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When Year 2021 Starts Around the World

With 38 different local times in use, it takes 26 hours for the New Year to encompass all time zones. Find out in which order they enter 2021 and which countries are first and last.

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Thu 5:00 amSamoa and Christmas Island/KiribatiKiritimati, Apia, Salelologa (Savai'i)
Thu 5:15 amChatham Islands/New ZealandChatham Islands
Thu 6:00 amNew Zealand with exceptions and 5 moreAuckland, Suva, Wellington, Nukualofa
Thu 7:00 amSmall region of Russia and 7 moreAnadyr, Funafuti, Yaren, Tarawa, Majuro
Thu 8:00 amMuch of Australia and 6 moreMelbourne, Sydney, Canberra, Honiara
Thu 8:30 amSmall region of AustraliaAdelaide, Broken Hill, Ceduna
Thu 9:00 amQueensland/Australia and 6 moreBrisbane, Port Moresby, Hagåtña
Thu 9:30 amNorthern Territory/AustraliaDarwin, Alice Springs, Tennant Creek
Thu 10:00 amJapan, South Korea and 5 moreTokyo, Seoul, Pyongyang, Dili, Ngerulmud
Thu 10:15 amWestern Australia/AustraliaEucla
Thu 11:00 amChina, Philippines and 11 moreBeijing, Hong Kong, Manila, Singapore
Thu 12:00 noonMuch of Indonesia, Thailand and 7 moreJakarta, Bangkok, Hanoi, Phnom Penh
Thu 12:30 pmMyanmar and Cocos IslandsYangon, Naypyidaw, Mandalay, Bantam
Thu 1:00 pmBangladesh and 6 moreDhaka, Almaty, Bishkek, Thimphu
Thu 1:15 pmNepalKathmandu, Pokhara, Biratnagar, Dharan
Thu 1:30 pmIndia and Sri LankaNew Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Bangalore
Thu 2:00 pmPakistan and 8 moreTashkent, Islamabad, Lahore, Karachi
Thu 2:30 pmAfghanistanKabul, Kandahar, Mazari Sharif, Herat
Thu 3:00 pmAzerbaijan and 8 moreDubai, Abu Dhabi, Muscat, Port Louis
Thu 3:30 pmIranTehran, Rasht, Esfahãn, Mashhad, Tabriz
Thu 4:00 pmMoscow/Russia and 22 moreMoscow, Ankara, Baghdad, Nairobi
Thu 5:00 pmGreece and 31 moreCairo, Athens, Bucharest, Johannesburg
Thu 6:00 pmGermany and 45 moreBrussels, Madrid, Paris, Rome, Algiers
Thu 7:00 pmUnited Kingdom and 24 moreLondon, Dublin, Lisbon, Accra, Reykjavik
Thu 8:00 pmCabo Verde and 2 morePraia, Ponta Delgada, Ittoqqortoormiit
Thu 9:00 pmPernambuco/Brazil and South Georgia/Sandwich Is.King Edward Point, Fernando de Noronha
Thu 10:00 pmMost of Brazil, Argentina and 9 moreBuenos Aires, Rio de Janeiro, Santiago
Thu 10:30 pmNewfoundland and Labrador/CanadaSt. John's, Mary's Harbour
Thu 11:00 pmSome regions of Canada and 28 moreCaracas, La Paz, San Juan, Santo Domingo
Fri 12:00 midnightRegions of USA and 14 moreNew York, Washington DC, Detroit, Havana
Fri 1:00 amRegions of USA and 9 moreMexico City, Chicago, Guatemala City
Fri 2:00 amSome regions of USA and 2 moreCalgary, Denver, Edmonton, Phoenix
Fri 3:00 amRegions of USA and 4 moreLos Angeles, San Francisco, Las Vegas
Fri 4:00 amAlaska/USA and regions of French PolynesiaAnchorage, Fairbanks, Juneau, Unalaska
Fri 4:30 amMarquesas Islands/French PolynesiaTaiohae
Fri 5:00 amSmall region of USA and 2 moreHonolulu, Rarotonga, Adak, Papeete
Fri 6:00 amAmerican Samoa and 2 moreAlofi, Midway, Pago Pago
Fri 7:00 amMuch of US Minor Outlying IslandsBaker Island, Howland Island

Above is a chronological list of when the world's different countries arrive at midnight on New Year's Eve and enter January 1, 2021

The times can be changed to any time zone by clicking on the icon in the first column.


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