[tz] From (ISO3166-1 alpha2 + ISO3166-2) country+region code to timezone?

Brian Inglis Brian.Inglis at SystematicSw.ab.ca
Mon Nov 30 00:00:34 UTC 2020

On 2020-11-29 16:37, Paul Eggert wrote:
> On 11/29/20 1:53 PM, Joseph Ernest via tz wrote:
>> How is it possible to get the timezone for a specific datetime and 
>> a (ISO3166-1 alpha2, ISO3166-2) pair, i.e. a country code + region code ?
> Country code + region code won't suffice, since time zone boundaries do not 
> always respect region boundaries.
> If you start with geolocation instead, you'll have better luck. See:
> https://data.iana.org/time-zones/tz-link.html#boundaries

And there are municipalities on political and time zone boundaries where they 
just pick one of the adjacent zones for pragmatic reasons.

Take care. Thanks, Brian Inglis, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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