position of Ukraine concerning time zones displayed on the map world time zone . Ukraine is located in the second (Eastern) time zone, ie, southward in the country reached 2 hours earlier than zero (Western European) time zone.
Since the length dimension of the territory in degrees - 18 ° 05 '(width of a time zone 15 °), Ukraine could be in three time zones, but for ease of management considered that the whole area of the country Located in one time zone. Such a practice common in other countries.
for greater use of day light during the year entered the summer: from the last Sunday in March to last Sunday in October clocks are moved forward by 1 hour. So we are ahead of the summer lap time by 1 hour.