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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
AfghanistanAfghanistan UTC+4.5 (9.5 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
AkrotiriAkrotiri 2
AlbaniaAlbania 1
AlgeriaAlgeria UTC+1 (6 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
American SamoaAmerican Samoa UTC-11 (6 hours behind Washington, DC during Standard Time)
AndorraAndorra UTC+1 (6 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
AngolaAngola UTC+1 (6 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
AnguillaAnguilla UTC-4 (1 hour ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Antigua and BarbudaAntigua+ UTC-4 (1 hour ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
ArgentinaArgentina UTC-3 (2 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
ArmeniaArmenia UTC+4 (9 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
ArubaAruba UTC-4 (1 hour ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
AustraliaAustralia UTC+10 (15 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
AustriaAustria 1
AzerbaijanAzerbaijan UTC+4 (9 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
BahrainBahrain 3
BangladeshBangladesh 6
BarbadosBarbados UTC-4 (1 hour ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
BelarusBelarus 2
BelgiumBelgium 1
BelizeBelize UTC-6 (1 hour behind Washington, DC during Standard Time)
BeninBenin UTC+1 (6 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
BermudaBermuda -4
BhutanBhutan UTC+6 (11 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
BoliviaBolivia UTC-4 (1 hour ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Bosnia and HerzegovinaBosnia+ UTC+1 (6 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
BotswanaBotswana UTC+2 (7 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
BrazilBrazil UTC-3 (2 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
British Virgin IslandsBrit. Virgin Isl. UTC-4 (1 hour ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
BruneiBrunei UTC+8 (13 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
BulgariaBulgaria UTC+2 (7 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Burkina FasoBurkina Faso UTC 0
BurmaBurma UTC+6.5 (11.5 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
BurundiBurundi UTC+2 (7 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
CambodiaCambodia UTC+7 (12 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
CameroonCameroon UTC+1 (6 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
CanadaCanada UTC-5 (same time as Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Cape VerdeCape Verde UTC-1 (4 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Cayman IslandsCayman Islands -5
Central African RepublicCentral Africa UTC+1 (6 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
ChadChad UTC+1 (6 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
ChileChile UTC-4 (1 hour ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
ChinaChina UTC+8 (13 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Christmas IslandXmas Island UTC+7 (12 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Cocos (Keeling) IslandsCocos Islands UTC+6.5 (11.5 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
ColombiaColombia UTC-5 (same time as Washington, DC during Standard Time)
ComorosComoros UTC+3 (8 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Congo, Republic of theCongo, Republic of the UTC+1 (six hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Cook IslandsCook Islands UTC-10 (5 hours behind Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Costa RicaCosta Rica UTC-6 (1 hour behind Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Cote d'IvoireCote d'Ivoire UTC 0 (5 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
CroatiaCroatia 1
CubaCuba UTC-5 (same time as Washington, DC during Standard Time)
CyprusCyprus 2
Czech RepublicCzech Republic UTC+1 (6 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Democratic Republic of the CongoCongo, DR. UTC+1 (six hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
DenmarkDenmark 1
DhekeliaDhekelia 2
DjiboutiDjibouti UTC+3 (8 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
DominicaDominica UTC-4 (1 hour ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Dominican RepublicDominican Rep. UTC-4 (1 hour ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
East TimorEast Timor UTC+9 (14 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
EcuadorEcuador UTC-5 (same time as Washington, DC during Standard Time)
EgyptEgypt UTC+2 (7 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
El SalvadorEl Salvador UTC-6 (1 hour behind Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Equatorial GuineaEqu. Guinea UTC+1 (6 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
EritreaEritrea UTC+3 (8 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
EstoniaEstonia 2
EthiopiaEthiopia UTC+3 (8 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
European UnionEuropean Union 1
Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)Falklands UTC-4 (1 hour ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Faroe IslandsFaroe Islands UTC 0
Federated States of MicronesiaMicronesia UTC+11 (16 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
FijiFiji UTC+12 (17 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
FinlandFinland UTC+2 (7 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
FranceFrance UTC+1 (6 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
French PolynesiaFr. Polynesia UTC-10 (5 hours behind Washington, DC during Standard Time)
