Afghanistan

Accurate, up-to-date public holidays, bank holidays, and observances in Afghanistan for 2019 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.

Date Weekday Name Notes
February 15th Friday Liberation Day Long weekend.
February 23rd Saturday Founder's Day
March 1st Friday Leap Day
March 8th Friday Mother's Day
March 20th Wednesday March Equinox
March 21st Thursday New Year's Day
April 5th Friday First Contact Day
April 28th Sunday Mujahideen Victory Day
May 1st Wednesday International Workers' Day
May 25th Saturday The Glorious Twenty-Fifth of May
June 4th Tuesday Festival of Breaking the Fast
June 16th Sunday Father's Day
June 21st Friday June Solstice
August 10th Saturday Day of Arafah
August 11th Sunday Feast of the Sacrifice
August 18th Sunday Mail Order Catalog Day
August 19th Monday Independence Day Long weekend.
September 9th Monday Ashura Long weekend.
September 20th Friday Unification Day
September 23rd Monday September Equinox
November 9th Saturday Birth of the Prophet
November 24th Sunday Hogswatch
December 22nd Sunday December Solstice
December 31st Tuesday 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.

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To retrieve this list of holidays, simply make a GET request to /v1/holidays:
$ curl -G -d country="AF" -d year="2019" -d pretty
-d key="__YOUR_API_KEY__"
"https://holidayapi.com/v1/holidays"