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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 2021-10-23UTC17:03:50+08:00.

With an estimated population of 1.53 billion living within the time zone, roughly 22.5% 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 Chinese Wikipedia and other international Chinese websites the same time.

UTC+08:00 Blue (December), Yellow (all year round), Orange (June), Light Blue - Sea Areas

As standard time (all year round)

As standard time (Northern hemisphere winter)

As daylight saving time (Northern hemisphere summer)

Discrepancies between official UTC+08 and geographical UTC+08

Areas located within UTC+08 longitudes using other time zones

The western parts of Korea, including the cities Pyongyang and Seoul.

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

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

  • Parts of eastern China including the eastern end of Heilongjiang province.
  • Easternmost parts of Western Australia.

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

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

  • Parts of China, including most of Xinjiang province (although most locals observe UTC+06 even if it is officially UTC+08) and most of Tibet.
  • Western Mongolia.

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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