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Python Dates and Times in Python Where on Earth do Timezones Make Sense? Timezone Strings


Create a function named to_timezone that takes a timezone name as a string. Convert starter to that timezone using pytz's timezones and return the new datetime.

import datetime
import pytz

fmt = "%Y-%m-%d %H:%M"

starter = pytz.utc.localize(datetime.datetime(2015, 10, 21, 23, 29))

def to_timezone(string):
    string_starter = starter.strftime(fmt)
    new_datetime = datetime.datetime.strptime(string_starter,fmt)
    timezone = pytz.timezone(string)
    return timezone.localize(new_datetime)