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The biggest Christmas Trees of 2012 – from New York and Washington to London, Bussels and Hong Kong

by | 9th, December 2012

WHO has the biggest, flashiest, most God-fearing, greenhouse gas emitting Christmas tree of 2012?

WASHINGTON DC

Look out Iran!

Workers deliver the 2012 Capitol Christmas Tree, a 73 foot Engelmann Spruce from the White River National Forest, near Meeker, Colo., at the Capitol in Washington, Monday, Nov. 26, 2012. The 74 year-old tree will be decorated with more than 5,000 handmade ornaments and will be illuminated on Dec. 4, 2012. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)


President Barack Obama, second from right, first lady Michelle Obama, center, Sasha Obama, Malia Obama and Michelle Obama’s mother Marian Robinson, left of center, and others participate in the 90th annual National Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony on the Ellipse south of the White House, Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

SACRAMENTO

The State Capitol Christmas Tree glows from 10,000 ultra-low watt LED lights after it was turned on during ceremonies at the in Sacramento, Calif., Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012. Along with lights, hundreds of hand-crafted ornaments made by children and adults with developmental disabilities adorn the 50-foot white fir tree developmental disabilities.(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

POLAND

Workers assemble and decorate a giant Christmas Tree in front of the Royal Castle in fine weather for this time of the year in Warsaw, Poland, on Monday, Nov. 26, 2012. Christmas is eagerly celebrated in the predominantly Catholic Poland . (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)

LANSING

Spectators mill around the official state Christmas tree following a lighting ceremony, Friday, Nov. 16, 2012, in Lansing, Mich. The event was part of the 28th annual Silver Bells in the City celebration. This year’s state tree is a 75-foot-tall Concolor Fir tree from Jackson, Mich., donated by Anthony and Stephanie LaPorte. (AP Photo/Al Goldis)

THE VATICAN


Pope Benedict XVI is framed by a Christmas tree during the Angelus prayer he delivered from his studio window overlooking St. Peter’s square at the Vatican, Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

Workers place a 24-meter (78 feet) Christmas tree in St. Peter’s Square, at the Vatican, Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012. The tree is a gift from the community of Pescopennataro, in the Italian region of Molise, and will be lit during a ceremony on Dec. 14. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

NEW YORK

 

HONG KONG

A Christmas tree is displayed at a shopping mall as the territory prepares to celebrate the Christmas holidays, in Hong Kong Monday, Nov. 26, 2012. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)

MOSCOW

Municipal workers decorate a huge Christmas tree in Red Square, with St. Basil Cathedral partially seen at right, in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012. A snowfall hit Moscow on Wednesday with temperatures falling to about 0 Centigrade 32 degrees Fahrenheit. (AP Photo/Misha Japaridze)

LONDON

A general view of the Christmas tree in Trafalgar Square, London.

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