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* CST time zone offset: UTC/GMT -6
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Please note that currently CDT (Central Daylight Time) is observed in place of CST in most regions. CDT will change to CST when DST ends.

* DST started on 08 March 2020
* DST will end on 01 November 2020
* CST (Central Standard Time) is used in the following countries:
Belize / Canada / Costa Rica / El Salvador / Guatemala / Honduras / Mexico / Nicaragua / USA /

About Central Standard Time Zone:

Central Standard Time (CST) is also known as The Central Time Zone (CT in The United States and Canada). In Canada CST is used in the entire Manitoba province. Nunavut territory and Ontario province are split between the Central Time Zone and the Eastern Time Zone. Also most of Saskatchewan is on CST without adjusting for DST. During daylight saving time CDT (Central Daylight Time) is observed instead, with the time zone offset of UTC/GMT -5.

US states using CST:

Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Iowa, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri and Wisconsin.
Six US states use both CST and MST: Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota and Texas.
Five US states use both CST and EST: Florida, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan and Tennessee.


Cities in Central Standard Time Zone:

Abilene / Acapulco / Aguascalientes / Amarillo / Arlington / Arviat / Aurora (IL) / Austin / Baker Lake / Baton Rouge / Beaumont / Belmopan / Birmingham (US) / Bismarck / Bloomington / Brandon / Brownsville / Campeche / Cedar Rapids / Center / Chicago / Clarksville / Corpus Christi / Creighton / Dallas / Davenport / Decatur / Denare Beach / Des Moines / Evansville / Fargo / Fort Frances / Fort Smith (US) / Fort Worth / Fresnillo / Galveston / Garland / Gary / Grand Island / Grand Prairie / Green Bay / Guadalajara / Guatemala / Hanover / Hereford / Houston / Huntsville / Independence / Irving / Jackson / Jefferson City / Kansas City / Kenora / Knox / Lafayette / Laredo / Leon / Leon (Nicaragua) / Lincoln / Little Rock / Lubbock / Madison / Managua / Matamoros / Memphis / Menominee / Merida / Mesquite / Metairie / Mexico City / Midland / Milwaukee / Minneapolis / Minot / Mobile / Monterrey / Montgomery / Moose Jaw / Nashville / New Orleans / New Salem / Oaxaca / Oklahoma City / Olathe / Omaha / Osage City / Overland Park / Owensboro / Pasadena (TX) / Pensacola / Peoria / Pierre / Plano / Portage La Prairie / Prince Albert / Puebla / Puerto Vallarta / Quetzaltenango / Rankin Inlet / Regina / Roatan / Rockford / Saint Paul / Salina / Saltillo / San Antonio / San Cristobal De Las Casas / San Jose (Costa Rica) / San Luis Potosi / San Pedro Sula / San Salvador / Santa Ana / Saskatoon / Selkirk / Shreveport / Sioux Falls / Springfield (Canada) / Springfield (IL) / Springfield (MO) / St. Andrews / St. Clements / St. Louis / Steinbach / Stillwater / Tegucigalpa / Tela / Temple / Thompson / Topeka / Torreon / Tulsa / Tuxtla Gutierrez / Veracruz / Villahermosa / Waco / Wichita / Wichita Falls / Winnipeg / Yorkton /