Austurland, Iceland

Accurate, up-to-date public holidays, bank holidays, and observances in Austurland, Iceland for 2017 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 Sunday New Year's Day
January 1st Sunday Durin's Day
February 23rd Thursday Founder's Day
March 1st Wednesday Leap Day
March 19th Sunday Weasel Stomping Day
March 20th Monday March Equinox
April 6th Thursday Second Contact Day
April 13th Thursday Maundy Thursday
April 14th Friday Good Friday Long weekend.
April 16th Sunday Easter
April 17th Monday Easter Monday Long weekend.
April 20th Thursday First Day of Summer
May 1st Monday Labor Day Long weekend.
May 10th Wednesday Whacking Day
May 14th Sunday Mother's Day
May 25th Thursday Feast of the Ascension of Jesus Christ
May 25th Thursday The Glorious Twenty-Fifth of May
June 4th Sunday Pentecost
June 5th Monday Pentecost Monday Long weekend.
June 17th Saturday Icelandic National Day
June 21st Wednesday June Solstice
June 22nd Thursday Summerween
July 4th Tuesday Freedom Day
August 7th Monday Commerce Day Long weekend.
August 18th Friday Mail Order Catalog Day
August 29th Tuesday Mewmaw's Day
September 20th Wednesday Unification Day
September 22nd Friday September Equinox
September 29th Friday Hive Day
October 9th Monday Federation Day
October 31st Tuesday Harry Potter Day
November 12th Sunday Father's Day
November 24th Friday Hogswatch
December 21st Thursday December Solstice
December 23rd Saturday Festivus
December 24th Sunday Christmas Eve
December 25th Monday Decemberween
December 25th Monday Winter Veil
December 25th Monday Christmas Day Long weekend.
December 26th Tuesday Saint Stephen's Day
December 31st Sunday 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="2017" -d pretty
-d key="__YOUR_API_KEY__"
"https://holidayapi.com/v1/holidays"