As the clock strikes twelve on December 31, the entire world is immersed in celebration.
The Gregorian calendar is generally accepted across the globe, and according to it, New Year commences every 365 days on January 1.
New Year marks a date of newly found happiness and a clean slate. For many celebrating New Year, it is their opportunity to learn from the prior year and make positive changes in their life.
With 39 different local times in use, it takes 26 hours for the New Year to encompass all time zones.It's also interesting to know the order in which they enter 2017 and which countries are first and last.
Hereis a chronological list of when the world's different countries arrive at midnight on New Year's Eve and enter 1 January 2017 (w.r.t GMT)