Al Gharbīyah, Egypt

Accurate, up-to-date public holidays, bank holidays, and observances in Al Gharbīyah, Egypt for 2021 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 Friday New Year's Day Long weekend.
January 6th Wednesday Orthodox Christmas Eve
January 7th Thursday Orthodox Christmas Day
January 25th Monday Revolution Day 2011 Long weekend.
January 25th Monday National Police Day Long weekend.
February 23rd Tuesday Founder's Day
March 3rd Wednesday UN World Wildlife Day
March 20th Saturday March Equinox
April 25th Sunday Sinai Liberation Day
May 1st Saturday Labor Day
May 2nd Sunday Orthodox Easter
May 3rd Monday Spring Festival Long weekend.
May 12th Wednesday Festival of Breaking the Fast
May 25th Tuesday The Glorious Twenty-Fifth of May
June 21st Monday June Solstice
June 30th Wednesday 30 June Day
July 19th Monday Feast of the Sacrifice Long weekend.
July 23rd Friday Revolution Day Long weekend.
August 9th Monday Islamic New Year's Day Long weekend.
September 22nd Wednesday September Equinox
October 6th Wednesday Armed Forces Day
October 9th Saturday Federation Day
October 18th Monday Birth of the Prophet Long weekend.
November 24th Wednesday Hogswatch
December 21st Tuesday December Solstice
December 23rd Thursday Festivus
December 25th Saturday Decemberween
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="EG-GH" -d year="2021" -d pretty
-d key="__YOUR_API_KEY__"