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EST is UTC-5

The North American Eastern Standard Time Zone (abbreviated EST) is a geographic region that keeps time by subtracting five hours from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) resulting in UTC-5. There are also Eastern Standard Time Zones in Australia and Brazil. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (515x697, 107 KB)cut from CIA map File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (515x697, 107 KB)cut from CIA map File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... UTC - 5 is the timezone for : EST (Eastern Standard Time) in the United States. ... Coordinated Universal Time or UTC, also sometimes referred to as Zulu time or Z, is an atomic realization of Universal Time (UT) or Greenwich Mean Time, the astronomical basis for civil time. ... UTC - 5 is the timezone for : EST (Eastern Standard Time) in the United States. ...


In the United States, the following states are part of the Eastern Standard Time Zone: Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Vermont, Virginia, and West Virginia. Official language(s) English Capital Hartford Largest city Bridgeport Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 48th 14,371 km² 113 km 177 km 12. ... Official language(s) None Capital Dover Largest city Wilmington Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 49th 6,452 km² 48 km 161 km 21. ... Official language(s) None Capital Augusta Largest city Portland Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 39th 86,542 km² 305 km 515 km 13. ... Official language(s) None Capital Annapolis Largest city Baltimore Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 42nd 32,160 km² 145 km 400 km 21 37°53N to 39°43N 75°4W to 79°33W Population  - Total (2000)  - Density Ranked 19th 5,296,486 165... Official language(s) English Capital Boston Largest city Boston Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 44th 10,555 mi²; 27,360 km² 183 mi; 295 km 113 mi; 182 km 13. ... Official language(s) English Capital Concord Largest city Manchester Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 46th 24,239 km² 110 km 305 km 3. ... Official language(s) None defined, English de facto Capital Trenton Largest city Newark Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 47th 22,608 km² 110 km 240 km 14. ... Official language(s) None, English de facto Capital Albany Largest city New York City Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 27th 141,205 km² 455 km 530 km 13. ... Official language(s) English Capital Raleigh Largest city Charlotte Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 28th 139,509 km² 805 km 240 km 9. ... Official language(s) None Capital Columbus Largest city Columbus (largest metropolitan area is Cleveland) Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 34th 116,096 km² 355 km 355 km 8. ... Official language(s) None Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 33rd 119,283 km² 255 km 455 km 2. ... Official language(s) None Capital Providence Largest city Providence Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 50th 4,005 km² 50 km 65 km 32. ... Official language(s) English Capital Columbia Largest city Columbia Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 40th 82,965 km² 320 km 420 km 6 32°430N to 35°12N 78°030W to 83°20W Population  - Total (2000)  - Density Ranked 26th 4,012... Official language(s) None Capital Montpelier Largest city Burlington Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 43th 24,923 km² 130 km 260 km 3. ... Official language(s) English Capital Richmond Largest city Virginia Beach Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 35th 110,862 km² 320 km 690 km 7. ... Official language(s) English Capital Charleston Largest city Charleston Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 41st 62,809 km² 210 km 385 km 0. ...


Additionally, the eastern half of Kentucky, the eastern quarter of Tennessee, the majority of Florida, and all of Michigan except the four Upper Peninsula counties that border Wisconsin (Gogebic, Iron, Dickinson, Menominee) are part of the Eastern Standard Time Zone. The parts of these states not in the Eastern Standard Time Zone are in the Central Standard Time Zone. Official language(s) English Capital Frankfort Largest city Louisville Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 37th 104,749 km² 225 km 610 km 1. ... Official language(s) English Capital Nashville Largest city Memphis Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 36th 109,247 km² 195 km 710 km 2. ... Official language(s) English Capital Tallahassee Largest city Jacksonville Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 22nd 170 451 km² 260 km 800 km 17. ... The Upper Peninsula of Michigan is the northern of the two major land masses that comprise the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Official language(s) None Capital Madison Largest city Milwaukee Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 23rd 169,790 km² 420 km 500 km 17 42°30N to 47°3N 86°49W to 92°54W Population  - Total (2000)  - Density Ranked 18th 5,453,896 38. ... Gogebic County is a county located in the state of Michigan. ... Iron County is a county located in the state of Michigan. ... Dickinson County is a county located in the state of Michigan. ... Menominee County is a county located in the state of Michigan. ... CST is UTC-6 The Central Standard Time Zone (CST) is a geographic region in the Americas that keeps time by subtracting six hours from UTC (UTC-6). ...


