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  Bolivia : Handbook : Time and Date

TIME AND DATE   

Time and date

Local time

The official time in Bolivia is 4 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time (GMT-4). Bolivia does not follow daylight savings time in order to save energy, therefore, there is no summer and winter schedule. The time is the same year round and does not vary from one geographic region to another.

For more information about time zones visit www.timeanddate.com.

Local holidays

Although there are other holidays, the official holidays, when banks and offices are closed, are:

January 1 New Year's Day
Varies (February-March) Carnaval
Varies (March-April) Semana Santa (Holy Week)
May 1 Labor Day
June 14 Corpus Christi
August 6 Father's Day
October 12 Columbus Day
November 2 Todos los Santos (All Saint's Day)
December 25 Christmas

Working hours

The working schedule in the private sector is from Monday to Friday, from 8:30 am to 6:30 pm, with a break from 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm. In the public sector the schedule is Monday to Friday, from 8 am to 4 pm, without a break. The bank schedule is from Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 6 pm, with a break from 12 pm to 2:30 PM

 
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