Austurland, Iceland

Accurate, up-to-date public holidays, bank holidays, and observances in Austurland, Iceland for 2019 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 Tuesday New Year's Day
March 3rd Sunday UN World Wildlife Day
March 20th Wednesday March Equinox
April 5th Friday First Contact Day
April 18th Thursday Maundy Thursday
April 18th Thursday First Day of Summer
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 30th Thursday Feast of the Ascension of Jesus Christ
June 9th Sunday Pentecost
June 10th Monday Pentecost Monday Long weekend.
June 17th Monday Icelandic National Day Long weekend.
June 21st Friday June Solstice
June 22nd Saturday Summerween
August 5th Monday Commerce Day Long weekend.
August 27th Tuesday Mewmaw's Day
September 23rd Monday September Equinox
October 31st Thursday Harry Potter Day
November 10th Sunday Father's Day
December 22nd Sunday December Solstice
December 23rd Monday Festivus
December 24th Tuesday Christmas Eve
December 25th Wednesday Christmas Day
December 26th Thursday Saint Stephen's 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.

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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="2019" -d pretty
-d key="__YOUR_API_KEY__"
"https://holidayapi.com/v1/holidays"