Current time in Sao Tome and Principe

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Ashburn
3:38 a.m.
March 21, 2019
Sao Tome and Principe
8:38 a.m.
March 21, 2019

Local time in Sao Tome and Principe

The time in Sao Tome and Principe is 1.0 hour ahead of UTC and 5.0 hours ahead of Ashburn. There is no daylightsaving in effect at the moment.

Details for the time in Sao Tome and Principe

Current time
8:38 a.m.
Timezone West Africa Time (WAT)
Olson timezone name Africa/Sao_Tome
Time difference 5.0 hours ahead of Ashburn
  1.0 hour ahead of UTC

More about the time in Sao Tome and Principe

The Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Príncipe uses GMT. GMT is UTC +0000. It is a sland nation in the Gulf of Guinea consisting of two islands Sao Tome and Principe. The latitude and longitude of the island state is 0° 20′ N and 6° 44′ E. Therefore GMT is a suitable time zone for Sao Tome and Principe. The islands are very close to the equator, because of this Sao Tome and Principe have no use for daylight savings time.

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