LEGO was started by Ole Kirk Kristiansen in 1932. The Company has passed from generation to generation since and is still owned by the family.
The name LEGO comes from the Danish words "leg godt", meaning "play well".
420 sets in a minute
25,200 sets in a hour
604,800 sets in a day
Equaling a staggering 220,752,000 sets in a year.
LEGO can be purchased from many shops both on the High Street or online.
You can buy direct from Lego online from their UK website LEGO®. Lego also offer the fantastic, LEGO® Design byMe, which lets you design and build your own Lego designs.