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Oracle® Database SQL Language Reference
11g Release 1 (11.1)

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DBTIMEZONE

Syntax

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Purpose

DBTIMEZONE returns the value of the database time zone. The return type is a time zone offset (a character type in the format '[+|-]TZH:TZM') or a time zone region name, depending on how the user specified the database time zone value in the most recent CREATE DATABASE or ALTER DATABASE statement.

Examples

The following example assumes that the database time zone is set to UTC time zone:

SELECT DBTIMEZONE FROM DUAL;

DBTIME
------
+00:00