Donga, Benin

Accurate, up-to-date public holidays, bank holidays, and observances in Donga, Benin for 2023 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 Sunday New Year's Day
January 10th Tuesday Traditional Day
March 20th Monday March Equinox
April 9th Sunday Easter
April 10th Monday Easter Monday Long weekend.
April 22nd Saturday Festival of Breaking the Fast
May 1st Monday Labor Day Long weekend.
May 14th Sunday Mother's Day
May 18th Thursday Feast of the Ascension of Jesus Christ
May 29th Monday Pentecost Monday Long weekend.
June 21st Wednesday June Solstice
August 1st Tuesday Independence Day
August 15th Tuesday Assumption of Mary
September 23rd Saturday September Equinox
October 26th Thursday Armed Forces Day
November 1st Wednesday All Saints' Day
November 30th Thursday National Day
December 22nd Friday December Solstice
December 24th Sunday Christmas Eve
December 25th Monday Christmas Day Long weekend.
December 26th Tuesday Boxing Day
December 31st Sunday 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-DO" -d year="2023" -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-DO",
  "year": "2023",
})
import { HolidayAPI } from 'holidayapi';
const key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
const holidayApi = new HolidayAPI({ key });
holidayApi.holidays({
  country: 'BJ-DO',
  year: '2023',
});
$key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__';
$holiday_api = new \HolidayAPI\Client(['key' => $key]);
$holidays = $holiday_api->holidays([
  'country' => 'BJ-DO',
  'year' => '2023',
]);
$Body = @{}
$Body.key = "__YOUR_API_KEY__"
$Body.country = "BJ-DO"
$Body.year = "2023"
$Result = Invoke-RestMethod -Uri $Url -Body $Body
$Result.holidays
import holidayapi
key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
hapi = holidayapi.v1(key)
holidays = hapi.holidays({
  'country': 'BJ-DO',
  'year': '2023',
})
require 'ruby-holidayapi'
key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
hapi = HolidayAPI::V1.new(key)
holidays = hapi.holidays({
  'country': 'BJ-DO',
  'year': '2023',
})