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,
2020 has been a very long year, the year came with a lot of troubles, happiness, pain and joy. Most news around the world this year was tragic and it ranged from the pandemic to the death of some celebrities to protests and strike and finally, the year has come to an end. Below is a list of the last ten countries to enter the new year, 2021. 1. Howland Island This will be the last country to enter the year, 2021 at 12pm on the first of January, GMT. 2. Baker Island This is same with howland island. 3.
Last To Leave 2020 And Enter 2021 The new year celebration began some hours ago in most parts of the world. It is actually celebrated earlier in some countries than in others. Consequently, the inhabitants of some areas are usually the last to celebrate the new year celebration because of their time zone. While inhabitants of island nations of Tonga, Samoa and the likes were the first to celebrate the new year 2021, people in Baker Island will be the last to enter 2021. There is this dichotomy as to when countries
While fireworks exploding over Sydney harbour usually symbolises the start of global New Year festivities, it may shock you to hear that Australia is not the first country in the world to welcome the New Year. New Year's is first celebrated on the small island nations of Tonga, Samoa, and Kiribati and they are the first to ring in the New Year and celebrated at 10am GMT on December 31 - making these tiny island nation the first to head into a fresh year. The last place or places to ring in 2020 will be the
Do you know that there are places in the world where their time is exactly 11 hours behind Nigerian Time zone (GMT +1). That's approximately almost half a day behind. Technically, these places would see would see a new day, new month, or a new year 11 hours or more time after Nigerians have witnessed it. Here are the places below: 1. Alofi Alofi is the capital of the Pacific Ocean island nation of Niue. With a population of 597 in 2017, Alofi has the distinction of being the second smallest national capital