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Christmas Places

Test your Christmas knowledge

  1. The novel 'A Christmas Carol' is set in which British city?
  2. Which Brazilian city was founded on December 25 1599?
  3. Which town in Indiana, United States, calls itself "America's Christmas Hometown"?
  4. Name the fictional town created by Dr. Seuss in his 1957 book "How the Grinch Stole Christmas!"?

  5. Kiritimati is also known by what name?
  6. Wenceslas Square is one of the main city squares in which European capital?
  7. In which film did Phil and Bob spend Christmas in Pine Tree, Vermont?
  8. Which Christmassy film is set in the fictional town of Bedford Falls?
  9. Christkindlesmarkt is a Christmas market held annually in which Germany city? The city is the second-largest city in Bavaria after Munich.
  10. One of the greatest outdoor celebrations of New Year’s Eve in the world, the Hogmanay Festival dates back to 1993 in which UK city?
  11. In which country is Rovaniemi? It is a modern city known for being the "official" home town of Santa Claus and for viewing the Northern Lights.
  12. A group of holiday trolls known as the 13 Yule Lads in local folklore are which country's equivalent to Santa Claus?
  13. Which complex of buildings in New York City features the city's iconic Christmas tree and outdoor skating rink?
  14. Nazareth is in which modern day country?
  15. Which village in West Wales with a Christmassy name do people visit to post Christmas cards, to get the village postmark?


  1. London
  2. Natal (which means Christmas in Portuguese)
  3. Santa Claus
  4. Whoville (or Who-ville)
  5. Christmas Island
  6. Prague
  7. White Christmas
  8. It's a Wonderful Life
  9. Nuremberg
  10. Edinburgh
  11. Finland
  12. Iceland's
  13. Rockefeller Center
  14. Israel
  15. Bethlehem