South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands

Accurate, up-to-date public holidays, bank holidays, and observances in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands for 2020 ready to be integrated into your application.

South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands is a remote island group located in the Southern Atlantic Ocean. Discovered in 1775 by Captain James Cook, different islands in this archipelago became a British Overseas Territory between 1775 and 1908. Due to its remote location and a polar weather, this region is the least populated of all the British Overseas Territories, most of whom are government officers and research scientists. The islands’ economy rely upon the toothfish industry.

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Date Weekday Name Notes
January 1st Wednesday New Year's Day
January 17th Friday Possession Day Long weekend.
March 20th Friday March Equinox
April 10th Friday Good Friday Long weekend.
April 12th Sunday Easter
April 13th Monday Easter Monday Long weekend.
April 25th Saturday Liberation Day
May 20th Wednesday Shackleton Day
June 20th Saturday Midwinter Day
June 20th Saturday June Solstice
September 4th Friday Toothfish Day Long weekend.
September 22nd Tuesday September Equinox
December 21st Monday December Solstice
December 24th Thursday Christmas Eve
December 25th Friday Christmas Day Long weekend.
December 26th Saturday Boxing Day
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.
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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="GS" -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": "GS",
  "year": "2020",
})
import { HolidayAPI } from 'holidayapi';
const key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
const holidayApi = new HolidayAPI({ key });
holidayApi.holidays({
  country: 'GS',
  year: '2020',
});
$key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__';
$holiday_api = new \HolidayAPI\Client(['key' => $key]);
$holidays = $holiday_api->holidays([
  'country' => 'GS',
  'year' => '2020',
]);
$Body = @{}
$Body.key = "__YOUR_API_KEY__"
$Body.country = "GS"
$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': 'GS',
  'year': '2020',
})
require 'ruby-holidayapi'
key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
hapi = HolidayAPI::V1.new(key)
holidays = hapi.holidays({
  'country': 'GS',
  'year': '2020',
})