Egypt

Accurate, up-to-date public holidays, bank holidays, and observances in Egypt for 2018 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
January 1st Monday New Year's Day
January 6th Saturday Orthodox Christmas Eve
January 7th Sunday Orthodox Christmas Day
January 25th Thursday Revolution Day 2011
January 25th Thursday National Police Day
March 20th Tuesday March Equinox
April 8th Sunday Orthodox Easter
April 9th Monday Spring Festival
April 25th Wednesday Sinai Liberation Day
May 1st Tuesday Labor Day
June 14th Thursday Festival of Breaking the Fast
June 21st Thursday June Solstice
June 30th Saturday 30 June Day
July 23rd Monday Revolution Day
August 21st Tuesday Feast of the Sacrifice
September 11th Tuesday Islamic New Year's Day
September 23rd Sunday September Equinox
October 6th Saturday Armed Forces Day
November 20th Tuesday Birth of the Prophet
December 21st Friday December Solstice
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To retrieve this list of holidays, simply make a GET request to /v1/holidays:
$ curl -G -d country="EG" -d year="2018" -d pretty
-d key="__YOUR_API_KEY__"
"https://holidayapi.com/v1/holidays"