Disney by the Numbers Orlando, florida, christmas 2016

Walt Disney World resort sits in 43 square miles of privately owned land - bigger than the city of San Francisco!

There are 27 themed resort hotels, 9 non-Disney hotels, 3 golf courses, 2 water parks and, most importantly, 4 theme parks....

The Magic Kingdom - the most visited theme park in the world for the past ten years, hosting 20.49 million guests in 2015!
Epcot - Dedicated to the celebration of human achievement, in the form of technological innovation and international culture.
The Animal Kingdom - accredited by the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums - populated with animals real, ancient and imagined!
Disney Hollywood Studios - Dedicated to show business; including film, TV, music and theatre, drawing inspiration from the heyday of Hollywood, California in the 1930s and 1940s.

The park provides jobs for more than 62,000 people. Beneath the Magic Kingdom is a vast network of tunnels called 'Utilidors', used for access by cast members. The main, circular tunnel at its heart is more than a mile and a quarter in length.

The Magic Kingdom

100,000 guests is the maximum capacity for the Magic Kingdom alone. The park last reached capacity on New Years Eve.


4% of all amateur photography is estimated to be taken at Walt Disney World and its older sibling, Disneyland in California.

The Animal Kingdom

Useless fact: Around 200,000 miles of toilet paper are used annually. Crikey!

Disney Hollywood Studios
The park's transport system is unique, providing Ferryboats....
Water Taxis....
Trains, Coaches and Trams, to transport guests between parks and hotels.

Each of the Theme Parks hosts a nightly firework display.

Magic Kingdom and Epcot Fireworks

3,700 different costume designs make up a working wardrobe of around 1.8 million pieces.

Oh, and did I mention roller coasters...?


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