In its present form, it dates to about the 15th century: The choice of that day was, of course, wholly arbitrary, for neither the exact date not the period of the year at which the birth of Christ occurred is known. Throughout the Christian world the 25th of December is celebrated as the birthday of Jesus Christ.

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Bold indicates major holidays commonly celebrated in Algeria, which often represent the major celebrations of the month. Also, resistance to giving gift cards continues to decline: