Time in Mongolia

Time in Mongolia is officially represented by the Mongolian Standard Time (UTC+08:00). However, the far western provinces of Khovd, Uvs and Bayan-Ölgii use UTC+07:00.

Daylight saving time

Mongolia abolished the use of daylight saving time in 1983-1998,2001-2006,[1] but reinstated it in March 2015.[2]

IANA time zone database

The IANA time zone database contains three zones for Mongolia in the file zone.tab.

coordinates* TZ* comments* Standard time Summer time Notes
+4755+10653 Asia/Ulaanbaatar most locations UTC+08:00 UTC+09:00 Central, part of historical Kansu-Szechwan time zone
+4801+09139 Asia/Hovd Bayan-Olgiy, Govi-Altai, Hovd, Uvs, Zavkhan UTC+07:00 UTC+08:00 West, part of historical Sinkiang-Tibet time zone
+4804+11430 Asia/Choibalsan Dornod, Sukhbaatar UTC+08:00 UTC+09:00 East, part of historical Chungyuan time zone

See also


  1. "DST News - Mongolia Daylight Saving Time news". WorldTimeZone.com. 8 February 2007. Retrieved 29 January 2014.
  2. "Mongolia to observe Daylight Saving Time from March 28, 2015". InfoMongolia.com. 10 March 2015. Retrieved 28 March 2015.

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