[tz] Urumqi timezone.

Tim Parenti tim at timtimeonline.com
Wed Apr 12 22:27:36 UTC 2017

On 12 April 2017 at 18:00, gfb hjjhjh <c933103 at gmail.com> wrote:

> ​As there are two different timmezones being used in Xinjiang, China,
> would it be a good idea to create another timezone named something like
> Asia/Urumqi2 to correspond to the different timezone being used in the area?

My understanding is that the two time zones in use in that region are the
unofficial Xinjiang Time (UTC+6), which is represented in the database by
Asia/Urumqi, and the official Beijing Time (UTC+8), which is represented by

Are you aware of other time zones observed in this region that are not
covered by one of these two rule sets?

Tim Parenti
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