Austurland, Iceland

Accurate, up-to-date public holidays, bank holidays, and observances in Austurland, Iceland for 2020 ready to be integrated into your application.

The island known as Iceland, is a Nordic country, located in the North Atlantic Ocean. Iceland has a tundra climate and is a volcanic region, made up of lava fields, mountains and glaciers. It is believed that a Norweigian chieftain settled in Iceland in 874 AD. More Norweigians and Scandonavians continued to settled during the following centuries. In 1397, Iceland became part of the Kalmar Union, and was ruled by the Danes and then the Swedes. After the French Revolution, Iceland struggled for independence in 1918. On June 17, 1944, Iceland was founded as an independent country.

Date Weekday Name Notes
January 1st Wednesday New Year's Day
March 20th Friday March Equinox
April 9th Thursday Maundy Thursday
April 10th Friday Good Friday Long weekend.
April 12th Sunday Easter
April 13th Monday Easter Monday Long weekend.
April 23rd Thursday First Day of Summer
May 1st Friday Labor Day Long weekend.
May 10th Sunday Mother's Day
May 21st Thursday Feast of the Ascension of Jesus Christ
May 31st Sunday Pentecost
June 1st Monday Pentecost Monday Long weekend.
June 17th Wednesday Icelandic National Day
June 20th Saturday June Solstice
August 3rd Monday Commerce Day Long weekend.
August 25th Tuesday Mewmaw's Day
September 22nd Tuesday September Equinox
November 8th Sunday Father's Day
December 21st Monday December Solstice
December 24th Thursday Christmas Eve
December 25th Friday Christmas Day Long weekend.
December 26th Saturday Saint Stephen's 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.

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To retrieve this list of holidays, simply make a GET request to /v1/holidays:
$ curl -G -d country="IS-7" -d year="2020" -d pretty
-d key="__YOUR_API_KEY__"
"https://holidayapi.com/v1/holidays"