Al Buḩayrah, Egypt

Accurate, up-to-date public holidays, bank holidays, and observances in Al Buḩayrah, Egypt for 2017 ready to be integrated into your application.

Egypt is officially known as the Arab Republic of Egypt, is a country spanning the northeast corner of Africa and the southwest corner of Asia. Egypt has one of the longest histoires and can be traced back to 6th-4th millennia BCE. Ancient Egypt is considered a cradle of civilisation, with many early developments such as: writing, agriculture, urbanization, organized religion, and a central government. Surviving invasions from the Greek, Persian, Roman, Arab, Ottoman, Turkish and Nubian cultures, Egypt has a rich cultural heritage. Egypt was recognized as a country in 3150 BC. As a center of Christianity, Egypt was later Islamised in the 7th century, and is currently a predominatly Muslim country. Between the 16th century and 20th century, Egypt was ruled by the Ottoman Empire and the British Empire. In 1922, Egypt established a monarchy, gained independence from the British Empire, although British military continued to occupy the land. Later in 1952, a revolution took place and British occupation ended, the monarchy was overthrown and Egypt declared itself as a republic. The official religion is Islam, and Arabic is the official language. A large region of the Sahara desert lies west of the Nile River in Egypt.

Date Weekday Name Notes
January 1st Sunday New Year's Day
January 1st Sunday Durin's Day
January 6th Friday Orthodox Christmas Eve
January 7th Saturday Orthodox Christmas Day
January 25th Wednesday National Police Day
January 25th Wednesday Revolution Day 2011
February 23rd Thursday Founder's Day
March 1st Wednesday Leap Day
March 3rd Friday UN World Wildlife Day
March 19th Sunday Weasel Stomping Day
March 20th Monday March Equinox
April 5th Wednesday First Contact Day
April 6th Thursday Second Contact Day
April 16th Sunday Orthodox Easter
April 17th Monday Spring Festival Long weekend.
April 25th Tuesday Sinai Liberation Day
May 1st Monday Labor Day Long weekend.
May 10th Wednesday Whacking Day
May 25th Thursday The Glorious Twenty-Fifth of May
June 21st Wednesday June Solstice
June 22nd Thursday Summerween
June 25th Sunday Festival of Breaking the Fast
June 30th Friday 30 June Day Long weekend.
July 4th Tuesday Freedom Day
July 23rd Sunday Revolution Day
August 29th Tuesday Mewmaw's Day
September 1st Friday Feast of the Sacrifice Long weekend.
September 20th Wednesday Unification Day
September 21st Thursday Islamic New Year's Day
September 22nd Friday September Equinox
September 29th Friday Hive Day
October 6th Friday Armed Forces Day Long weekend.
October 31st Tuesday Harry Potter Day
November 30th Thursday Birth of the Prophet
December 21st Thursday December Solstice
December 23rd Saturday Festivus
December 25th Monday Winter Veil
December 31st Sunday 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="EG-BH" -d year="2017" -d pretty
-d key="__YOUR_API_KEY__"
"https://holidayapi.com/v1/holidays"