Gambia

Accurate, up-to-date public holidays, bank holidays, and observances in the Gambia for 2019 ready to be integrated into your application.

One of Africa’s smallest countries is The Gambia. Located in West Africa, The Gambia’s wildlife includes rare birds, monkeys, leopards, hippos, and hyenas. With its location to the Gambia River, which leads to the Atlantic Ocean, The Gambia was part of the Slave Trade during the 1700’s. Later Gambia was part of the British Empire. On February 18, 1965, The Republic of The Gambia was established.

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Date Weekday Name Notes
January 1st Tuesday New Year's Day
February 18th Monday Independence Day Long weekend.
March 3rd Sunday World Wildlife Day
March 20th Wednesday March Equinox
April 19th Friday Good Friday Long weekend.
April 21st Sunday Easter
April 22nd Monday Easter Monday Long weekend.
May 1st Wednesday Labor Day
May 12th Sunday Mother's Day
May 25th Saturday Africa Day
May 31st Friday Night of Decree Long weekend.
June 4th Tuesday Festival of Breaking the Fast
June 21st Friday June Solstice
June 30th Sunday International Asteroid Day
July 18th Thursday Nelson Mandela International Day
July 22nd Monday Revolution Day Long weekend.
August 11th Sunday Feast of the Sacrifice
August 15th Thursday Assumption of Mary
September 9th Monday Ashura Long weekend.
September 23rd Monday September Equinox
November 9th Saturday Birth of the Prophet
December 22nd Sunday December Solstice
December 24th Tuesday Christmas Eve
December 25th Wednesday Christmas Day
December 31st Tuesday 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="GM" -d year="2019" -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": "GM",
  "year": "2019",
})
import { HolidayAPI } from 'holidayapi';
const key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
const holidayApi = new HolidayAPI({ key });
holidayApi.holidays({
  country: 'GM',
  year: '2019',
});
$key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__';
$holiday_api = new \HolidayAPI\Client(['key' => $key]);
$holidays = $holiday_api->holidays([
  'country' => 'GM',
  'year' => '2019',
]);
$Body = @{}
$Body.key = "__YOUR_API_KEY__"
$Body.country = "GM"
$Body.year = "2019"
$Result = Invoke-RestMethod -Uri $Url -Body $Body
$Result.holidays
import holidayapi
key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
hapi = holidayapi.v1(key)
holidays = hapi.holidays({
  'country': 'GM',
  'year': '2019',
})
require 'ruby-holidayapi'
key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
hapi = HolidayAPI::V1.new(key)
holidays = hapi.holidays({
  'country': 'GM',
  'year': '2019',
})