Central, Botswana

Accurate, up-to-date public holidays, bank holidays, and observances in Central, Botswana for 2018 ready to be integrated into your application.

On September 30, 1996, Bechuanaland declared independence from the British Empire, and was renamed the Republic of Botswana. Nearly 70% of the country lies in the Kalahari Desert. Nearly 20% of the population of Botswana is infected with the HIV/AIDS virus. Botswana’s economy relies upon mining, cattle and tourism.

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Date Weekday Name Notes
January 1st Monday New Year's Day Long weekend.
March 3rd Saturday World Wildlife Day
March 20th Tuesday March Equinox
March 30th Friday Good Friday Long weekend.
April 1st Sunday Easter
April 2nd Monday Easter Monday Long weekend.
May 1st Tuesday Labor Day
May 10th Thursday Feast of the Ascension of Jesus Christ
May 13th Sunday Mother's Day
June 21st Thursday June Solstice
June 30th Saturday International Asteroid Day
July 1st Sunday Sir Seretse Khama Day
July 16th Monday Presidents' Day Long weekend.
July 18th Wednesday Nelson Mandela International Day
September 23rd Sunday September Equinox
September 30th Sunday Botswana Day
October 1st Monday Botswana Day Holiday Long weekend.
December 21st Friday December Solstice
December 24th Monday Christmas Eve
December 25th Tuesday Christmas Day
December 26th Wednesday Boxing Day
December 31st Monday 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="BW-CE" -d year="2018" -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": "BW-CE",
  "year": "2018",
})
import { HolidayAPI } from 'holidayapi';
const key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
const holidayApi = new HolidayAPI({ key });
holidayApi.holidays({
  country: 'BW-CE',
  year: '2018',
});
$key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__';
$holiday_api = new \HolidayAPI\Client(['key' => $key]);
$holidays = $holiday_api->holidays([
  'country' => 'BW-CE',
  'year' => '2018',
]);
$Body = @{}
$Body.key = "__YOUR_API_KEY__"
$Body.country = "BW-CE"
$Body.year = "2018"
$Result = Invoke-RestMethod -Uri $Url -Body $Body
$Result.holidays
import holidayapi
key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
hapi = holidayapi.v1(key)
holidays = hapi.holidays({
  'country': 'BW-CE',
  'year': '2018',
})
require 'ruby-holidayapi'
key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
hapi = HolidayAPI::V1.new(key)
holidays = hapi.holidays({
  'country': 'BW-CE',
  'year': '2018',
})