GabonGabon UTC+1 (6 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
GeorgiaGeorgia 4
GermanyGermany UTC+1 (6 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
GhanaGhana UTC 0 (5 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
GibraltarGibraltar 1
GreeceGreece UTC+2 (7 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
GreenlandGreenland -3
GrenadaGrenada UTC-4 (1 hour ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
GuamGuam UTC+10 (15 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
GuatemalaGuatemala UTC-6 (1 hour behind Washington, DC during Standard Time)
GuernseyGuernsey UTC 0 (5 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
GuineaGuinea UTC 0 (5 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Guinea-BissauGuinea-Bissau UTC 0 (5 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
GuyanaGuyana UTC-4 (1 hour ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
HaitiHaiti UTC-5 (same time as Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Holy See (Vatican City)Vatican City UTC+1 (6 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
HondurasHonduras UTC-6 (1 hour behind Washington, DC during Standard Time)
HungaryHungary 1
IcelandIceland UTC (5 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
IndiaIndia UTC+5.5 (10.5 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
IndonesiaIndonesia UTC+7 (12 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
IranIran UTC+3.5 (8.5 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
IraqIraq 3
IrelandIreland UTC 0
IsraelIsrael 2
ItalyItaly UTC+1 (6 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
JamaicaJamaica UTC-5 (same time as Washington, DC during Standard Time)
JapanJapan UTC+9 (14 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
JerseyJersey UTC 0 (5 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
JordanJordan UTC+2 (7 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
KazakhstanKazakhstan UTC+6 (11 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
KenyaKenya UTC+3 (8 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
KiribatiKiribati UTC+12 (17 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
KuwaitKuwait UTC+3 (8 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
KyrgyzstanKyrgyzstan UTC+6 (11 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
LaosLaos UTC+7 (12 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
LatviaLatvia 2
LebanonLebanon UTC+2 (7 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
LesothoLesotho UTC+2 (7 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
LiberiaLiberia UTC 0 (5 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
LibyaLibya UTC+2 (7 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
LiechtensteinLiechtenstein 1
LithuaniaLithuania 2
LuxembourgLuxembourg 1
MadagascarMadagascar UTC+3 (8 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
MalawiMalawi UTC+2 (7 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
MalaysiaMalaysia UTC+8 (13 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
MaldivesMaldives UTC+5 (10 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
MaliMali UTC 0 (5 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
MaltaMalta UTC+1 (6 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Marshall IslandsMarshall Isl. UTC+12 (17 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
MauritaniaMauritania UTC 0 (5 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
MauritiusMauritius UTC+4 (9 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
MayotteMayotte UTC+3 (8 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
MexicoMexico UTC-6 (1 hour behind Washington, DC during Standard Time)
MoldovaMoldova UTC+2 (7 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
MonacoMonaco UTC+1 (6 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
MongoliaMongolia UTC+8 (13 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
MontserratMontserrat UTC-4 (1 hour ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
MoroccoMorocco UTC 0 (5 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
MozambiqueMozambique UTC+2 (7 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
NamibiaNamibia UTC+1 (6 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
NauruNauru UTC+12 (17 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
NepalNepal 5.75
NetherlandsNetherlands 1
Netherlands AntillesN. Antilles UTC-4 (1 hour ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
New CaledoniaNew Caledonia UTC+11 (16 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
New ZealandNew Zealand UTC+12 (17 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
NicaraguaNicaragua UTC-6 (1 hour behind Washington, DC during Standard Time)
NigerNiger 1
NigeriaNigeria UTC+1 (6 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
NiueNiue UTC-11 (6 hours behind Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Norfolk IslandNorfolk Island UTC+11.5 (16.5 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
North KoreaNorth Korea UTC+9 (14 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Northern Mariana IslandsN. Mariana UTC+10 (15 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
NorwayNorway UTC+1 (6 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
OmanOman UTC+4 (9 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
PakistanPakistan UTC+5 (10 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
PalauPalau UTC+9 (14 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
PanamaPanama UTC-5 (same time as Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Papua New GuineaPapua NG UTC+10 (15 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
