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UTC+08:00 is an identifier for a time offset from UTC of +08:00. In ISO 8601 the associated time would be written as 2018-04-08T19:44:16+08:00.

With an estimated population of 1.708 billion living within the time zone Template Template-Fact" style="white-space:nowrap;">[citation needed], roughly 24% of the world population, it is the most populous time zone in world, as well as a possible candidate for ASEAN Common Time.

This time zone is used in all Chinese-speaking countries, giving international Chinese websites the same time.

The southern-half of Vietnam (Republic of Vietnam) was formerly part of this time zone prior to the communist takeover of the South on April 30, 1975, making it 1 hour ahead of North Vietnam. After 1975, the whole country came under the North Vietnamese time zone, UTC+07:00.

As standard time (all year round)

Principal cities: Beijing, Hong Kong, Manila, Singapore, Taipei

North Asia

East Asia

Southeast Asia

Oceania

Antarctica

Discrepancies between official UTC+08 and geographical UTC+08

This section is only partly updated for Russia which had the latest time zone changes in 2016.

Areas located within UTC+08 longitudes using other time zones

This concerns areas within 112°30′ E to 127°30′ E longitude.

Areas located outside UTC+08 longitudes using UTC+08 time

Areas between 127°30′ E and 142°30′ E ("physical" UTC+09)

Areas between 97°30′ E and 112°30′ E ("physical" UTC+07)

From south to north:

Areas between 82°30′ E and 97°30′ E ("physical" UTC+06)

Areas between 67°30′ E and 82°30′ E ("physical" UTC+05)

  • Parts of western China including western Xinjiang province (although most locals observe UTC+06 even if it is officially UTC+08).

See also

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