Global Clock API

Global Clock API

Effortlessly obtain local time zones using our API. Input a city or coordinates, receive accurate time zone information instantly.

About the API:  

The Global Clock API serves as a crucial link between applications and the intricate world of time zones. It provides unified and accurate data on local time zones anywhere in the world. By entering the name of a city or its coordinates, users can access essential information such as time offsets and abbreviated time zone names. This ensures seamless scheduling, event coordination and communication between various applications.

One of the most outstanding features of the API is its simple integration process. It seamlessly integrates time zone functionality into mobile applications, global event platforms, meeting schedulers and collaboration tools. With simple endpoints and response formats, users can quickly integrate accurate time zone data, enhancing the user experience with timely and relevant time information.

Accuracy is prioritized through the API's robust data sources, which leverage authoritative databases and time zone repositories. This reliability is critical for applications that manage schedules, financial transactions or travel arrangements, where time accuracy is essential to avoid disruptions.

Real-time functionality ensures that applications have the latest time zone updates, reducing the risk of outdated information affecting scheduling, communication and overall coordination. API support for multiple programming languages and frameworks further simplifies integration, supported by comprehensive documentation that guides developers through endpoints, request formats and response structures.

In short, the Global Clock API is indispensable for navigating global time zones with accuracy and ease. Its accuracy, seamless integration, real-time updates and comprehensive support make it a vital tool for improving efficiency and synchronization across multiple industries.


What this API receives and what your API provides (input/output)?

It will receive parameters and provide you with a JSON.


What are the most common uses cases of this API?

  1. Travel applications: Travel planning platforms can integrate the API to display local times for various destinations, helping travelers adjust their schedules and overcome jet lag.

  2. Global communication: Messaging and collaboration tools can use the API to display the local time zone of team members or contacts, facilitating real-time communication in different parts of the world.

  3. Remote work coordination: Remote work tools can display the local times of team members' locations, helping distributed teams coordinate meetings and tasks efficiently.

  4. E-commerce platforms: E-commerce websites can display local times for customer service and order processing, creating a better user experience and reducing response time.

  5. World clock applications: World clock applications can provide users with accurate local times for multiple cities simultaneously, assisting in tracking time differences.


Are there any limitations to your plans?

Besides the number of API calls per month, there are no other limitations. 

API Documentation


To use this endpoint you must provide the name of a city and its country in the parameter.


TimeZone by country and city - Endpoint Features
Object Description
cityCountry [Required]
Test Endpoint


                                                                                                                                                                                                                            {"data":{"originalQuery":"Toronto, Canada","name":"Toronto, ON","timeZone":"America\/Toronto","utc_offset":"-5:00","generic_time_zone_name":"Eastern Standard Time","utc_offset_with_dst":"-4:00","generic_time_zone_name_with_dst":"Eastern Daylight Time","timezone_current_local_time":"2024-07-08T10:59:15.337084-04:00"}}

TimeZone by country and city - CODE SNIPPETS

curl --location --request GET ', Canada' --header 'Authorization: Bearer YOUR_API_KEY' 


To use this endpoint you must indicate coordinates such as latitude and longitude in the parameter.


TimeZone by coordinates - Endpoint Features
Object Description
latitude [Required]
longitude [Required]
Test Endpoint


                                                                                                                                                                                                                            {"data":{"originalQuery":{"latitude":"61.768335","longitude":"-158.808765"},"timeZone":"America\/Anchorage","utc_offset":"-9:00","generic_time_zone_name":"Alaskan Standard Time","utc_offset_with_dst":"-8:00","generic_time_zone_name_with_dst":"Alaskan Daylight Time","timezone_current_local_time":"2024-07-08T06:59:26.776205-08:00"}}

TimeZone by coordinates - CODE SNIPPETS

curl --location --request GET '' --header 'Authorization: Bearer YOUR_API_KEY' 


API Access Key & Authentication

After signing up, every developer is assigned a personal API access key, a unique combination of letters and digits provided to access to our API endpoint. To authenticate with the Global Clock API REST API, simply include your bearer token in the Authorization header.


Header Description
Authorization [Required] Should be Bearer access_key. See "Your API Access Key" above when you are subscribed.

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To use this API the user must indicate coordinates or a country and a city.

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It is an API that provides users with information about time zones through coordinates or countries and cities.

The Global Clock API provides accurate and synchronized time data in different time zones around the world. It includes the current time, time offsets and much more.

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