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West Africa Time

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West Africa Time, or WAT, is a time zone used in west-central Africa; with countries west of Benin instead using Greenwich Mean Time (GMT; equivalent to UTC with no offset). [1]

12 relations: Africa, Benin, British Summer Time, Central European Time, Coordinated Universal Time, Daylight saving time, Equator, Greenwich Mean Time, Tropics, UTC+01:00, UTC±00:00, Western European Summer Time.


Africa is the world's second largest and second most-populous continent (behind Asia in both categories).

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Benin (Bénin), officially the Republic of Benin (République du Bénin) and formerly Dahomey, is a country in West Africa.

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British Summer Time

During British Summer Time (BST), civil time in the United Kingdom is advanced one hour forward of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) (in effect, changing the time zone from UTC+0 to UTC+1), so that evenings have more daylight and mornings have less.

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Central European Time

Central European Time (CET), used in most parts of Europe and a few North African countries, is a standard time which is 1 hour ahead of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).

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Coordinated Universal Time

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Daylight saving time

Daylight saving time (abbreviated DST), sometimes referred to as daylight savings time in U.S., Canadian, and Australian speech, and known as summer time in some countries, is the practice of advancing clocks during summer months so that evening daylight lasts longer, while sacrificing normal sunrise times.

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An equator of a rotating spheroid (such as a planet) is its zeroth circle of latitude (parallel).

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Greenwich Mean Time

Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is the mean solar time at the Royal Observatory in Greenwich, London.

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The tropics are a region of the Earth surrounding the Equator.

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UTC+01:00, known simply as UTC+1, is a time offset that adds 1 hour to Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).

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UTC±00:00 is the following time.

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Western European Summer Time

Western European Summer Time (WEST) is a summer daylight saving time scheme, 1 hour ahead of Coordinated Universal Time.

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Time in Tunisia, West Africa Summer Time, West African Time.


[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/West_Africa_Time

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