ParaguayParaguay -4
PeruPeru UTC-5 (same time as Washington, DC during Standard Time)
PhilippinesPhilippines 8
Pitcairn IslandsPitcarn UTC-9 (4 hours behind Washington, DC during Standard Time)
PolandPoland UTC+1 (6 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
PortugalPortugal UTC 0
Puerto RicoPuerto Rico UTC-4 (1 hour ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
QatarQatar UTC+3 (8 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
RomaniaRomania UTC+2 (7 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
RussiaRussia UTC+3 (8 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
RwandaRwanda UTC+2 (7 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Saint BarthelemySt Barthelemy -4
Saint HelenaSaint Helena UTC 0 (5 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Saint Kitts and NevisSt Kitts+ UTC-4 (1 hour ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Saint LuciaSaint Lucia UTC-4 (1 hour ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Saint MartinSaint Martin UTC-4 (1 hour behind Washington, DC, during Standard Time)
Saint Pierre and MiquelonSt Pierre+ UTC-3 (2 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesSt Vincent+ UTC-4 (1 hour ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
SamoaSamoa -11
San MarinoSan Marino 1
Sao Tome and PrincipeSoa Tome+ UTC 0 (5 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia UTC+3 (8 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
SenegalSenegal UTC 0 (5 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Serbia and MontenegroSerbia+ 1
SeychellesSeychelles UTC+4 (9 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Sierra LeoneSierra Leone UTC 0 (5 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
SingaporeSingapore UTC+8 (13 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
SlovakiaSlovakia UTC+1 (6 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
SloveniaSlovenia UTC+1 (6 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Solomon IslandsSolomon Islands UTC+11 (16 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
SomaliaSomalia 3
South AfricaSouth Africa UTC+2 (7 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
South KoreaSouth Korea UTC+9 (14 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
SpainSpain UTC+1 (6 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Sri LankaSri Lanka UTC+5.5 (10.5 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
SudanSudan UTC+3 (8 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
SurinameSuriname UTC-3 (2 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
SvalbardSvalbard 1
SwazilandSwaziland UTC+2 (7 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
SwedenSweden UTC+1 (6 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
SwitzerlandSwitzerland UTC+1 (6 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
SyriaSyria UTC+2 (7 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
TaiwanTaiwan UTC+8 (13 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
TajikistanTajikistan UTC+5 (10 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
TanzaniaTanzania UTC+3 (8 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
ThailandThailand UTC+7 (12 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
The BahamasThe Bahamas UTC-5 (same time as Washington, DC during Standard Time)
The GambiaThe Gambia UTC 0 (5 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
TogoTogo UTC 0 (5 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
TokelauTokelau UTC-11 (6 hours behind Washington, DC during Standard Time)
TongaTonga UTC+13 (18 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Trinidad and TobagoTrinidad+ UTC-4 (1 hour ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
TunisiaTunisia UTC+1 (6 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
TurkeyTurkey UTC+2 (7 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
TurkmenistanTurkmenistan UTC+5 (10 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Turks and Caicos IslandsTurks+ UTC-5 (same time as Washington, DC during Standard Time)
TuvaluTuvalu UTC+12 (17 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
UgandaUganda UTC+3 (8 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
UkraineUkraine 2
United Arab EmiratesUAE UTC+4 (9 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
United KingdomUnited Kingdom UTC 0
United StatesUnited States UTC-5 (during Standard Time)
UruguayUruguay UTC-3 (2 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
UzbekistanUzbekistan UTC+5 (10 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
VanuatuVanuatu UTC+11 (16 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
VenezuelaVenezuela UTC-4.5 (half an hour ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
VietnamVietnam UTC+7 (12 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Virgin IslandsVirgin Islands UTC-4 (1 hour ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Wallis and FutunaWallis+ UTC+12 (17 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Western SaharaWestern Sahara UTC 0 (5 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
YemenYemen UTC+3 (8 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
ZambiaZambia UTC+2 (7 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
ZimbabweZimbabwe UTC+2 (7 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)

Citation

"All countries compared for Government > Capital city > Time difference", 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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