Taiwan Standard Time


Taiwan Standard Time


Taiwan, Asia

former: Formosa

Eastern Asia, islands bordering the East China Sea, Philippine Sea, South China Sea, and Taiwan Strait, north of the Philippines, off the south-eastern coast of China

In 1895, military defeat forced China to cede Taiwan to Japan. Taiwan reverted to Chinese control after World War II. Following the Communist victory on the mainland in 1949, 2 million Nationalists fled to Taiwan and established a government.

Current Time in Taiwan Zone

  • Taiwan Standard Time is 8 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT+8).
  • Taiwan does not operate Daylight-Saving Time
  • The International Dialling Code for Taiwan is +886.