Fun & Weird Christmas Facts Around the World (Infographics)


It’s pretty hard to get into the Christmas mood when everything outside your house isn’t pearly white. So I thought I would spread a bit holiday spirit by showing people how various cultures around the world celebrate Christmas.

  • The first Christmas: December 25, 336, is the first recorded celebration.
  • 13th Century: Christians began to sing Christmas carols.
  • Did you know, people in Ukraine decorate their Christmas trees with artificial spiders and cobwebs?
  • 832 – the number of homes Santa visits every second to deliver all his presents
  • 1 in 10 – the number of the presents received that will be broken by the New Year
  • Christmas World Record: The world’s largest Christmas present was the Statue of Liberty. The French gave it to the US in 1886. It stands 151 feet 1 inch high and weighs 225 tons.

Christmas Facts Around the World

Infographic source: Christian Universities Online