US scientists calculated that Santa would have to visit 822 homes a second to deliver all the world's presents on Christmas Eve, travelling at 650 miles a second.
Trafalgar square Christmas tree
The Christmas tree displayed in Trafalgar square in London is an annual gift to the UK from Norway since 1947. The Norwegian spruce given is a token of appreciation of British friendship during World War II from the Norwegian people.
More Christmas Facts
Nearly 60 million Christmas trees are grown each year in Europe.
The abbreviation Xmas isn't irreligious. The letter X is a Greek abbreviation for Christ.