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Where does the new year begin ?
It is the independent state of the Kiribati islands in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, is the first place (emerged) which receives the new year on the whole planet earth.
Author: Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade . Source: flickr
Author: Charly W. Karl . Source : flickr
The first land in the world that receives the lights of the new year sun is Malden Island in the Line Islands (the small uninhabited island of 40 km2)
00:00 of January 1, 2020 in these islands, corresponds to 21:00 of (December 31, 2019) in Sydney and Moscow, 16:00 in Beijing, 11:00 in Paris, 10:00 in London, 5:00 in New York.
Author: NASA Johnson Space Center . Source : commons.wikimedia
Author: Angela K. Kepler . Source : commons.wikimedia
Boat landing area on Malden Island, Line Islands
The Kiribati archipelago consists of the isolated island of Banaba and three archipelagos (726 km² of land). Only the Gilbert Islands and Banaba Island have been inhabited (110,000 inhabitants) for several centuries.
Author: Luigi Guarino . Source: flickr
Author (3 photos): Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade . Source: flickr
Kiribati is the only country in the world which is located at the intersection of two lines: Ecuador (horizontal) and Longitude 180 ° (vertical)
For the conditions of its site and its situation, climate experts predict for Kiribati a warming of surface temperatures, an increase in precipitation, an acidification of the oceans and a rise in sea level (aggravated by the low altitude of 3 m) It is a matter of existence or extinction for this country.
Author (4 photos ): Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade . Source: flickr
Title photo: South Tarawa, Kiribati
Author:Government of Kiribati . Source : commons.wikimedia
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