Geographical extent of some tz timezones

Gwillim Law RLAW at
Tue Sep 9 01:29:08 UTC 2008

I did a good deal of research into the time zones of Kazakhstan in 2005. I
sent my discoveries to the tz mailing list at the time. You can easily find
them now in the osdir archive. Look at That should help you with
your task.

Gwillim Law

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Eric Muller" <emuller at>

> I am trying to clarify the geographical extent of tz timezones. [...]
> ----
> Kazakhstan, using the names at
> <>. Is it correct that:
> Asia/Almaty = Kostanay, Karagandy, South Kaz and everything east of them
> Asia/Qyzylorda = Kyzylorda
> Asia/Aqtobe = Aktobe
> Asia/Aqtau = Mangystau
> Asia/Oral = West Kazakhstan
> The Atyrau province is not mentioned explictly, and given its location,
> it should be in one of the last three time zones, but which one?

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