[tz] Number of active tz regions?

Ted Cabeen ted at cabeen.org
Wed Jul 17 20:27:28 UTC 2013

Before that, it looks like the Transfer of the Panama Canal Zone from
the United States to Panama would count.  Unlikely there was a change in
zone, but DST transitions could be different before and after the change.


On 7/17/2013 12:46 PM, lennox at cs.columbia.edu wrote:
> On Wednesday, July 17 2013, "Zefram" wrote to "tz at iana.org" saying:
>> When was the last time sovereignty changed over an appreciable conurbation
>> but not over its entire country?  There were some in the resolution of
>> World War II; any later?  Any since 1970?
> Scanning <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_world_map_changes>, I'd say
> August 14, 2008 -- the transfer of the Bakassi Peninsula (pop. 150,000 -
> 300,000) from Nigeria to Cameroon.
> Both Nigeria and Cameroon are UTC+1, though.

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