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When Year 2001 started around the world

Below is a table of when year 2001 starts around the world, that is when the clocks turn to midnight and January 1st year 2001. The table is sorted so the first ones are at the top, and the last ones are at the bottom.

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A countdown to year 2001 showing most of these cities is also available, in interactive, applet version or static version.

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Where year 2001 starts at shown time in first column
31 Dec 2000 - 10:00Count!Use
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Kiritimati on the Christmas Islands, in Kiribati and Tonga enter year 2001 first
Places: Kiritimati (Kiribati - Christmas Islands), Nukualofa (Tonga)
31 Dec 2000 - 10:15Count!Use
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Chatham Island outside of New Zealand has a special timezone and seems to be the second place on earth to see the clocks go to year 2001
Places: Chatham Island (New Zealand)
31 Dec 2000 - 11:00Count!Use
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New Zealand and the South Pole base are next to go.
Places: Wellington (New Zealand), Auckland (New Zealand), Rawaki (Kiribati - Phoenix Islands)
31 Dec 2000 - 12:00Count!Use
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Parts of eastern Russia, Fiji and some Pacific islands
Places: Suva (Fiji), Anadyr (Russia), Kamchatka (Russia), Makwa (Nauru), Funafuti (Tuvalu), Tarawa (Kiribati), Majuro (Marshall Islands)
31 Dec 2000 - 12:30Count!Use
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Norfolk Island - Australia
Places: Kingston (Australia - Norfolk Island)
31 Dec 2000 - 13:00Count!Use
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Parts of eastern Australia and some pacific Islands
Places: Sydney (Australia - New South Wales), Melbourne (Australia - Victoria), Canberra (Australia - Australian Capital Territory), Vila (Vanuatu), Kolonia (Micronesia), Honiara (Solomon Islands), Noumea (France - New Caledonia), Lord Howe Island (Australia - Lord Howe Island), Hobart (Australia - Tasmania)
31 Dec 2000 - 13:30Count!Use
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South Australia
Places: Adelaide (Australia - South Australia)
31 Dec 2000 - 14:00Count!Use
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Queensland - Australia, a part of Russia and some islands far east in the Pacific
Places: Brisbane (Australia - Queensland), Vladivostok (Russia), Port Moresby (Papua New Guinea), Guam (U.S.A. - Mariana Islands), Saipan (U.S.A. - Northern Mariana Islands)
31 Dec 2000 - 14:30Count!Use
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Northern Territory - Australia
Places: Darwin (Australia - Northern Territory)
31 Dec 2000 - 15:00Count!Use
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Now Japan and Korea enters year 2001
Places: Tokyo (Japan), Seoul (South Korea), Ösaka (Japan), Yokohama (Japan), Taegu (South Korea), Sapporo (Japan), Pusan (South Korea), Nagoya (Japan), Köbe (Japan), Kyöto (Japan), Kitakyüshü (Japan), Kawasaki (Japan), Inch'on (South Korea), Fukuoka (Japan), Pyongyang (North Korea), Dili (East Timor), Ternate (Indonesia - Halmahera), Ambon (Indonesia - Seram), Jayapura (Indonesia - Irian Jaya)
31 Dec 2000 - 16:00Count!Use
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China, parts of South-East Asia and rest of Australia
Places: Beijing (China), Taipei (Taiwan), Shanghai (China), Singapore (Singapore), Manila (Philippines), Hong Kong (China), Perth (Australia - Western Australia), Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), Ulaanbaatar (Mongolia), Bandar Seri Begawan (Brunei Darussalam), Zibo (China), Zhenghou (China), Wuhan (China), Tsingtao (China), Tientsin (China), Tangshan (China), Taiyuan (China), Sian (China), Shijiazhuang (China), Qiqihar (China), Nanchang (China) and many more...
