Democratic Republic of the Congo

Accurate, up-to-date public holidays, bank holidays, and observances in the Democratic Republic of the Congo for 2021 ready to be integrated into your application.

Congo was founded on November 17, 1879. The Congo, also known as the Dempcratic Republic of the Congo, (the DR Congo) is a Central African country. From 1971-1997, the Congo was called Zaire. The territory of the Congo dates back to around 90,000 years ago, where Central African foragers roamed the land. Located in the Congo Basin, mountain gorillas, elephants and lions make the Congo their home.

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Date Weekday Name Notes
January 1st Friday New Year's Day Long weekend.
January 4th Monday Martyrs' Day Long weekend.
January 16th Saturday Anniversary of President Laurent Kabila’s Assassination
January 16th Saturday Anniversary of Prime Minister Patrice Emery Lumumba’s Assassination (Observed)
January 17th Sunday Anniversary of Prime Minister Patrice Emery Lumumba’s Assassination
February 14th Sunday Valentine's Day
March 3rd Wednesday World Wildlife Day
March 8th Monday International Women's Day
March 20th Saturday International Francophonie Day
March 20th Saturday March Equinox
April 30th Friday Education Day
May 1st Saturday Labor Day
May 9th Sunday Mother's Day
May 17th Monday Liberation Day Long weekend.
June 21st Monday Music Festival
June 21st Monday June Solstice
June 30th Wednesday Independence Day
June 30th Wednesday International Asteroid Day
July 18th Sunday Nelson Mandela International Day
July 31st Saturday Parents' Day (Observed)
August 1st Sunday Parents' Day
September 22nd Wednesday September Equinox
September 27th Monday World Tourism Day
November 17th Wednesday Army Day
December 21st Tuesday December Solstice
December 24th Friday Christmas Eve
December 25th Saturday Christmas Day
December 30th Thursday Saint Paul's 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.
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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="CD" -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": "CD",
  "year": "2021",
})
import { HolidayAPI } from 'holidayapi';
const key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
const holidayApi = new HolidayAPI({ key });
holidayApi.holidays({
  country: 'CD',
  year: '2021',
});
$key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__';
$holiday_api = new \HolidayAPI\Client(['key' => $key]);
$holidays = $holiday_api->holidays([
  'country' => 'CD',
  'year' => '2021',
]);
$Body = @{}
$Body.key = "__YOUR_API_KEY__"
$Body.country = "CD"
$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': 'CD',
  'year': '2021',
})
require 'ruby-holidayapi'
key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
hapi = HolidayAPI::V1.new(key)
holidays = hapi.holidays({
  'country': 'CD',
  'year': '2021',
})