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Where Does Santa Claus Live?

Map of Locations where Santa Claus is supposed to live

It is really hard to say where Santa Claus actually lives. There are a lot of countries in Europe and even one in North America which lay claim to his residence.

Though the general belief is that the residence of Santa lies at the North Pole; however, every country has its own opinion regarding his residence. The North American tradition states that the residence of Santa Claus is located at the North Pole within the jurisdiction of Canada.

A city named the North Pole exists in Alaska, USA. A prime attraction of the city is the Santa Claus House. People of every Nordic country claim that Santa lives in their territory. The Finnish believe Korvatunturi to be the home of Santa. In 1985, Rovaniemi was declared Santa Claus’ official hometown. For the Danish, it is in Greenland. The Norwegians say, Santa lives in Drøbak, which is a town in Akershus county, Norway. As per a myth, Santa’s workshop is located in Sweden, thus Mora, a town in the country, comprises a theme park called Tomteland based on the Christmas character.

Santa is a legendary character who is said to bring awesome goodies to the homes of children who have been nice throughout the year. Santa delivers the gifts on Christmas Eve or in the early hours of Christmas morning, dressed in a red coat, red trousers, and black leather boots. He also has a white bear and is slated to often say Ho Ho Ho. Santa’s legend can be traced to St. Nicholas, who was a saint and lived in Turkey. He was noted for his kindness and acts of helping the poor. During the Middle Ages, children were given gifts on the evening before his name day of 6th of December. Over time this has changed to December 24/25 and St Nicholas became Santa Claus.

No matter where Santa lives, he is very busy right now packing gifts for the little ones to be delivered on Christmas.

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