Current time in North Korea

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Ashburn
3:36 a.m.
March 21, 2019
North Korea
4:36 p.m.
March 21, 2019

Local time in North Korea

The time in North Korea is 9.0 hours ahead of UTC and 13.0 hours ahead of Ashburn. There is no daylightsaving in effect at the moment.

Details for the time in North Korea

Current time
4:36 p.m.
Timezone Korea Standard Time (KST)
Olson timezone name Asia/Pyongyang
Time difference 13.0 hours ahead of Ashburn
  9.0 hours ahead of UTC

More about the time in North Korea

North Korea uses Korea Standard Time KST. KST is UTC +0900. North Korea’s latitude and longitude is 40° 0′ N and 127° 0′ E. Therefore being nine hours ahead of UTC is suitable for North Korea. Considering its high latitude one would expect that the country has a use for daylight savings time but DST isn’t observed in North Korea. It is a strange and dangerous country. Even if you could you shouldn’t go there.

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Map of North Korea