Couffo, Benin

Accurate, up-to-date public holidays, bank holidays, and observances in Couffo, Benin for 2019 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 Tuesday New Year's Day
January 10th Thursday Traditional Day
March 20th Wednesday March Equinox
April 21st Sunday Easter
April 22nd Monday Easter Monday
May 1st Wednesday Labor Day
May 14th Tuesday Mother's Day
May 30th Thursday Feast of the Ascension of Jesus Christ
June 4th Tuesday Festival of Breaking the Fast
June 10th Monday Pentecost Monday
June 21st Friday June Solstice
August 1st Thursday Independence Day
August 11th Sunday Feast of the Sacrifice
August 15th Thursday Assumption of Mary
September 23rd Monday September Equinox
October 26th Saturday Armed Forces Day
November 1st Friday All Saints' Day
November 9th Saturday Birth of the Prophet
November 30th Saturday National Day
December 22nd Sunday December Solstice
December 24th Tuesday Christmas Eve
December 25th Wednesday Christmas Day
December 26th Thursday Boxing Day
December 31st Tuesday 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-KO" -d year="2019" -d pretty
-d key="__YOUR_API_KEY__"
"https://holidayapi.com/v1/holidays"