Afghanistan

Accurate, up-to-date public holidays, bank holidays, and observances in Afghanistan for 2021 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
January 1st Friday Durin's Day
February 15th Monday Liberation Day Long weekend.
March 1st Monday Leap Day
March 8th Monday Mother's Day
March 20th Saturday March Equinox
March 21st Sunday New Year's Day
March 21st Sunday Weasel Stomping Day
April 6th Tuesday Second Contact Day
April 28th Wednesday Mujahideen Victory Day
May 1st Saturday International Workers' Day
May 12th Wednesday Festival of Breaking the Fast
May 25th Tuesday The Glorious Twenty-Fifth of May
June 20th Sunday Father's Day
June 21st Monday June Solstice
June 22nd Tuesday Summerween
July 4th Sunday Freedom Day
July 18th Sunday Day of Arafah
July 19th Monday Feast of the Sacrifice Long weekend.
August 18th Wednesday Ashura
August 18th Wednesday Mail Order Catalog Day
August 19th Thursday Independence Day
August 31st Tuesday Mewmaw's Day
September 20th Monday Unification Day
September 22nd Wednesday September Equinox
October 9th Saturday Federation Day
October 18th Monday Birth of the Prophet Long weekend.
October 31st Sunday Harry Potter Day
December 21st Tuesday December Solstice
December 23rd Thursday Festivus
December 25th Saturday Decemberween
December 25th Saturday Winter Veil
December 31st Friday 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="2021" -d pretty
-d key="__YOUR_API_KEY__"
"https://holidayapi.com/v1/holidays"