Kommune Qeqertalik, Greenland

Accurate, up-to-date public holidays, bank holidays, and observances in Kommune Qeqertalik, Greenland for 2016 ready to be integrated into your application.

Greenland is located in North American between the Arctic and Atlantic Oceans, and is the largest island in the world. Early Paleo-Eskimo Inuits inhabited this island, which was later settled by Icelanders and Norwegians. In the early 17th century, Denmark asserted sovereignty and Greenland was then considered a Danish colony from 1814-1953. Greenland was officially founded as a country on May 1, 1979. 80% of Greenland is covered with an ice sheet making it the least densely populated territory in the world.

Date Weekday Name Notes
January 1st Friday New Year's Day Long weekend.
January 6th Wednesday Epiphany
February 23rd Tuesday Founder's Day
February 29th Monday Leap Day
March 20th Sunday March Equinox
March 20th Sunday Weasel Stomping Day
March 24th Thursday Maundy Thursday
March 25th Friday Good Friday Long weekend.
March 27th Sunday Easter
March 28th Monday Easter Monday Long weekend.
April 5th Tuesday First Contact Day
April 6th Wednesday Second Contact Day
April 22nd Friday Store Bededag Long weekend.
May 5th Thursday Feast of the Ascension of Jesus Christ
May 8th Sunday Mother's Day
May 10th Tuesday Whacking Day
May 16th Monday Pentecost Monday Long weekend.
June 20th Monday June Solstice
June 21st Tuesday Ullortuneq
August 30th Tuesday Mewmaw's Day
September 22nd Thursday September Equinox
September 29th Thursday Hive Day
October 9th Sunday Federation Day
November 24th Thursday Hogswatch
December 21st Wednesday December Solstice
December 24th Saturday Christmas Eve
December 25th Sunday Winter Veil
December 25th Sunday Christmas Day
December 26th Monday Saint Stephen's 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.

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To retrieve this list of holidays, simply make a GET request to /v1/holidays:
$ curl -G -d country="GL-QT" -d year="2016" -d pretty
-d key="__YOUR_API_KEY__"