Guinea-Bissau

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

Located on the west coast of Africa is the tropical country of Guinea-Bissau. During the 19th century Guinea was colonized by the Portuguese. On September 24, 1973, the Republic of Guinea-Bussau was founded and became independent from Portugal. In 1974 the capital Bissau was added to the name to avoid confusion with the country French Guinea, and the country was named the Republic of Guinea-Bissau.

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Date Weekday Name Notes
January 1st Tuesday New Year's Day
March 3rd Sunday World Wildlife Day
March 8th Friday International Women's Day Long weekend.
March 20th Wednesday March Equinox
May 1st Wednesday Labor Day
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
August 3rd Saturday Anniversary of the Killing of Pidjiguoiti
August 11th Sunday Feast of the Sacrifice
September 23rd Monday September Equinox
September 24th Tuesday National Day
November 14th Thursday Anniversary of the Movement of Readjustment
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.

We are continuously monitoring for changes to this data to ensure we're providing the most accurate information possible.
If you happen to notice a mistake, please get in touch.
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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="GW" -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": "GW",
  "year": "2019",
})
import { HolidayAPI } from 'holidayapi';
const key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
const holidayApi = new HolidayAPI({ key });
holidayApi.holidays({
  country: 'GW',
  year: '2019',
});
$key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__';
$holiday_api = new \HolidayAPI\Client(['key' => $key]);
$holidays = $holiday_api->holidays([
  'country' => 'GW',
  'year' => '2019',
]);
$Body = @{}
$Body.key = "__YOUR_API_KEY__"
$Body.country = "GW"
$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': 'GW',
  'year': '2019',
})
require 'ruby-holidayapi'
key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
hapi = HolidayAPI::V1.new(key)
holidays = hapi.holidays({
  'country': 'GW',
  'year': '2019',
})