31 Dec 2000 - 17:00Count!Use
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Indonesia and rest of South-East Asia
Places: Hanoi (Vietnam), Bangkok (Thailand), Jakarta (Indonesia - Java), Surabaya (Indonesia - Java), Krasnoyarsk (Russia), Vientiane (Laos), Saigon (Vietnam), Phnom Penh (Cambodia), Palembang (Indonesia - Sumatera), Medan (Indonesia - Sumatera), Malang (Indonesia - Java), Bandung (Indonesia - Java), Surakarta (Indonesia - Java), Semarang (Indonesia - Java), The Settlement (Australia - Christmas Island)
31 Dec 2000 - 17:30Count!Use
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Myanmar with its half-hour timezone
Places: Rangoon (Myanmar)
31 Dec 2000 - 18:00Count!Use
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Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and parts of Russia
Places: Dhaka (Bangladesh), Astana (Kazakstan), Colombo (Sri Lanka), Almaty (Kazakstan), Novosibirsk (Russia), Omsk (Russia), Thimphu (Bhutan), Chittagong (Bangladesh), Khulna (Bangladesh)
31 Dec 2000 - 18:15Count!Use
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Nepal has its special timezone here
Places: Kathmandu (Nepal)
31 Dec 2000 - 18:30Count!Use
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All of India enters year 2001
Places: New Delhi (India), Calcutta (India), Mumbai (India), Delhi (India), Nãgpur (India), Chennai (India), Lucknow (India), Kãnpur (India), Jaipur (India), Hyderãbãd (India), Bangalore (India), Ahmadãbãd (India), Vadodara (India)
31 Dec 2000 - 19:00Count!Use
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Most of Pakistan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Kyrgystan and parts of Russia are next
Places: Tashkent (Uzbekistan), Islamabad (Pakistan), Karachi (Pakistan), Lahore (Pakistan), Chelyabinsk (Russia), Sverdlovsk (Russia), Perm (Russia), Ufa (Russia), Faisalabad (Pakistan), Ashgabat (Turkmenistan), Dushanbe (Tajikistan), Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan), Male (Maldives), Aqtobe (Kazakstan), Port-aux-Francais (France - Kerguelen)
31 Dec 2000 - 19:30Count!Use
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Afghanistan
Places: Kabul (Afghanistan)
31 Dec 2000 - 20:00Count!Use
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Armenia, Azerbaijan, parts of Russia and Arabia, some islands in the Indian Ocean.
Places: Dubai (United Arab Emirates), Tbilisi (Georgia), Yerevan (Armenia), Baku (Azerbaijan), Samara (Russia), Port Louis (Mauritius), Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates), Muscat (Oman), Aqtau (Kazakstan), Victoria (Seychelles), Saint-Denis (Reunion (French))
31 Dec 2000 - 20:30Count!Use
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Iran
Places: Tehran (Iran)
31 Dec 2000 - 21:00Count!Use
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Most of western Asia and Arabia, parts of Russia, and eastern parts of Africa
Places: Moscow (Russia), Baghdad (Iraq), Nairobi (Kenya), Khartoum (Sudan), Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), Aden (Yemen), Riyadh (Saudi Arabia), Antananarivo (Madagascar), Kuwait City (Kuwait), Ad Dawhah (Qatar), Dar es Salaam (Tanzania), Sana (Yemen), Kazan (Russia), Novgorod (Russia), Saint-Peterburg (Russia), Murmansk (Russia), Mogadishu (Somalia), Makkah (Saudi Arabia), Al Manamah (Bahrain), Asmera (Eritrea), Djibouti (Djibouti) and many more...
31 Dec 2000 - 22:00Count!Use
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Eastern Europe and Turkey, parts of Africa - from North to South.
Places: Cairo (Egypt), Bucharest (Romania), Athens (Greece), Sofia (Bulgaria), Ankara (Turkey), Johannesburg (South Africa), Harare (Zimbabwe), Cape Town (South Africa), Beirut (Lebanon), Minsk (Belarus), Tallinn (Estonia), Jerusalem (Israel), Amman (Jordan), Istanbul (Turkey), Helsinki (Finland), Nicosia (Cyprus), Tel Aviv (Israel), Vilnius (Lithuania), Riga (Latvia), Damascus (Syria), Alexandria (Egypt), Kiev (Ukraine), Pretoria (South Africa), Tripoli (Libya), Kishinev (Moldavia), Izmir (Turkey) and many more...
