Local time in Turkey
The time in Turkey is 3 hours ahead of UTC and 1 hour ahead of Amsterdam. The timezone in Turkey is Turkey Time (TRT). Turkey is not using Daylight Saving Time (DST) but used to in the past. The last DST transition was in 2016.
Details for the time in Turkey
|Time zone||Turkey Time (TRT)|
|IANA time zone||Europe/Istanbul|
|Your time difference||1 hour ahead of Amsterdam|
|UTC time difference||UTC+3
3 hours ahead of UTC
Turkey Daylight Saving Time (DST)
Turkey is not using Daylight Saving Time.
Turkey uses Eastern European Time EET and Eastern European Summer Time EEST. EET is UTC +0200 and EEST is UTC +0300. Turkey is big for a European country. The East of the country is close to 45° E and the longitude of Turkey’s western border is 26° E. Therefore UTC +0200 is a suitable time zone for Turkey. However he sun rises early in the east of Turkey.