Borgou, Benin

Accurate, up-to-date public holidays, bank holidays, and observances in Borgou, Benin for 2020 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 Wednesday New Year's Day
January 10th Friday Traditional Day
March 20th Friday March Equinox
April 12th Sunday Easter
April 13th Monday Easter Monday
May 1st Friday Labor Day
May 14th Thursday Mother's Day
May 21st Thursday Feast of the Ascension of Jesus Christ
May 23rd Saturday Festival of Breaking the Fast
June 1st Monday Pentecost Monday
June 20th Saturday June Solstice
July 30th Thursday Feast of the Sacrifice
August 1st Saturday Independence Day
August 15th Saturday Assumption of Mary
September 22nd Tuesday September Equinox
October 26th Monday Armed Forces Day
October 28th Wednesday Birth of the Prophet
November 1st Sunday All Saints' Day
November 30th Monday National Day
December 21st Monday December Solstice
December 24th Thursday Christmas Eve
December 25th Friday Christmas Day
December 26th Saturday Boxing Day
December 31st Thursday 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-BO" -d year="2020" -d pretty
-d key="__YOUR_API_KEY__"
"https://holidayapi.com/v1/holidays"