New Delhi: New Year's Eve is right around the corner! People around the world are gearing up for the celebrations to make the New Year's beginning a memorable one.
But, do you know - Where and what time is New Year 2016 celebrated around the world?
With 40 different local times, it takes nearly 26 hours for the New Year to encompass all time zones.
Here's the order in which the countries enter 2016 and which countries are first and last.
Day and Time (Indian Standard Time) and Countries/Regions
Thu 15:30, Samoa and Christmas Island/Kiribati
Thu 15:45, Chatham Islands/New Zealand
Thu 16:30, New Zealand
Thu 17:30 , Small region of Russia
Thu 18:30, Much of Australia
Thu 20:30, Japan, South Korea
Thu 21:00, North Korea
Thu 21:30, China
Thu 22:30, Much of Indonesia, Thailand
Thu 23:00, Myanmar and Cocos Islands
Thu 23:30, Bangladesh
Thu 23:45, Nepal
Fri 00:00, India and Sri Lanka
Fri 00:30, Pakistan
Fri 01:00, Afghanistan
Fri 03:30, Greece
Fri 04:30, Germany
Fri 05:30, United Kingdom
Fri 08:30, Argentina, regions of Brazil
Fri 10:30, Regions of U.S.A.