West Island, Cocos Islands

Offset: +0630 is 6 hours and 30 minutes ahead Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) and is used in Indian

Countries: It is used in following countries: Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Myanmar (Burma)

Principal Cities: The largest city in the +0630 timezone is Yangon from Myanmar with population about 4.478 million people. Other major cities in the area are Mandalay, Nay Pyi Taw, Mawlamyine, Bago

Daylight Saving: (+0630) is not adjusted for daylight saving therefore +0630 remains the same through out the year. This means, unlike some time zones where the clock is set forward by one hour every summer and backward by one hour during winter to adjust for daylight saving, remains the same

West Island, Cocos Islands representations, usage and related time zones

W3C/ISO-8601: International standard covering representation and exchange of dates and time-related data
  • +0630 - basic
  • +06:30 - extended

Email/RFC-2822: Internet Message Format Date Standard, typically used for timestamps in email headers
  • +0630 - sign character (+) followed by a four digit time providing hours (06) and minutes (30) of the offset. Indicates six hour and thirty minutes time differences to the east of the zero meridian.

IANA/Olson: Reflects +0630 time zone boundaries defined by political bodies, primarily intended for use with computer programs and operating systems
  • Asia/Rangoon
  • Asia/Yangon
  • Indian/Cocos

Time zones with the GMT +6:30 offset:

  • CCT - Cocos Islands Time
  • MMT - Myanmar Time