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index 7ef2d0c63e54..287060ae98d8 100644
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@@ -1,4 +1,4 @@
-# @(#)asia 7.56
+# @(#)asia 7.57
# This data is by no means authoritative; if you think you know better,
# go ahead and edit the file (and please send any changes to
@@ -110,7 +110,7 @@ Zone Asia/Baku 3:19:24 - LMT 1924 May 2
# Bahrain
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
-Zone Asia/Bahrain 3:22:20 - LMT 1920 # Al-Manamah
+Zone Asia/Bahrain 3:22:20 - LMT 1920 # Al Manamah
4:00 - GST 1972 Jun
3:00 - AST
@@ -126,7 +126,7 @@ Zone Asia/Dacca 6:01:40 - LMT 1890
# Bhutan
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
-Zone Asia/Thimbu 5:58:36 - LMT 1947 Aug 15
+Zone Asia/Thimphu 5:58:36 - LMT 1947 Aug 15 # or Thimbu
5:30 - IST 1987 Oct
6:00 - BTT # Bhutan Time
@@ -196,7 +196,7 @@ Rule PRC 1986 only - May 4 0:00 1:00 D
Rule PRC 1986 1991 - Sep Sun>=11 0:00 0 S
Rule PRC 1987 1991 - Apr Sun>=10 0:00 1:00 D
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
-Zone Asia/Harbin 8:26:44 - LMT 1928
+Zone Asia/Harbin 8:26:44 - LMT 1928 # or Haerbin
8:30 - HART 1932 Mar # Harbin Time
8:00 - CST 1940
9:00 - HART 1966 May
@@ -205,17 +205,17 @@ Zone Asia/Harbin 8:26:44 - LMT 1928
Zone Asia/Shanghai 8:05:52 - LMT 1928
8:00 Shang C%sT 1949
8:00 PRC C%sT
-Zone Asia/Chungking 7:06:20 - LMT 1928
+Zone Asia/Chungking 7:06:20 - LMT 1928 # or Chongqing
7:00 - CHUT 1980 May # Chungking Time
8:00 PRC C%sT
-Zone Asia/Urumqi 5:50:20 - LMT 1928
+Zone Asia/Urumqi 5:50:20 - LMT 1928 # or Urumchi
6:00 - URUT 1980 May # Urumqi Time
8:00 PRC C%sT
-Zone Asia/Kashgar 5:03:56 - LMT 1928
+Zone Asia/Kashgar 5:03:56 - LMT 1928 # or Kashi or Kaxgar
5:30 - KAST 1940 # Kashgar Time
5:00 - KAST 1980 May
8:00 PRC C%sT
-# Hong Kong
+# Hong Kong (Xianggang)
# Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S
Rule HK 1946 only - Apr 20 3:30 1:00 S
Rule HK 1946 only - Dec 1 3:30 0 -
@@ -261,7 +261,7 @@ Rule Taiwan 1980 only - Sep 30 0:00 0 S
Zone Asia/Taipei 8:06:00 - LMT 1896
8:00 Taiwan C%sT
-# Macao
+# Macao (Macau, Aomen)
# Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S
Rule Macao 1961 1962 - Mar Sun>=16 3:30 1:00 S
Rule Macao 1961 1964 - Nov Sun>=1 3:30 0 -
@@ -302,6 +302,10 @@ Zone Asia/Nicosia 2:13:28 - LMT 1921 Nov 14
2:00 EUAsia EE%sT
# IATA SSIM (1998-09) has Cyprus using EU rules for the first time.
+# Classically, Cyprus belongs to Asia; e.g. see Herodotus, Histories, I.72.
+# However, for various reasons many users expect to find it under Europe.
+Link Asia/Nicosia Europe/Nicosia
+
# Georgia
# From Paul Eggert <eggert@twinsun.com> (1994-11-19):
# Today's _Economist_ (p 60) reports that Georgia moved its clocks forward
@@ -483,7 +487,7 @@ Rule Iraq 1986 1990 - Mar lastSun 1:00s 1:00 D
# IATA SSIM (1991/1996) says Apr 1 12:01am UTC; guess the `:01' is a typo.
# Shanks says Iraq did not observe DST 1992/1997 or 1999 on; ignore this.
Rule Iraq 1991 max - Apr 1 3:00s 1:00 D
-Rule Iraq 1991 max - Oct 1 3:00s 0 D
+Rule Iraq 1991 max - Oct 1 3:00s 0 S
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Asia/Baghdad 2:57:40 - LMT 1890
2:57:36 - BMT 1918 # Baghdad Mean Time?
@@ -774,7 +778,7 @@ Zone Asia/Aqtau 3:21:04 - LMT 1924 May 2 # or Aktau
5:00 E-EurAsia AQT%sT 1995 Sep lastSun
4:00 E-EurAsia AQT%sT
-# Kirgizstan
+# Kyrgyzstan (Kirgizstan)
# Transitions through 1991 are from Shanks.
# Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S
Rule Kirgiz 1992 1996 - Apr Sun>=7 0:00 1:00 S
@@ -830,7 +834,7 @@ Zone Asia/Kuwait 3:11:56 - LMT 1950
# Laos
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
-Zone Asia/Vientiane 6:50:24 - LMT 1906 Jun 9
+Zone Asia/Vientiane 6:50:24 - LMT 1906 Jun 9 # or Viangchan
7:06:20 - SMT 1911 Mar 11 0:01 # Saigon MT?
7:00 - ICT 1912 May
8:00 - ICT 1931 May
@@ -1086,7 +1090,7 @@ Zone Asia/Manila -15:56:00 - LMT 1844
# Qatar
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
-Zone Asia/Qatar 3:26:08 - LMT 1920 # Al Dawhah
+Zone Asia/Qatar 3:26:08 - LMT 1920 # Al Dawhah / Doha
4:00 - GST 1972 Jun
3:00 - AST
@@ -1175,7 +1179,7 @@ Rule Syria 1994 max - Oct 1 0:00 0 -
Rule Syria 1997 1998 - Mar lastMon 0:00 1:00 S
Rule Syria 1999 max - Apr 1 0:00 1:00 S
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
-Zone Asia/Damascus 2:25:12 - LMT 1920
+Zone Asia/Damascus 2:25:12 - LMT 1920 # Dimashq
2:00 Syria EE%sT
# Tajikistan
@@ -1196,7 +1200,7 @@ Zone Asia/Bangkok 6:42:04 - LMT 1880
# Turkmenistan
# From Shanks.
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
-Zone Asia/Ashkhabad 3:53:32 - LMT 1924 May 2 # or Ashgabat
+Zone Asia/Ashgabat 3:53:32 - LMT 1924 May 2 # or Ashkhabad
4:00 - ASHT 1930 Jun 21 # Ashkhabad Time
5:00 RussiaAsia ASH%sT 1991 Mar 31 2:00
4:00 RussiaAsia ASH%sT 1991 Oct 27 # independence