SANTA Claus visits every child in the world on Christmas Eve, delivering gifts for them to open on Xmas Day.
But when does Father Christmas leave the North Pole, what is his delivery route and where is he now?
As of December 23 2020, Santa is currently at his home in the North Pole.
He will depart his home to deliver presents tomorrow, on Christmas Eve and travel an estimated 510,000,000 km in just one night.
With Santa having to move EXTREMELY fast to reach everybody, the best way way to check whether Santa is near your home is to follow our live blog below for the very latest updates on his location.
HOW TO TRACK SANTA CLAUS THIS CHRISTMAS
Every year, as Santa sets off on his sleigh from Lapland, the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) track his journey across the world on Christmas Eve, December 24.
Those wishing to watch Santa’s journey across the world this Christmas and monitor his progress can do so via the NORAD Santa website, where a digital Santa on his sleigh pulled by reindeer traverses a 3D map of the world for 24 hours in the build up to Christmas Day.
Google also have their own Santa tracker which launches on December 24 and lets you track Santa Claus.
Their website santatracker.google.com currently has an array of fun games and activities for children to play in the build up to Christmas Eve, before their annual Santa tracker launches.
SANTA IS LEAVING HOME IN 17 HOURS
It’s not long left now until Santa leaves home.
The official Santa tracker countdown says it is 17 hours until he gets on his sleigh and departs.
Children all across the world will be pleased to know that he’ll be bringing lots of presents in tow.
Father Christmas and his reindeer have an estimated 510,000,000 km to travel in order to visit every home on his list – a number which would mean he would have to drop in on 390,000 homes per minute.
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