Western, Ghana

Accurate, up-to-date public holidays, bank holidays, and observances in Western, Ghana for 2022 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 Saturday New Year's Day Long weekend.
January 3rd Monday New Year's Day (Observed) Long weekend.
January 7th Friday Constitution Day Long weekend.
March 3rd Thursday World Wildlife Day
March 6th Sunday Independence Day Long weekend.
March 7th Monday Independence Day (Observed) Long weekend.
March 20th Sunday March Equinox
April 15th Friday Good Friday Long weekend.
April 16th Saturday Holy Saturday
April 17th Sunday Easter
April 18th Monday Easter Monday Long weekend.
May 1st Sunday Labor Day Long weekend.
May 2nd Monday Labor Day (Observed) Long weekend.
May 2nd Monday Festival of Breaking the Fast Long weekend.
May 8th Sunday Mother's Day
June 19th Sunday Father's Day
June 21st Tuesday June Solstice
June 30th Thursday International Asteroid Day
July 9th Saturday Feast of the Sacrifice
July 18th Monday Nelson Mandela International Day
August 5th Friday Founder's Day Long weekend.
September 2nd Friday National Farmers' Day Long weekend.
September 21st Wednesday Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Day
September 23rd Friday September Equinox
December 21st Wednesday December Solstice
December 24th Saturday Christmas Eve
December 25th Sunday Christmas Day Long weekend.
December 26th Monday Christmas Day (Observed) Long weekend.
December 26th Monday Boxing Day Long weekend.
December 31st Saturday 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.

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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="GH-WP" -d year="2022" -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": "GH-WP",
  "year": "2022",
})
import { HolidayAPI } from 'holidayapi';
const key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
const holidayApi = new HolidayAPI({ key });
holidayApi.holidays({
  country: 'GH-WP',
  year: '2022',
});
$key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__';
$holiday_api = new \HolidayAPI\Client(['key' => $key]);
$holidays = $holiday_api->holidays([
  'country' => 'GH-WP',
  'year' => '2022',
]);
$Body = @{}
$Body.key = "__YOUR_API_KEY__"
$Body.country = "GH-WP"
$Body.year = "2022"
$Result = Invoke-RestMethod -Uri $Url -Body $Body
$Result.holidays
import holidayapi
key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
hapi = holidayapi.v1(key)
holidays = hapi.holidays({
  'country': 'GH-WP',
  'year': '2022',
})
require 'ruby-holidayapi'
key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
hapi = HolidayAPI::V1.new(key)
holidays = hapi.holidays({
  'country': 'GH-WP',
  'year': '2022',
})