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The First And Last Countries In the World To Enter The New Year

As 2020 winds up and 2021 is set to kick in hours from now, different countries around the world would be celebrating its entry into the new year at different times. This happens because of the different time zones depending on where you are in the world. Here's a breakdown of who rings into the New Year first and last. 

Pacific island nations of Tonga and Kiribati-Christmas Island.

They are the first countries in the world to enter the New Year at around 11:00am Thursday 31 December Nigeria time.

Baker Island, Howland Island and American Samoa.

Baker Island is an uninhabited part of the United States Minor Outlying Islands.

They are the last place in the world to welcome the New Year at around 1:00PM January 1 Nigeria time.

We wish everyone a Happy New Year 2021. Do tell us in which state in Nigeria would you be crossing over into the new year from by simply tapping Here 

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