Canada Canada North America Current Local Time & Date, Time Zone and Difference

Located in North America, Canada shares its borders with the United States to the south and stretches from the Artic Ocean in the north. It is surrounded by Atlantic Ocean in the east and the Pacific on the west. Canada’s capital city, Ottawa, borders with Quebec and Gatineau in Southern Ontario. Canada has six time zones in total, including Newfoundland Standard Time (NST) and Atlantic Standard Time (AST). NST zone is actually a unique time zone that exists only due to the location of the island.

Time Zones (28)

Universal Time Coordinated Current local time Time Zone Major Cities in Time Zone
UTC-8 16:16 America/Dawson
UTC-8 16:16 America/Vancouver Vancouver, Surrey, Okanagan, Victoria, Burnaby
UTC-8 16:16 America/Whitehorse Whitehorse
UTC-7 17:16 America/Cambridge_Bay
UTC-7 16:16 America/Creston
UTC-7 16:16 America/Dawson_Creek Fort St. John, Dawson Creek
UTC-7 17:16 America/Edmonton Calgary, Edmonton, Fort McMurray, Red Deer, Lethbridge
UTC-7 16:16 America/Fort_Nelson
UTC-7 17:16 America/Inuvik
UTC-7 17:16 America/Yellowknife Yellowknife
UTC-6 18:16 America/Rainy_River
UTC-6 18:16 America/Rankin_Inlet
UTC-6 17:16 America/Regina Saskatoon, Regina, Prince Albert, Moose Jaw, North Battleford
UTC-6 18:16 America/Resolute
UTC-6 17:16 America/Swift_Current Swift Current
UTC-6 18:16 America/Winnipeg Winnipeg, Brandon, Portage la Prairie, Thompson, Selkirk
UTC-5 18:16 America/Atikokan
UTC-5 19:16 America/Iqaluit Iqaluit
UTC-5 19:16 America/Nipigon
UTC-5 19:16 America/Pangnirtung
UTC-5 19:16 America/Thunder_Bay Thunder Bay
UTC-5 19:16 America/Toronto Toronto, Montréal, Ottawa, Mississauga, North York
UTC-4 19:16 America/Blanc-Sablon Lévis
UTC-4 20:16 America/Glace_Bay Sydney, Glace Bay, Sydney Mines
UTC-4 20:16 America/Goose_Bay Labrador City, Happy Valley-Goose Bay
UTC-4 20:16 America/Halifax Halifax, Dartmouth, Charlottetown, Lower Sacvkille, Truro
UTC-4 20:16 America/Moncton Saint John, Moncton, Fredericton, Dieppe, Miramichi
UTC-3:30 20:46 America/St_Johns St. John's, Mount Pearl, Corner Brook, Conception Bay South, Bay Roberts

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North America

Continent: North America




9,984,670 km²




Dollar (CAD)



Phone Calling Code / Prefix

  • +1
  • 001

Source: » Canada Phone Calling Code / Prefix

Country Code

ISO 3166

  • CA
  • CAN

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