Time in Besancon Franche-Comte France 24-Hour Clock and 12-Hour Clock

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The timezone for Besançon, Franche-Comte, France is CEST (Central European Standard Time or Europe/Paris)

  • The Besançon timezone is 2 hour(s) ahead UTC.
  • Currently, Besançon observes Daylight Saving Time (DST). Its known by the abbreviation CEST.
  • The current date in Besançon is April 22, 2024.
  • The currency of France is the Euro (EUR).
  • The international dialing code to call France is +33.

DST means 'Daylight Saving Time'. The Daylight Saving Time has been in use in some countries like United States, Canada, Brazil, Australia and also in Europe. Its goal is to make the best use of daylight hours by shifting the clocks forward in the Spring and backward in the Fall. In Europe, Daylight Saving Time is known as 'Summer Time'. The correct spelling is Daylight Saving Time, not Daylight Savings Time.


* The reference time is our web server time. We suppose it is very accurate for most purposes, but we cannot guarantee its exactness.