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Countries with Time Zones Not on the Hour

Can you name the eight countries whose time zones are either on the half or quarter hour?
Not including territories
The whole country has to be in the time zone to count
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First submittedMay 24, 2016
Last updatedMay 25, 2016
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Time Zone
Location
Country
UTC -4:30
South America
Venezuela
UTC +3:30
Middle East
Iran
UTC +4:30
Central Asia
Afghanistan
UTC +5:30
Central Asia
India
UTC +5:30
Central Asia
Sri Lanka
UTC +5:45
Central Asia
Nepal
UTC+6:30
East Asia
Myanmar
UTC+8:30
East Asia
North Korea
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level 78
May 25, 2016
What about North Korea? It changed to UTC +8:30 last year.
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level 59
Jun 5, 2016
Yes, of course! I fixed it
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level 76
Jun 28, 2016
This seems very random. Is there any reason for these particular countries doing this?
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level 52
Dec 23, 2016
If a country is situated between two time zones, the government might decide to use a time zone that is the average of those two so that there could be consistency throughout the country