Cameroon

Accurate, up-to-date public holidays, bank holidays, and observances in Cameroon for 2021 ready to be integrated into your application.

Cameroon is located at the crossroads between Western and Central Africa. Cameroon is known for its native music. The landscape of Cameroon is diverse, with beaches, deserts, rainforests and savannas. Over 250 native languages are spoken within the country of Cameroon. During Portugues exploration of the region in the 15th century, Cameroon was given its name, loosely translated to Shrimp River. The Republic of Cameroon gained independence and was established on January 1, 1969, was renamed in 1972, and then renamed the Republic of Cameroon again in 1984.

Date Weekday Name Notes
January 1st Friday Durin's Day
January 1st Friday New Year's Day Long weekend.
February 11th Thursday Youth Day
February 23rd Tuesday Founder's Day
March 1st Monday Leap Day
March 20th Saturday March Equinox
March 21st Sunday Weasel Stomping Day
April 2nd Friday Good Friday Long weekend.
April 4th Sunday Easter
April 5th Monday First Contact Day
April 6th Tuesday Second Contact Day
May 1st Saturday Labor Day
May 10th Monday Whacking Day
May 12th Wednesday Festival of Breaking the Fast
May 13th Thursday Feast of the Ascension of Jesus Christ
May 20th Thursday The Unity Day
May 25th Tuesday The Glorious Twenty-Fifth of May
May 30th Sunday Mother's Day
June 21st Monday June Solstice
June 22nd Tuesday Summerween
July 19th Monday Feast of the Sacrifice Long weekend.
August 16th Monday Assumption of Mary (Observed) Long weekend.
August 18th Wednesday Mail Order Catalog Day
August 31st Tuesday Mewmaw's Day
September 20th Monday Unification Day
September 22nd Wednesday September Equinox
September 29th Wednesday Hive Day
October 18th Monday Birth of the Prophet Long weekend.
October 31st Sunday Harry Potter Day
November 24th Wednesday Hogswatch
December 21st Tuesday December Solstice
December 24th Friday Christmas Eve
December 25th Saturday Decemberween
December 25th Saturday Christmas 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.

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To retrieve this list of holidays, simply make a GET request to /v1/holidays:
$ curl -G -d country="CM" -d year="2021" -d pretty
-d key="__YOUR_API_KEY__"
"https://holidayapi.com/v1/holidays"