31 Dec 2000 - 23:00Count!Use
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Western Europe, parts of Africa
Places: Brussels (Belgium), Rome (Italy), Paris (France), Madrid (Spain), Geneva (Switzerland), Budapest (Hungary), Berlin (Germany), Warsaw (Poland), Vienna (Austria), Stockholm (Sweden), Amsterdam (Netherlands), Algiers (Algeria), Lagos (Nigeria), Frankfurt (Germany), Copenhagen (Denmark), Belgrade (Yugoslavia - Serbia), Barcelona (Spain), Zagreb (Croatia), Zürich (Switzerland), Prague (Czech Republic), Oslo (Norway), Gibraltar (U.K. - Gibraltar), Düsseldorf (Germany), Bratislava (Slovak Republic), Skopje (Macedonia), Luxembourg (Luxembourg), Hamburg (Germany), Tirane (Albania), Bern (Switzerland), Venice (Italy), Turin (Italy), Tunis (Tunisia), Palma (Spain), Nice (France), Naples (Italy), Munich (Germany), Milan (Italy), Kinshasa (Congo Dem.Rep.), Kano Nigeria (Nigeria), Brazzaville (Congo) and many more...
1 Jan 2001 - 00:00Count!Use
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UTC-time, London, Portugal, Iceland, western Africa.
Places: London (U.K. - England), Dublin (Ireland), Casablanca (Morocco), Lisbon (Portugal), Reykjavik (Iceland), Glasgow (U.K. - Scotland), Porto (Portugal), Birmingham (U.K. - England), Belfast (U.K. - Northern Ireland), Dakar (Senegal), Edinburgh (U.K. - Scotland), Bamako (Mali), Tanger (Morocco), Rabat (Morocco), Nouakchott (Mauritania), Yamoussoukro (Cote D'Ivoire), Freetown (Sierra Leone), Conakry (Guinea), Accra (Ghana), Liverpool (U.K. - England), Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) and many more...
1 Jan 2001 - 01:00Count!Use
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Azores in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean
Places: Azores (Portugal), Praia (Cape Verde)
1 Jan 2001 - 02:00Count!Use
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Eastern parts of South-America
Places: Sao Paulo (Brazil - São Paulo), Rio de Janeiro (Brazil - Rio de Janeiro), Brasilia (Brazil - Distrito Federal), Salvador (Brazil - Bahia), Salvador (Brazil - Bahia), Fernando de Noronha (Brazil - Pernambuco), Pôrto Alegre (Brazil - Rio Grande do Sul)
1 Jan 2001 - 03:00Count!Use
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Rest of eastern South-America
Places: Buenos Aires (Argentina), Santiago (Chile), Asuncion (Paraguay), Montevideo (Uruguay), Recife (Brazil - Pernambuco), Nuuk (Denmark - Greenland), Stanley (U.K. - Falkland Islands), Cayenne (France - French Guiana), Paramaribo (Suriname)
1 Jan 2001 - 03:30Count!Use
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Newfoundland in Canada
Places: St. John's (Canada - Newfoundland)
1 Jan 2001 - 04:00Count!Use
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Eastern Canada, many Caribbean islands, parts of South-America
Places: Caracas (Venezuela), Halifax (Canada - Nova Scotia), Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic), San Juan (Puerto Rico), La Paz (Bolivia), Port of Spain (Trinidad and Tobago), Bermuda (U.K. - Bermuda), Manaus (Brazil - Amazonas), Georgetown (Guyana), Bridgetown (Barbados), Saint John (Canada - New Brunswick), Roseau (Dominica), Charlottetown (Canada - Pr.Edward I), Kingstown (Saint Vincent and Grenadines), Castries (Saint Lucia), Basseterre (Saint Kitts and Nevis Anguilla), Willemstad (Netherlands - Netherlands Antilles), Plymouth (U.K. - Montserrat), Fort-de-France (France - Martinique), Basse-Terre (France - Guadeloupe), Saint George's (Grenada) and many more...
1 Jan 2001 - 05:00Count!Use
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Eastern Time in Canada and USA, Western South-America
Places: Washington DC (U.S.A.), New York (U.S.A. - New York), Havana (Cuba), Detroit (U.S.A. - Michigan), Toronto (Canada - Ontario), Montreal (Canada - Quebec), Lima (Peru), Boston (U.S.A. - Massachusetts), Bogota (Colombia), Atlanta (U.S.A. - Georgia), Ottawa (Canada - Ontario), Nassau (Bahamas), Kingston (Jamaica), Indianapolis (U.S.A. - Indiana), Hartford (U.S.A. - Connecticut), Guayaquil (Ecuador), Columbia (U.S.A. - South Carolina), Louisville (U.S.A. - Kentucky), Tampa (U.S.A. - Florida), Richmond (U.S.A. - Virginia), Raleigh (U.S.A. - North Carolina), Philadelphia (U.S.A. - Pennsylvania), Panama (Panama), Quito (Ecuador), Québec (Canada - Quebec), Miami (U.S.A. - Florida), Medellin (Colombia), Albany (U.S.A. - New York), Harrisburg (U.S.A. - Pennsylvania) and many more...
