Bulgaria Switches to Daylight Saving Time
Bulgaria switched to daylight saving time Sunday, turning clocks one hour ahead at 3 am.
At 3 am Bulgarian time on March 25, all clocks will be turned one hour forward until 4 am EET on October 28, 2012.
The winter and summer daylight savings time were introduced in Bulgaria in 1979 while they were introduced for the first time ever in 1908 in Great Britain to optimize the daylight hours.
Since 1981 European Community (EC) Directives have prescribed the start and end dates of summer time in member states. These are set as the last Sundays in March and October respectively.
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