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'Merry Christmas' around the world - origins & trivia


Andorra (AD) Bon Nadal
United Arab Emirates (AE) I'd miilad said oua sana saida
Afghanistan (AF) De Christmas akhtar de bakhtawar au newai kal de mubarak sha
Antigua and Barbuda (AG) Merry Christmas
Anguilla (AI) Merry Christmas
Albania (AL) Gézuar Krishlindjet
Armenia (AM) Shnorhavor Sourp Dzunount
Netherlands Antilles (AN) Bon Pasco, Bon Anja
Angola (AO) Boas Festas
Argentina (AR) ¡Feliz Navidad!
American Samoa (AS) Ia Manuia Le Kilisimasi
Austria (AT) Frohe Weihnachten
Australia (AU) Happy Christmas
Aruba (AW) Bon Pasco, Bon Anja
Azerbaijan (AZ) Tezze Iliniz Yahsi Olsun
Bosnia and Herzegowina (BA) Sretan Bozic
Barbados (BB) Merry Christmas
Bangladesh (BD) Shuvo Baro Din
Belgium (BE) Zalig Kerstfeest
Burkina Faso (BF) Joyeux Noel
Bulgaria (BG) Vessela Koleda
Bahrain (BH) Mboni Chrismen
Burundi (BI) Noeli Nziza, Joyeux Noel,
Benin (BJ) Joyeux Noel
Bermuda (BM) Merry Christmas
Brunei Darussalam (BN) Selamat Hari Natal
Bolivia (BO) Feliz Navidad
Brazil (BR) Feliz Natal
Bahamas (BS) Happy Christmas
Bhutan (BT) krist Yesu Ko Shuva Janma Utsav Ko Upalaxhma Hardik Shuva
Bouvet Island (BV) remove
Botswana (BW) Merry Christmas
Belarus (BY) Winshuyu sa Svyatkami
Belize (BZ) Merry Christmas
Canada (CA) Merry Christmas, Joyeux Noel
Cocos (Keeling) Islands (CC) Merry Christmas, Selamat Hari Natal
Congo (CD) Joyeux Noel
Central African Republic (CF) Joyeux Noel
Congo (CG) Joyeux Noel
Switzerland (CH) Fröhlichi Wiehnacht, Joyeux Noel
Cote D'ivoire (CI) Joyeux Noel
Cook Islands (CK) Merry Christmas, Kia orana e kia manuia rava i teia Kiritime
Chile (CL) Feliz Navidad
Cameroon (CM) Merry Christmas, Joyeux Noel
China (CN) Sheng Tan Kuai Loh
Colombia (CO) Feliz Navidad para todos
Costa Rica (CR) Feliz Navidad
Cuba (CU) Feliz Navidad
Cape Verde (CV) Boas Festas
Christmas Island (CX) Merry Christmas
Cyprus (CY) Eftihismena Christougenna, Noeliniz kutlu olsun ve yeni yili
Czech Republic (CZ) Vesele Vanoce
Germany (DE) Frohliche Weihnachten
Djibouti (DJ) Joyeux Noel, Mboni Chrismen
Denmark (DK) Glaedelig Jul
Dominica (DM) Merry Christmas
Dominican Republic (DO) Feliz Navidad
Algeria (DZ) Mboni Chrismenjoyeaux noel
Ecuador (EC) Feliz Navidad
Estonia (EE) Haid Joule, Rôômsaid Jôule
Egypt (EG) Mboni Chrismen
