tz_mexico, an map

A shapefile of the TZ timezones of Mexico

This map is no longer maintained. An OSM-based map is available at

Last data update: March 26, 2016

Last page update: March 26, 2016

TZ version: 2016d


The tz_mexico shapefile (zip, sha1) captures the TZ timezones of Mexico.

All the geometries are the result of simple operations on a map of the municipalities of Mexico available from

Snapshot of the shapefile

Logical description of the zones

America/Cancun: Quintana Roo state

America/Merida: Campeche and Yucatán states


America/Monterrey: Durango state and rest of Coahuila de Zaragoza, Nuevo León and Tamaulipas states.


America/Chihuahua: rest of Chihuahua state.

America/Hermosillo: Sonora state


America/Mazatlan: Mazatlán, Sinaloa, Baja California Sur state and rest of Nayarit state.

America/Tijuana: Baja California state

America/Mexico_City: rest of Mexico.

Construction of the shapefile

The ingredients (zip, sha1) contain a script to build the map from the source.

Terms of use

CC0 To the extent possible under law, Eric Muller has waived all copyright and related or neighboring rights to the maps (comprising the shapefiles, the web pages describing them and the scripts and data used to build them). This work is published from the United States of America.

Note that this does not affect the rights others may have. I am not qualified to determine whether such rights exist.

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