Central, Ghana

Accurate, up-to-date public holidays, bank holidays, and observances in Central, Ghana for 2018 ready to be integrated into your application.

In the Soninke language, Ghana means “Warrior King.” Located in Western Africa, Ghana dates back to the 11th century, and was home to numerous kingdoms and empires. In the 15th century, many different European powers wanted to claim this coastal country for trade rights. Finally in the 1800’s Ghana was claimed by the British and named the British Gold Coast. On March 6, 1957, Ghana declared independence from the United Kingdom and was founded as the Republic of Ghana.

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Date Weekday Name Notes
January 1st Monday New Year's Day Long weekend.
January 7th Sunday Constitution Day
March 3rd Saturday UN World Wildlife Day
March 6th Tuesday Independence Day
March 20th Tuesday March Equinox
March 30th Friday Good Friday Long weekend.
March 31st Saturday Holy Saturday
April 1st Sunday Easter
April 2nd Monday Easter Monday Long weekend.
May 1st Tuesday Labor Day
May 13th Sunday Mother's Day
May 25th Friday African Union Day Long weekend.
June 14th Thursday Festival of Breaking the Fast
June 17th Sunday Father's Day
June 21st Thursday June Solstice
July 1st Sunday Republic Day Long weekend.
July 2nd Monday Republic Day (Observed) Long weekend.
August 21st Tuesday Feast of the Sacrifice
September 7th Friday National Farmers' Day Long weekend.
September 21st Friday Founder's Day Long weekend.
September 21st Friday Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Day Long weekend.
September 23rd Sunday September Equinox
December 21st Friday December Solstice
December 24th Monday Christmas Eve
December 25th Tuesday Christmas Day
December 26th Wednesday Boxing Day
December 31st Monday 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="GH-CP" -d year="2018" -d pretty
-d key="__YOUR_API_KEY__"