The new year is finally upon us, and celebrations continue all over the world.
Here are how different countries stepped into 2017:
1. United Kingdom
Fireworks light up along the river Thames, near the Big Ben and London Eye as the clock strikes 12.
2. United States of America
People throw themselves in confetti during NYE celebrations, New York.
Fireworks go off at Mrs Macquaries chair, Sydney.
Two people kiss during NYE celebrations on the Champs Elysees, Paris.
People watch fireworks at Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro.
6. South Korea
A woman prays in front of lanterns at the Buddhist temple at Chogye to celebrate the new year, Seoul.
People release balloons to celebrate the New Year, Tokyo.
Children perform at the Olympic Forest Park for New Year’s Eve celebrations, Beijing.
Fireworks exploding from Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest tower, Dubai.
New Year’s Eve revellers are seen in front of the Cologne Cathedral during the light installation by the artist Phillip Geist. Cologne, Germany.
People hold images of the late Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej during NYE celebrations in front of the Grand Palace, Bangkok.
Revellers watch a light show on the Giza Pyramids and Sphinx in celebration of the new year, Egypt.
People celebrate the new year with parties and fancy dress, Beirut.
Fireworks over the Kremlin herald the new year in Moscow.
Indian Sikh devotees pray at the Golden Temple for new years, Amritsar.
A light show and fireworks display marks the new year in Barcelona.