"On the first day of Christmas, my true love gave to me..." "The Twelve Days of Christmas" is a popular song. In the U.S., Christmas begins on December 25th. It goes on until January 6th. In Sweden, it lasts for 20 days.
Sweden is a country in Europe. It is mostly covered with forests. There are some mountains. There are a few lakes and rivers. There are about nine million people living there.
Holidays are important. In Sweden, most people celebrate Christmas. It is called Jul. It is celebrated on December 25th. The holiday goes on for 20 days.