Eastern European Summer Time


Eastern European Summer Time

Eastern European Summer Time (EEST) is one of the names of UTC+3 time zone, 3 hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time. It is used as a summer daylight saving time in some European, North African, and Middle Eastern countries. During the winter, they use Eastern European Time (UTC+2).

Usage

The following countries and territories use Eastern European Summer Time during the summer:

* Belarus, in years 1981-89 Moscow Summer Time, regularly EEST since 1991
* Bulgaria, regularly since 1979
* Cyprus, regularly since 1979
* Egypt, regularly before 1970
* Estonia, in years 1981-88 Moscow Summer Time, regularly EEST since 1989
* Finland, regularly since 1981
* Greece, regularly since 1975
* Israel, regularly since 1948
* Jordan, since 1985
* Latvia, in years 1981-88 Moscow Summer Time, regularly EEST since 1989
* Lebanon, since 1984
* Lithuania, in years 1981-88 Moscow Summer Time, regularly EEST since 1989, in years 1998 was changed to Central European Summer Time, but returned to EEST since 2003
* Moldova, in years 1981-89 Moscow Summer Time, regularly EEST since 1991
* Romania, regularly since 1979
* Russia (Kaliningrad), in years 1981-90 Moscow Summer Time, regularly EEST since 1991
* Syria, since 1983
* Turkey, in years 1970-78 EEST, in years 1979-83 as in Moscow Summer Time, regularly EEST since 1985
* Ukraine, in years 1981-89 Moscow Summer Time, regularly EEST since 1992

In one year 1991 EEST was used also in Moscow and Samara time zones of Russia.

See also

* European Summer Time
* UTC+3


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