[tz] Change IANA time zone identifier for Kyiv to Europe/Kyiv.

Jacob Pratt jacob at jhpratt.dev
Thu May 19 17:39:29 UTC 2022

This change has already been made.

Jacob Pratt

On Thu, May 19, 2022 at 1:36 PM Luda Melnykova via tz <tz at iana.org> wrote:

> Hello,
> Hope this email finds you well.
> I would like to raise a request for a value change in TZ DB. I believe,
> that current IANA time zone identifier for Kyiv (Europe/K*ie*v) is not
> fully correct.
> Background of this request lies in a transliteration of a city name.
> *Kyiv* is derived from the Ukrainian language name Київ, while *Kiev* is
> derived from the Russian language name Киев) as the name of the Ukrainian
>  capital.
> Kyiv is already in use in international lists for IATA, ICAO and other
> organizations, which follow the decision of the U.S. Board on Geographic
> Names. Kyiv, as a name of Ukrainian capital, is also mentioned on time.is
> site Kyiv: 19:42 (time.is) <https://time.is/Kyiv>. So, I believe, it is
> fully logical to follow latest guidelines and rename IANA time zone
> identifier as well.
> If you are interested to learn more about it, please check out this wiki
> article: KyivNotKiev - Wikipedia
> <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/KyivNotKiev>
> Please let me know if any questions or concerns.
> Many thanks.
> Regards,
> Liudmyla
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