Christmas day is recognize allover the world where Christians celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ. 25th of December of each year is always marked by Christians to celebrate Christmas. It is a special day to many people worldwide.
But the day is not recognized by some countries as they don't believe in it. Mostly, the Islamic countries do not celebrate this particular day. Countries like Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Russia, Serbia, Ukraine in Europe do not recognize this day.
In Africa, the countries that do not celebrate Christmas include Algeria, Chad, Congo, Egypt, Eritrea, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Senegal, Somalia and Sudan. While in Asia we have Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Laos, Mongolia, Nepal, Oman, Tajikistan, Thailand, The Maldives, Vietnam, and North Korea. In the Middle East, we have Afghanistan, Iran, Israel, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Turkmenistan, Turkey, UAE, Uzbekistan and Yemen. Mostly they are taken as Valentine days rather than religious days.
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