Countries and their Christmas Traditions

Challenge #61 in the Just Because series. Hosted by AussieJo.
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Show me how Christmas is celebrated around the world. Please state the name of the country the photo is from (mandatory), and if you want to put more details in the description to explain more of the traditions it would be a great learning experience for us all (optional).
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Rathaus Wien
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The Rathaus, or Town Hall, in Vienna, Austria with it's Christmas market in full swing.
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Submitted: Tuesday, 3rd January, 2012 20:51 (GMT)
Taken: Sunday, 5th December, 2010
Focal length: 18 mm
Shutter speed: 1/8 sec
Aperture: F4
ISO: 100
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