1 Jan 2001 - 06:00Count!Use
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Central Time in Canada and USA, Mexico and most of Latin America
Places: Mexico City (Mexico), Guatemala (Guatemala), Chicago (U.S.A. - Illinois), Montgomery (U.S.A. - Alabama), Winnipeg (Canada - Manitoba), Tegucigalpa (Honduras), San Salvador (El Salvador), St. Paul (U.S.A. - Minnesota), New Orleans (U.S.A. - Louisiana), Minneapolis (U.S.A. - Minnesota), Managua (Nicaragua), Houston (U.S.A. - Texas), Aguascalientes (Mexico), Des Moines (U.S.A. - Iowa), Dallas (U.S.A. - Texas), Jackson (U.S.A. - Mississippi), Kansas City (U.S.A. - Missouri), Baton Rouge (U.S.A. - Louisiana), Acapulco (Mexico), Veracruz (Mexico), Topeka (U.S.A. - Kansas), Austin (U.S.A. - Texas), Santa Ana (El Salvador), San Jose (Costa Rica), Regina (Canada - Saskatchewan), Oklahoma City (U.S.A. - Oklahoma), Nashville (U.S.A. - Tennessee), Madison (U.S.A. - Wisconsin), Little Rock (U.S.A. - Arkansas), Lincoln (U.S.A. - Nebraska), Leon (Mexico), Jefferson City (U.S.A. - Missouri), St. Louis (U.S.A. - Missouri) and many more...
1 Jan 2001 - 07:00Count!Use
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Mountain Time in Canada and USA
Places: Edmonton (Canada - Alberta), Denver (U.S.A. - Colorado), Phoenix (U.S.A. - Arizona), Aklavik (Canada - Northwest Territories), Yellowknife (Canada - Northwest Territories), Salt Lake City (U.S.A. - Utah), Mazatlan (Mexico), Santa Fe (U.S.A. - New Mexico), Helena (U.S.A. - Montana), Chihuahua (Mexico), Calgary (Canada - Alberta), El Paso (U.S.A. - Texas), Albuquerque (U.S.A. - New Mexico), Tucson (U.S.A. - Arizona), Mesa (U.S.A. - Arizona), Aurora (U.S.A. - Colorado), Cheyenne (U.S.A. - Wyoming), Boise (U.S.A. - Idaho)
1 Jan 2001 - 08:00Count!Use
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Pacific Time in Canada and USA
Places: Los Angeles (U.S.A. - California), San Francisco (U.S.A. - California), Vancouver (Canada - Brit. Columbia), Seattle (U.S.A. - Washington), San Diego (U.S.A. - California), Whitehorse (Canada - Yukon), Oakland (U.S.A. - California), San Jose (U.S.A. - California), Tijuana (Mexico), Sacramento (U.S.A. - California), Mexicali (Mexico), Las Vegas (U.S.A. - Nevada), Carson City (U.S.A. - Nevada), Salem (U.S.A. - Oregon), Long Beach (U.S.A. - California), Stockton (U.S.A. - California), Riverside (U.S.A. - California), Anaheim (U.S.A. - California), Adamstown (U.K. - Pitcairn), Portland (U.S.A. - Oregon)
1 Jan 2001 - 09:00Count!Use
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Alaska - USA
Places: Anchorage (U.S.A. - Alaska), Unalaska (U.S.A. - Alaska), Fairbanks (U.S.A. - Alaska), Nome (U.S.A. - Alaska), Juneau (U.S.A. - Alaska)
1 Jan 2001 - 10:00Count!Use
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Hawaii - USA, Tahiti and Cook Islands
Places: Honolulu (U.S.A. - Hawaii), Rarotonga (Cook Islands), Papeete (France - French Polynesia-Tahiti), Adak (U.S.A. - Alaska)
1 Jan 2001 - 11:00Count!Use
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Samoa is the last place
Places: Apia (Samoa)
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