Central Africa Time
Central Africa Time (CAT) also known as South Africa Standard Time (SAST) in South Africa, is a time zone in Africa that is 2 hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC+2). It is the same time as Eastern European Time (EET) during winter, and Central European Summer Time (CEST) during summer. This time zone does not observe daylight saving time, because it is near the equator.
a The islands of Cape Verde are to the west of the African mainland.
b Mauritius and the Seychelles are to the east and north-east of Madagascar respectively.
This time zone is used in:
- eastern sections of the Democratic Republic of the Congo
- Lesotho (as South Africa Standard Time (SAST))
- Namibia, since September 2017
- South Africa (as South Africa Standard Time (SAST))
- Swaziland (as South Africa Standard Time (SAST))
- Sudan, since November 2017