Eritrea (ER) Melkam Yelidet Beaal, Poket Kristmet
Spain (ES) Feliz Navidad
Ethiopia (ET) Melkam Yelidet Beaal, Poket Kristmet, Merry Christmas
Finland (FI) Hauskaa Joulua
Fiji (FJ) Merry Christmas
Falkland Islands (Malvinas) (FK) Merry Christmas
Federated States of Mirconesia (FM) Merry Christmas
Faroe Islands (FO) Gledhilig jol
France (FR) Joyeux Noel
Gabon (GA) Joyeux Noel
United Kingdom (GB) Happy Christmas, Nadolig Llawen (Wales)
Grenada (GD) Merry Christmas
Georgia (GE) Gilotsavt Krist'es Shobas
French Guiana (GF) Joyeux Noel
Ghana (GH) Afishapa
Gibraltar (GI) Merry Christmas, Feliz Navidad
Greenland (GL) Glædelig Jul, Juullimi Ukiortaassamilu Pilluarit
Gambia (GM) Merry Christmas
Guinea (GN) Joyeux Noel
Guadeloupe (GP) Joyeux Noel
Equatorial Guinea (GQ) Joyeux Noel, Feliz Navidad
Greece (GR) Eftihismena Christougenna
Guatemala (GT) Feliz Navidad
Guam (GU) Merry Christmas, Felis Pasgua
Guinea-bissau (GW) Boas Festas
Guyana (GY) Merry Christmas
Hong Kong (HK) Sing dan fiy loc, Merry Christmas
Honduras (HN) Feliz Navidad
Haiti (HT) Jwaye Nwel
Hungary (HU) Boldog Karácsonyt
Indonesia (ID) Salamet Hari Natal
Ireland (IE) Nollaig Shona dhuit
Israel (IL) Mo'adim Lesimkha
India (IN) Shub Christu Jayanti
British Indian Ocean Territory (IO) Happy Christmas
Iraq (IQ) Idah Saidan Wasanah Jadidah
Islamic Republic of Iran (IR) Christmas Mobarrak
Iceland (IS) Gleðileg Jól
Italy (IT) Buon Natale
Jamaica (JM) Merry Christmas
Jordan (JO) Mboni Chrismen, Merry Christmas
Japan (JP) Merii Kurisumasu
Kenya (KE) Merry Christmas
Kyrgyzstan (KG) Hristos Razdajetsja
Kiribati (KI) Merry Christmas
Comoros (KM) Joyeux Noel, Mboni Chrismen
Saint Kitts and Nevis (KN) Happy Christmas
Korea (KP) Sung Tan Chuk Ha
Republic of Korea (KR) Sungtan Chukha
Kuwait (KW) Mboni Chrismen, Merry Christmas
Cayman Islands (KY) Merry Christmas
Kazakhstan (KZ) Hristos Razdajetsja, Rozdjestvom Hristovim
Lebanon (LB) Milad Majeed
Saint Lucia (LC) Happy Christmas
Liechtenstein (LI) Frohliche Weihnachten
Sri Lanka (LK) Subha nath thalak Vewa
Liberia (LR) Happy Christmas
Lesotho (LS) Happy Christmas
Lithuania (LT) Laimingu Kaledu
Luxembourg (LU) Schéi Krëschtdeeg
Latvia (LV) Priecigus ziemassvetkus!
Libyan Arab Jamahiriya (LY) Mboni Chrismen, Buon Natale, Happy Christmas
Morocco (MA) Mboni Chrismen
Monaco (MC) Festusu Natale
Republic of Moldova (MD) Craciun fericit si un An Nou fericit!
