French Guiana

Accurate, up-to-date public holidays, bank holidays, and observances in French Guiana for 2020 ready to be integrated into your application.

Discovered in 1496 by Spanish explorers, French Guiana is located in South America, and was later colonized by the French. In 1797 French Guiana became an overseas department of France and is the only territory in the Americas mainland to still be part of a European country. Much of French Guiana is covered by forests, and is home to illegal and ecologically destructive gold mines.

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Date Weekday Name Notes
January 1st Wednesday New Year's Day
February 24th Monday Shrove Monday
February 25th Tuesday Shrove Tuesday
February 26th Wednesday Ash Wednesday
March 20th Friday March Equinox
March 22nd Sunday Laetare Sunday
April 10th Friday Good Friday
April 12th Sunday Easter
April 13th Monday Easter Monday Long weekend.
May 1st Friday Labor Day Long weekend.
May 8th Friday Victory Day Long weekend.
May 21st Thursday Feast of the Ascension of Jesus Christ
June 1st Monday Pentecost Monday Long weekend.
June 10th Wednesday Emancipation Day
June 20th Saturday June Solstice
July 14th Tuesday National Day
August 15th Saturday Assumption of Mary
September 22nd Tuesday September Equinox
October 15th Thursday Cayenne Festival
November 1st Sunday All Saints' Day
November 11th Wednesday Armistice Day
December 21st Monday December Solstice
December 24th Thursday Christmas Eve
December 25th Friday Christmas Day Long weekend.
December 31st Thursday 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.
If you happen to notice a mistake, please get in touch.
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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="GF" -d year="2020" -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": "GF",
  "year": "2020",
})
import { HolidayAPI } from 'holidayapi';
const key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
const holidayApi = new HolidayAPI({ key });
holidayApi.holidays({
  country: 'GF',
  year: '2020',
});
$key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__';
$holiday_api = new \HolidayAPI\Client(['key' => $key]);
$holidays = $holiday_api->holidays([
  'country' => 'GF',
  'year' => '2020',
]);
$Body = @{}
$Body.key = "__YOUR_API_KEY__"
$Body.country = "GF"
$Body.year = "2020"
$Result = Invoke-RestMethod -Uri $Url -Body $Body
$Result.holidays
import holidayapi
key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
hapi = holidayapi.v1(key)
holidays = hapi.holidays({
  'country': 'GF',
  'year': '2020',
})
require 'ruby-holidayapi'
key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
hapi = HolidayAPI::V1.new(key)
holidays = hapi.holidays({
  'country': 'GF',
  'year': '2020',
})