Most of Indiana (all except the Chicago and Evansville metro areas) is part of the Eastern Standard Time Zone. However, most of that portion of the state does not observe Daylight Saving Time (DST). Areas of the state in close proximity to the metro areas of Cincinnati and Louisville do observe DST. Legislation recently passed in Indiana will put the entire state on Daylight Saving Time beginning in 2006. Official language(s) English Capital Indianapolis Largest city Indianapolis Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 38th 94,321 km² 225 km 435 km 1. ... Chicago (officially named the City of Chicago) is the third largest city in the United States (after New York City and Los Angeles), with an official population of 2,896,016, as of the 2000 census. ... For other places named Evansville see Evansville (disambiguation). ... Daylight saving time (also called DST) is the North American term for a system intended to save daylight (the British observe summer time, and likewise the Europeans). ... Cincinnati, Ohio viewed from the SW, across the Ohio River from Kentucky. ... Nickname: Derby City or, River City Motto: Official website: http://www. ... Daylight saving time (also called DST) is the North American term for a system intended to save daylight (the British observe summer time, and likewise the Europeans). ... 2006 (MMVI in Roman) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Other parts of the world that keep time by subtracting five hours from UTC include Cuba, most of the Canadian provinces of Quebec and Ontario, the Bahamas, Colombia, Ecuador (except Galápagos), Peru, Jamaica, Haiti, and Panama. Motto: Je me souviens (French: I remember) Official languages French Capital Quebec City Largest city Montreal Lieutenant-Governor Lise Thibault Premier Jean Charest (PLQ) Parliamentary representation  - House seat  - Senate seats 75 24 Area Total  â€¢ Land  â€¢ Water    (% of total)  Ranked 2nd 1,542,056 km² 1,183,128 km² 176,928... Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Latin: Loyal she began, loyal she remains) Official languages English, French (in some areas) Capital Toronto Largest city Toronto Lieutenant-Governor James K. Bartleman Premier Dalton McGuinty (Liberal) Parliamentary representation  - House seat  - Senate seats 106 24 Area Total  â€¢ Land  â€¢ Water    (% of total)  Ranked 4th... NASA Satellite photo of the Galápagos archipelago. ...