Madagascar (MG) Joyeux Noel, Arahaba tratry ny Krismasy
Marshall islands (MH) Monono ilo raaneoan Nejin
Macedonia (MK) Streken Bozhik
Mali (ML) Joyeux Noel
Macau (MO) Boas Festas, Sing dan fiy loc
Northern Mariana Islands (MP) Filis Pasgua, Merry Christmas
Martinique (MQ) Joyeux Noel, --
Montserrat (MS) Merry Christmas
Malta (MT) Il-Milied it-Tajjeb
Mauritius (MU) Merry Christmas
Malawi (MW) Merry Christmas, Moni Wa Chikondwelero Cha X'mas
Mexico (MX) Feliz Navidad
Malaysia (MY) Selamat Hari Krimas
Mozambique (MZ) Boas Festas
Namibia (NA) Geseende Kersfees
New Caledonia (NC) Joyeux Noel
Niger (NE) Joyeux Noel
Norfolk Island (NF) Merry Christmas
Nigeria (NG) Merry Christmas
Nicaragua (NI) Feliz Navidad
Netherlands (NL) Prettige Kerstdagen
Norway (NO) Gledelig Jul
Nepal (NP) krist Yesu Ko Shuva Janma Utsav Ko Upalaxhma Hardik Shuva
New zealand (NZ) Happy Christmas
Oman (OM) Mboni Chrismenmerry christmas
Panama (PA) Feliz Navidad
Peru (PE) Feliz Navidad
French Polynesia (PF) Joyeux Noel, La ora i te Noera
Papua New Guinea (PG) Bikpela hamamas blong dispela Krismas
Philippines (PH) Maligayang Pasko
Pakistan (PK) Bara Din Mubarrak Ho
Poland (PL) Wesolych Swiat
St. Pierre and Miquelon (PM) Joyeux Noel
Pitcairn (PN) Merry Christmas
Puerto Rico (PR) Feliz Navidad, Felices Pascuas, Felicidades
Portugal (PT) Boas Festas
Palau (PW) Merry Christmas
Paraguay (PY) Feliz Navidad
Qatar (QA) Mboni Chrismen
Reunion (RE) Joyeux Noel
Romania (RO) Sarbatori vesele
Russian Federation (RU) Hristos Razdajetsja, Rozdjestvom Hristovim
Rwanda (RW) Noheli Nziza
Saudi Arabia (SA) Mboni Chrismen
Seychelles (SC) Happy Christmas, Joyeux Noel
Sudan (SD) Wilujeng Natal
Sweden (SE) God Jul
Singapore (SG) Sheng Tan Kuai Loh
St. Helena (SH) Happy Christmas
Slovenia (SI) Srecen Bozic
Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands (SJ) Hristos Razdajetsja, Gledelig Jul
Slovakia (Slovak Republic) (SK) Vesele Vianoce
Sierra Leone (SL) Happy Christmas
San Marino (SM) Buon Natale
Senegal (SN) Joyeux Noel
Suriname (SR) Zalig Kersfeest, Wang swietie Kresnetie
Sao Tome and Principe (ST) Boas Festas
El Salvador (SV) Feliz Navidad
Syrian Arab Republic (SY) Mboni Chrismen
Swaziland (SZ) Happy Christmas
Turks and Caicos Islands (TC) Happy Christmas
Chad (TD) Joyeux Noel, Mboni Chrismen
Togo (TG) Joyeux Noel
Thailand (TH) Ewadee Pe-e Mai
Tokelau (TK) Merry Christmas
Tunisia (TN) Mboni Chrismen
Tonga (TO) Kilisimasi Fiefia
Turkey (TR) Mutlu Noeller
Trinidad and Tobago (TT) Happy Christmas
Taiwan (TW) Kung His Hsin Nien bing Chu Shen Tan
Tanzania (TZ) Krismas Njema Na Heri Za Mwaka Mpya, Happy Christmas
Ukraine (UA) Veseloho Vam Rizdva
Uganda (UG) Webale Krismasi
United States (US) Merry Christmas
Uruguay (UY) Feliz Navidad
Saint Vincent and The Grenadines (VC) Happy Christmas
Venezuela (VE) Feliz Navidad
Virgin islands (U.S.) (VI) Merry Christmas
Viet Nam (VN) Chuc mung Giang Sinh
Vanuatu (VU) Merry Christmas, Joyeux Noel
Wallis and Futuna Islands (WF) Joyeux Noel
Samoa (WS) Ia Manuia Le Kilisimasi
Yemen (YE) Mboni Chrismen
Mayotte (YT) Krismas Njema Na Heri Za Mwaka Mpya, Joyeux Noel
Yugoslavia (YU) Cestitamo Bozic
South Africa (ZA) Geseënde Kersfees, Happy Christmas
Zambia (ZM) Happy Christmas
Zimbabwe (ZW) Happy Christmas

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