ASIA TIME ZONES
In Asia eleven different time zones are used. These time zones span from UTC (GMT) +4 to UTC (GMT) +10. Several countries offset their local time in increments other than a full hour. As an example, India is 5 and 1/2 hours ahead of UTC (GMT) time represented as UTC (GMT) +5.5. The Asian country of Nepal is five hours and forty-five minutes ahead of UTC (GMT) time, represented as UTC (GMT) + 5.75.
Most countries in Asia do not use Daylight Saving Time. Countries that do use Daylight Saving Time in Asia are Azerbaijan and Mongolia and in the Middle East Region, Gaza Strip, Iran, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Mongolia, Syria and West Bank.
For more information about time zone offsets and Daylight Saving Time in Asia view the individual countries listed in the list below.
Asia Time Zone Map