Paktīkā, Afghanistan

Accurate, up-to-date public holidays, bank holidays, and observances in Paktīkā, Afghanistan for 2016 ready to be integrated into your application.

Afghanistan is a country located in South-Central Asia, whose earlier days had ties with the Silk Road, blending Asian and Middle Eastern cultures. Throughout the years, many great wars have been fought on this land, giving it the title, “the graveyard of empires.” On April 21, 1709, Afghanistan was officially founded as the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan.

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Date Weekday Name Notes
February 15th Monday Liberation Day
March 3rd Thursday World Wildlife Day
March 8th Tuesday Mother's Day
March 20th Sunday New Year's Day
March 20th Sunday March Equinox
April 28th Thursday Mujahideen Victory Day
May 1st Sunday International Workers' Day
June 19th Sunday Father's Day
June 20th Monday June Solstice
June 30th Thursday International Asteroid Day
July 6th Wednesday Festival of Breaking the Fast Long weekend.
July 18th Monday Nelson Mandela International Day
August 19th Friday Independence Day
September 11th Sunday Day of Arafah
September 12th Monday Feast of the Sacrifice
September 22nd Thursday September Equinox
October 11th Tuesday Ashura
December 11th Sunday Birth of the Prophet
December 21st Wednesday December Solstice
December 31st Saturday New Year's Eve
Public holidays (national, legal, government, civic, etc) are denoted in bold.
Holiday data for far-reaching years is subject to change due to laws and government decrees.
Long weekends are based on non-working days and not Saturday and Sunday explicitly.

We are continuously monitoring for changes to this data to ensure we're providing the most accurate information possible.
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To retrieve this list of holidays, simply make a GET request to /v1/holidays:
GET /v1/holidays
$ curl -G -d country="AF-PKA" -d year="2016" -d pretty
-d key="__YOUR_API_KEY__"
import ""
hapi := holidayapi.NewV1("__YOUR_API_KEY__")
holidays, err := hapi.Holidays(map[string]interface{}{
  "country": "AF-PKA",
  "year": "2016",
import { HolidayAPI } from 'holidayapi';
const key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
const holidayApi = new HolidayAPI({ key });
  country: 'AF-PKA',
  year: '2016',
$key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__';
$holiday_api = new \HolidayAPI\Client(['key' => $key]);
$holidays = $holiday_api->holidays([
  'country' => 'AF-PKA',
  'year' => '2016',
$Body = @{}
$Body.key = "__YOUR_API_KEY__"
$ = "AF-PKA"
$Body.year = "2016"
$Result = Invoke-RestMethod -Uri $Url -Body $Body
import holidayapi
key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
hapi = holidayapi.v1(key)
holidays = hapi.holidays({
  'country': 'AF-PKA',
  'year': '2016',
require 'ruby-holidayapi'
key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
hapi =
holidays = hapi.holidays({
  'country': 'AF-PKA',
  'year': '2016',