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Time Zones

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A time zone is an area on Earth that has a specific time that all citizens can set their clocks to. Different places on Earth have different time zones. They exist because the Earth is round, and they allow everyone to have sunrise in the early morning and sunset at night.

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Runtime: 6 minutes 33 seconds

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