Atlantique, Benin

Accurate, up-to-date public holidays, bank holidays, and observances in Atlantique, Benin for 2025 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.

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Date Weekday Name Notes
January 1st Wednesday New Year's Day
January 10th Friday Traditional Day Long weekend.
March 20th Thursday March Equinox
March 31st Monday Festival of Breaking the Fast Long weekend.
April 20th Sunday Easter
April 21st Monday Easter Monday Long weekend.
May 1st Thursday Labor Day
May 14th Wednesday Mother's Day
May 29th Thursday Feast of the Ascension of Jesus Christ
June 7th Saturday Feast of the Sacrifice
June 9th Monday Pentecost Monday Long weekend.
June 21st Saturday June Solstice
August 1st Friday Independence Day Long weekend.
August 15th Friday Assumption of Mary Long weekend.
September 5th Friday Birth of the Prophet Long weekend.
September 22nd Monday September Equinox Long weekend.
October 26th Sunday Armed Forces Day
November 1st Saturday All Saints' Day
November 30th Sunday National Day
December 21st Sunday December Solstice
December 24th Wednesday Christmas Eve
December 25th Thursday Christmas Day
December 26th Friday Boxing Day Long weekend.
December 31st Wednesday 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.

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To retrieve this list of holidays, simply make a GET request to /v1/holidays:
GET /v1/holidays
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$ curl -G -d country="BJ-AQ" -d year="2025" -d pretty
-d key="__YOUR_API_KEY__"
"https://holidayapi.com/v1/holidays"
import "github.com/joshtronic/go-holidayapi"
hapi := holidayapi.NewV1("__YOUR_API_KEY__")
holidays, err := hapi.Holidays(map[string]interface{}{
  "country": "BJ-AQ",
  "year": "2025",
})
import { HolidayAPI } from 'holidayapi';
const key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
const holidayApi = new HolidayAPI({ key });
holidayApi.holidays({
  country: 'BJ-AQ',
  year: '2025',
});
$key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__';
$holiday_api = new \HolidayAPI\Client(['key' => $key]);
$holidays = $holiday_api->holidays([
  'country' => 'BJ-AQ',
  'year' => '2025',
]);
$Body = @{}
$Body.key = "__YOUR_API_KEY__"
$Body.country = "BJ-AQ"
$Body.year = "2025"
$Result = Invoke-RestMethod -Uri $Url -Body $Body
$Result.holidays
import holidayapi
key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
hapi = holidayapi.v1(key)
holidays = hapi.holidays({
  'country': 'BJ-AQ',
  'year': '2025',
})
require 'ruby-holidayapi'
key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
hapi = HolidayAPI::V1.new(key)
holidays = hapi.holidays({
  'country': 'BJ-AQ',
  'year': '2025',
})