Major Metropolitan Areas

Motto: Nickname: Map Location in Albany County, New York Political Statistics Founded 1614 Sister Cities {{{sister cities}}} Incorporated 1686 County Albany County Borough {{{borough}}} Parrish {{{parrish}}} Mayor Gerald D. Jennings Geographic Statistics Area  - Total  - Water 56. ... Nickname: The Horizon City, Hotlanta, The Big Peach Motto: Official website: http://www. ... Fireworks over Kempenfelt Bay during Barries Canada Day celebrations. ... Motto: The Greatest City in America (formerly The City That Reads; BELIEVE is not the official motto but rather a specific campaign) Nickname: Charm City Mob Town B-more Map Political Statistics Founded 30 July 1729 Incorporated 1797 County Independent city Borough {{{borough}}} Parrish {{{parrish}}} Mayor Martin J. OMalley... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Bogota (Spanish: Bogotá) officially named Bogotá D.C. (), is the capital of Colombia, as well as the largest and most populous city in the country with a population of roughly 8. ... Nickname: City on a Hill, Beantown, The Hub (of the Solar System), Athens of America Motto: Official website: www. ... Brantford (2001 population 86,417)[1] is a city located on the Grand River in southwestern Ontario, Canada. ... Nickname: Motto: Official website: Buffalo, NY Location Location of Buffalo in New York State Government County Erie County Mayor Byron Brown Geographical characteristics Area Total 136. ... This article is about the city in South Carolina. ... Downtown Charleston Motto: Nickname: Map Political Statistics Founded 1788 Incorporated 1794 County Kanawha County Borough {{{borough}}} Parrish {{{parrish}}} Mayor Danny Jones Geographic Statistics Area  - Total  - Water 84. ... County Mecklenburg Mayor Pat McCrory, (R) Area  - Total  - Water 629. ... The Municipality of Chatham-Kent, is located in Southwestern Ontario, Canada. ... Nickname: Scenic City (official), River City, Chatty, Chatt-Town, Chattavegas Motto: Official website: http://www. ... Nickname: The Queen City Motto: Official website: http://www. ... Nickname: The Forest City Motto: Progress and Prosperity Official website: http://www. ... Nickname: The Arch City The Discovery City Motto: Official website: http://www. ... Nickname: The Motor City, Motown Motto: Speramus Meliora; Resurget Cineribus (Latin for, We Hope For Better Things; It Shall Rise From the Ashes) Official website: http://www. ... Nickname: Furniture City Motto: Official website: http://www. ... Template:Hide = Motto: Template:Unhide = City of Greater Sudbury, Ontario, Canadas Location. ... Secondary office of the Ecuadorian central bank (Banco Central del Ecuador or BCE) in Guayaquil (December 8, 2004) Santiago de Guayaquil, or just Guayaquil, is the most populous city in Ecuador, as well as that nations main sea port. ... Guelph (pronounced gwÄ›lf) (2004 population 125,872, metropolitan population 155,635) is a city located in southwestern Ontario, Canada, roughly 100 kilometres north-west of downtown Toronto at the intersection of Ontario provincial highway 6 and Ontario provincial highway 7. ... Motto: Together Aspire - Together Achieve Area: 1,117. ... Newport News, Hampton, Portsmouth and Norfolk, Virginia from space, July 1996 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC MSA is a U.S. Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) as defined by the United States Office of Management and Budget (OMB) as of June, 2003. ... Official language(s) English Capital Richmond Largest city Virginia Beach Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 35th 110,862 km² 320 km 690 km 7. ... Havana (Spanish in full: San Cristóbal de La Habana; UN/LOCODE: Habana (CU HAV)) is the capital of Cuba and, with a population of 2. ... When used by itself in a sentence, the term Hartford can refer to one of several places in the United States. ... Official language(s) English Capital Hartford Largest city Bridgeport Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 48th 14,371 km² 113 km 177 km 12. ... Nickname: Motto: Official website: http://www. ... Nickname: Where Florida Begins Motto: Official website: http://www. ... Key West buoy marking the Southernmost point in the continental United States is located in Key West, Florida, at the end of U.S. Highway 1. ... Location of Kingston Kingston (population 600,000) is the capital of Jamaica. ... Kingston, Ontario, with a 2001 Canadian census population of 114,195 people, is a Canadian city, located in the Quebec City-Windsor Corridor at the eastern end of Lake Ontario, where the lake runs into the St. ... Bell Tower Of Old City Hall The City of Kitchener, formerly the City of Berlin (1854 – 1916), in southwestern Ontario, Canada, has a population of 190,399 (2001 census). ... Eastern view of Knoxville Nickname: The Marble City, K-Town, Big Orange Country, Knox Vegas Motto: {{{motto}}} Official website: http://www. ... Central La Paz La Paz is the administrative capital of Bolivia, as well as the departmental capital of La Paz Department. ... This article is about Lima, Peru. ... Nickname: The Forest City City of London, Ontario, Canadas Location. ... Nickname: Derby City or, River City Motto: Official website: http://www. ... Country Colombia Department Antioquia Temperature 22. ... The Magic City, The American Riviera, The Sixth Borough Location of Miami in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... This article needs cleanup. ... For other uses, see Nassau (disambiguation). ... Midtown Manhattan, looking north from the Empire State Building, 2005 New York City (officially named the City of New York) is the most populous city in the state of New York and the entire United States. ... Nickname: The City Beautiful Motto: Official website: http://www. ... Oshawa (2004 population 150,000, metropolitan population 296,298) is a city on Lake Ontario located 56 kilometres east of downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ... This article is about the capital city of Canada. ... This is about the capital of Panama. ... Peterborough (2004 population 74,600 and the metropolitan population numbers 112,000) is a city on the Otonabee River in central-eastern Ontario, Canada, 125km northeast of Toronto. ... Nickname: City of Brotherly Love Motto: N/A Official website: http://www. ... Skyline of downtown Pittsburgh Pittsburgh is a city in Western Pennsylvania, United States, and the county seat of Allegheny County. ... Nickname: Beehive of Industry Motto: Official website: http://www. ... Motto: Don de Dieu feray valoir (Gift of God shall make prosper) Area: 547. ... Map of Ecuador showing location of Quito. ... Downtown Raleigh Skyline Raleigh is the capital of North Carolina, a state of the United States of America. ... Nickname: River City Motto: Sic Itur Ad Astra Official website: http://www. ... A portion of Rochesters skyline, looking north along the Genesee River from the Ford Street Bridge. ... Saguenay (officially Ville de Saguenay) is a city (2001 pop. ... Sarnia is a city in Southwestern Ontario, Canada (population 70,876 in 2001). ... Template:Hide = Motto: Template:Unhide = Naturally Gifted City of Sault Ste. ... Downtown Sherbrooke with the Saint-François River in the foreground Sherbrooke (2001 population 75,916, post-merger population 141,200) is a city in south-eastern Quebec, Canada. ... Location of St. ... Clinton Square in Downtown Syracuse Syracuse is an American city in Central New York. ... Tampas skyline For alternate meanings, see Tampa (disambiguation) Tampa is a city located in Hillsborough County on the west coast of Florida. ... Official language(s) English Capital Tallahassee Largest city Jacksonville Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 22nd 170 451 km² 260 km 800 km 17. ... Thunder Bay (48°23′N 89°15′W, time zone EST) is a city in and the seat of Thunder Bay District, Ontario, Canada. ... Template:Hide = Motto: Template:Unhide = Diversity Our Strength Image:Toronto, Ontario Location. ... The front of the Ursulines Monastary, on Ursulines Street. ... Aerial photo (looking NW) of the Washington Monument and the White House in Washington, DC. Washington, D.C., officially the District of Columbia (also known as D.C.; Washington; the Nations Capital; the District; and, historically, the Federal City) is the capital city and administrative district of the United... Template:Hide = Motto: Template:Unhide = City of Windsor, Ontario, Canadas Location. ...

