Cyprus Timezone Issue

Tim Diggins tim at
Tue Apr 28 11:22:18 UTC 2009

Conventionally the Bosphorus is the dividing line between Europe and Asia,
so Istanbul is in Europe and Ankara is in Asia.

On Tue, Apr 28, 2009 at 1:02 AM, Petr Baudis <pasky at> wrote:

> On Mon, Apr 27, 2009 at 01:48:06PM -0700, Paul Schauble wrote:
> > I guess the question is whether the grouping for tz purposes is
> > geographic or political.
> >
> > When Turkey joins the EU, will it move to the Europe tz file?
> I had the very same idea, but it turns out that Europe/Istanbul is
> already in the Europe tz file anyway. ;-)
>                                Petr "Pasky" Baudis
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