Atlantique, Benin

Accurate, up-to-date public holidays, bank holidays, and observances in Atlantique, Benin for 2018 ready to be integrated into your application.

Known to be the birthplace of vodun (voodoo) is the West Aftican country of Dahomey, now called Benin. This regoin of Africa was referred to as the Slave Coast during the 17th century, as many African’s were enslaved and shipped to the New World via the Eurpoean slave trade. This farming country produces and exports cotton and palm oil. Benin became a country on August 1, 1960 and was named the Republic of Benin in 1991.

Date Weekday Name
January 1st Monday New Year's Day
January 10th Wednesday Traditional Day
March 20th Tuesday March Equinox
April 1st Sunday Easter
April 2nd Monday Easter Monday
May 1st Tuesday Labor Day
May 10th Thursday Feast of the Ascension of Jesus Christ
May 14th Monday Mother's Day
May 21st Monday Pentecost Monday
June 14th Thursday Festival of Breaking the Fast
June 21st Thursday June Solstice
August 1st Wednesday Independence Day
August 15th Wednesday Assumption of Mary
August 21st Tuesday Feast of the Sacrifice
September 23rd Sunday September Equinox
October 26th Friday Armed Forces Day
November 1st Thursday All Saints' Day
November 20th Tuesday Birth of the Prophet
November 30th Friday National Day
December 21st Friday December Solstice
December 24th Monday Christmas Eve
December 25th Tuesday Christmas Day
December 26th Wednesday Boxing Day
December 31st Monday New Year's Eve
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To retrieve this list of holidays, simply make a GET request to /v1/holidays:
$ curl -G -d country="BJ-AQ" -d year="2018" -d pretty
-d key="__YOUR_API_KEY__"
"https://holidayapi.com/v1/holidays"