See also

Time zones are areas of the Earth that have adopted the same standard time, usually referred to as the local time. ... Eastern Daylight Time or EDT is equal to Eastern Standard Time + 1, or UTC - 4. ... The Hawaii-Aleutian Time Zone includes the state of Hawaii, and the Aleutian Islands west of 169º 30 W. It is the time zone located just west of the Alaska Standard Time Zone. ... The Alaska Standard Time Zone (AKST) is a geographic region that keeps time by subtracting nine hours from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). ... PST is UTC-8 The Pacific Standard Time Zone (PST) is a geographic region that keeps time by subtracting eight hours from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) resulting in UTC-8. ... MST is UTC-7 The Mountain Standard Time Zone (MST) is a geographic region that keeps time by subtracting seven hours from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC), resulting in UTC-7. ... CST is UTC-6 The Central Standard Time Zone (CST) is a geographic region in the Americas that keeps time by subtracting six hours from UTC (UTC-6). ... AST is UTC-4 The Atlantic Standard Time Zone (AST) is a geographic region that keeps time by subtracting four hours from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC), resulting in UTC-4. ... NST is UTC-3:30 The Newfoundland Standard Time Zone (NST) is a geographic region that keeps time by subtracting 3½ hours from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC), resulting in UTC-3:30. ...

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North American Eastern Standard Time Zone - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (298 words)
In the United States, the following states are part of the Eastern Standard Time Zone: Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Vermont, Virginia, and West Virginia.
Additionally, the eastern half of Kentucky, the eastern quarter of Tennessee, the majority of Florida, and all of Michigan except the four Upper Peninsula counties that border Wisconsin (Gogebic, Iron, Dickinson, Menominee) are part of the Eastern Standard Time Zone.
The parts of these states not in the Eastern Standard Time Zone are in the Central Standard Time Zone.
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