Plateau, Benin

Accurate, up-to-date public holidays, bank holidays, and observances in Plateau, Benin for 2021 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 Friday New Year's Day Long weekend.
January 10th Sunday Traditional Day
March 3rd Wednesday World Wildlife Day
March 20th Saturday March Equinox
April 4th Sunday Easter
April 5th Monday Easter Monday Long weekend.
May 1st Saturday Labor Day
May 12th Wednesday Festival of Breaking the Fast
May 13th Thursday Feast of the Ascension of Jesus Christ
May 14th Friday Mother's Day
May 24th Monday Pentecost Monday Long weekend.
June 21st Monday June Solstice
June 30th Wednesday International Asteroid Day
July 18th Sunday Nelson Mandela International Day
July 19th Monday Feast of the Sacrifice Long weekend.
August 1st Sunday Independence Day
August 15th Sunday Assumption of Mary
September 22nd Wednesday September Equinox
October 18th Monday Birth of the Prophet Long weekend.
October 26th Tuesday Armed Forces Day
November 1st Monday All Saints' Day Long weekend.
November 30th Tuesday National Day
December 21st Tuesday December Solstice
December 24th Friday Christmas Eve
December 25th Saturday Christmas Day
December 26th Sunday Boxing Day
December 31st Friday 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.

We are continuously monitoring for changes to this data to ensure we're providing the most accurate information possible.
If you happen to notice a mistake, please get in touch.
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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-PL" -d year="2021" -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-PL",
  "year": "2021",
})
import { HolidayAPI } from 'holidayapi';
const key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
const holidayApi = new HolidayAPI({ key });
holidayApi.holidays({
  country: 'BJ-PL',
  year: '2021',
});
$key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__';
$holiday_api = new \HolidayAPI\Client(['key' => $key]);
$holidays = $holiday_api->holidays([
  'country' => 'BJ-PL',
  'year' => '2021',
]);
$Body = @{}
$Body.key = "__YOUR_API_KEY__"
$Body.country = "BJ-PL"
$Body.year = "2021"
$Result = Invoke-RestMethod -Uri $Url -Body $Body
$Result.holidays
import holidayapi
key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
hapi = holidayapi.v1(key)
holidays = hapi.holidays({
  'country': 'BJ-PL',
  'year': '2021',
})
require 'ruby-holidayapi'
key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
hapi = HolidayAPI::V1.new(key)
holidays = hapi.holidays({
  'country': 'BJ-PL',
  'year': '2021',
})