[tz] Hong Kong listed as UK not China

Sanjeev Gupta ghane0 at gmail.com
Tue Mar 15 14:03:03 UTC 2022


TZ identifiers are generally of the form Continent/City, so Hong Kong is
listed as Asia/Hong_Kong.  A (non-canonical) list is available at:

They are not generally supposed to be exposed to end-users, and it is
likely that the tool you are using is mis-presenting this.

Sanjeev Gupta
+65 98551208     http://www.linkedin.com/in/ghane

On Tue, 15 Mar 2022 at 05:30, Shelley Finerty via tz <tz at iana.org> wrote:

> Hi there,
> I was using a tool that allows me to look at people’s birthdate, time and
> location and noticed that you still have Hong Kong listed as part of the UK
> with throws off the timezone for their birthdate. I had to choose another
> city close to Hong Kong to use it correctly.
> Is this something that can be changed or updated? Or are you keeping it
> for historical purposes? Is there a way to do both?
> Thanks for keeping the time so accurately - I appreciate the work you’re
> doing.
> Shelley Finerty
> Canada
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