Cyprus Timezone Issue

Martin Jerabek martin.jerabek at
Mon Apr 27 06:28:49 UTC 2009

On 27.04.2009 03:04, Gwillim Law wrote:
> This issue was discussed on the tz mailing list in September 2000, and again
> in May 2004. The resolution in 2000 was to add Europe/Nicosia as an alias
> for Asia/Nicosia. The accompanying comment reads, "for various reasons many
> users expect to find [Cyprus] under Europe." When the issue was discussed
> before, most reference sources placed Cyprus in Asia.

Cyprus is a member of the European Union (since 2004), and its official 
currency is the Euro, so I think it is reasonable for people to expect 
to find Cyprus under Europe.

Martin Jerabek

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