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The tradition of using Christmas trees evolved with the Germans and spread with different fractions of those people migrating to other parts of the world. However, the type of tree and its decorations vary significantly among different areas, depending on the local environment and décor items available. Thus, Christmas trees used in some parts of the world for the celebration of the occasion are discussed below.

Germany

Germany is known to be the place where Christmas tree was used for the first time, which spread to other parts of the world with the Germans. Nowadays, the mother decorates the Tannenbaum secretly with ornaments, lights and tinsel, which is lit and then revealed on the day of celebration to the family with gifts, nuts and cookies placed under its branches. Read More →