7 (12 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Cameroon UTC+1 (6 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Canada UTC-5 (same time as Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Cape Verde UTC-1 (4 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Cayman Islands -5
Central African Republic UTC+1 (6 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Chad UTC+1 (6 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Chile UTC-4 (1 hour ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
China UTC+8 (13 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Christmas Island UTC+7 (12 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Cocos (Keeling) Islands UTC+6.5 (11.5 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Colombia UTC-5 (same time as Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Comoros UTC+3 (8 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Congo, Republic of the UTC+1 (six hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Cook Islands UTC-10 (5 hours behind Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Costa Rica UTC-6 (1 hour behind Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Cote d'Ivoire UTC 0 (5 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Croatia 1
Cuba UTC-5 (same time as Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Cyprus 2
Czech Republic UTC+1 (6 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Democratic Republic of the Congo UTC+1 (six hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Denmark 1
Dhekelia 2
Djibouti UTC+3 (8 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Dominica UTC-4 (1 hour ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Dominican Republic UTC-4 (1 hour ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
East Timor UTC+9 (14 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Ecuador UTC-5 (same time as Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Egypt UTC+2 (7 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
El Salvador UTC-6 (1 hour behind Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Equatorial Guinea UTC+1 (6 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Eritrea UTC+3 (8 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Estonia 2
Ethiopia UTC+3 (8 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
European Union 1
Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) UTC-4 (1 hour ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Faroe Islands UTC 0
Federated States of Micronesia UTC+11 (16 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Fiji UTC+12 (17 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Finland UTC+2 (7 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
France UTC+1 (6 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
French Polynesia UTC-10 (5 hours behind Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Gabon UTC+1 (6 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Georgia 4
Germany UTC+1 (6 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Ghana UTC 0 (5 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Gibraltar 1
Greece UTC+2 (7 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Greenland -3
Grenada UTC-4 (1 hour ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Guam UTC+10 (15 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Guatemala UTC-6 (1 hour behind Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Guernsey UTC 0 (5 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Guinea UTC 0 (5 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Guinea-Bissau UTC 0 (5 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Guyana UTC-4 (1 hour ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Haiti UTC-5 (same time as Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Holy See (Vatican City) UTC+1 (6 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Honduras UTC-6 (1 hour behind Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Hungary 1
Iceland UTC (5 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
India UTC+5.5 (10.5 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Indonesia UTC+7 (12 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Iran UTC+3.5 (8.5 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Iraq 3
Ireland UTC 0
Israel 2
Italy UTC+1 (6 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Jamaica UTC-5 (same time as Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Japan UTC+9 (14 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Jersey UTC 0 (5 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Jordan UTC+2 (7 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Kazakhstan UTC+6 (11 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Kenya UTC+3 (8 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Kiribati UTC+12 (17 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Kuwait UTC+3 (8 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Kyrgyzstan UTC+6 (11 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Laos UTC+7 (12 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Latvia 2
Lebanon UTC+2 (7 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Lesotho UTC+2 (7 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Liberia UTC 0 (5 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Libya UTC+2 (7 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Liechtenstein 1
Lithuania 2
Luxembourg 1
Madagascar UTC+3 (8 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Malawi UTC+2 (7 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Malaysia UTC+8 (13 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Maldives UTC+5 (10 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Mali UTC 0 (5 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Malta UTC+1 (6 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Marshall Islands UTC+12 (17 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Mauritania UTC 0 (5 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Mauritius UTC+4 (9 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Mayotte UTC+3 (8 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Mexico UTC-6 (1 hour behind Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Moldova UTC+2 (7 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Monaco UTC+1 (6 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Mongolia UTC+8 (13 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Montserrat UTC-4 (1 hour ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Morocco UTC 0 (5 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Mozambique UTC+2 (7 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Namibia UTC+1 (6 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Nauru UTC+12 (17 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Nepal 5.75
Netherlands 1
Netherlands Antilles UTC-4 (1 hour ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
New Caledonia UTC+11 (16 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
New Zealand UTC+12 (17 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Nicaragua UTC-6 (1 hour behind Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Niger 1
Nigeria UTC+1 (6 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Niue UTC-11 (6 hours behind Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Norfolk Island UTC+11.5 (16.5 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
North Korea UTC+9 (14 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Northern Mariana Islands UTC+10 (15 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Norway UTC+1 (6 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Oman UTC+4 (9 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Pakistan UTC+5 (10 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Palau UTC+9 (14 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Panama UTC-5 (same time as Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Papua New Guinea UTC+10 (15 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Paraguay -4
Peru UTC-5 (same time as Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Philippines 8
Pitcairn Islands UTC-9 (4 hours behind Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Poland UTC+1 (6 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Portugal UTC 0
Puerto Rico UTC-4 (1 hour ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Qatar UTC+3 (8 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Romania UTC+2 (7 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Russia UTC+3 (8 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Rwanda UTC+2 (7 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Saint Barthelemy -4
Saint Helena UTC 0 (5 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Saint Kitts and Nevis UTC-4 (1 hour ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Saint Lucia UTC-4 (1 hour ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Saint Martin UTC-4 (1 hour behind Washington, DC, during Standard Time)
Saint Pierre and Miquelon UTC-3 (2 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines UTC-4 (1 hour ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Samoa -11
San Marino 1
Sao Tome and Principe UTC 0 (5 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Saudi Arabia UTC+3 (8 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Senegal UTC 0 (5 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Serbia and Montenegro 1
Seychelles UTC+4 (9 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Sierra Leone UTC 0 (5 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Singapore UTC+8 (13 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Slovakia UTC+1 (6 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Slovenia UTC+1 (6 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Solomon Islands UTC+11 (16 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Somalia 3
South Africa UTC+2 (7 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
South Korea UTC+9 (14 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Spain UTC+1 (6 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Sri Lanka UTC+5.5 (10.5 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Sudan UTC+3 (8 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Suriname UTC-3 (2 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Svalbard 1
Swaziland UTC+2 (7 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Sweden UTC+1 (6 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Switzerland UTC+1 (6 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Syria UTC+2 (7 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Taiwan UTC+8 (13 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Tajikistan UTC+5 (10 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Tanzania UTC+3 (8 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Thailand UTC+7 (12 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
The Bahamas UTC-5 (same time as Washington, DC during Standard Time)
The Gambia UTC 0 (5 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Togo UTC 0 (5 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Tokelau UTC-11 (6 hours behind Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Tonga UTC+13 (18 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Trinidad and Tobago UTC-4 (1 hour ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Tunisia UTC+1 (6 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Turkey UTC+2 (7 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Turkmenistan UTC+5 (10 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Turks and Caicos Islands UTC-5 (same time as Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Tuvalu UTC+12 (17 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Uganda UTC+3 (8 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Ukraine 2
United Arab Emirates UTC+4 (9 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
United Kingdom UTC 0
United States UTC-5 (during Standard Time)
Uruguay UTC-3 (2 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Uzbekistan UTC+5 (10 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Vanuatu UTC+11 (16 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Venezuela UTC-4.5 (half an hour ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Vietnam UTC+7 (12 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Virgin Islands UTC-4 (1 hour ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Wallis and Futuna UTC+12 (17 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Western Sahara UTC 0 (5 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Yemen UTC+3 (8 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Zambia UTC+2 (7 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Zimbabwe UTC+2 (7 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)

Citation

"Countries Compared by Government > Capital city > Time difference. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Government/Capital-city/Time-difference

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