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  • Maulud Nabi

    Dec 12 | Maulud Nabi

    Various: Celebrated by Muslims on the twelfth day of the month of Rabiulawal, the third month of the Islamic calendar. Read More

  • The Emperors Birthday

    Dec 23 | The Emperors Birthday

    Japan: The birthday of the current Emperor of Japan is always celebrated as a national holiday. Read More

  • Christmas Day

    Dec 25 | Christmas Day

    Various: The day celebrates the Nativity of Jesus which (traditionally, but unlikely in reality) took place on 25 December 1 BC. Read More

  • Boxing Day

    Dec 26 | Boxing Day

    Various: The second day of Christmas is known as Boxing Day or St. Stephens Day. St Stephen was the first Christian martyr.. Read More

  • Christmas Holiday

    Dec 26 | Christmas Holiday

    Various: The day celebrates the Nativity of Jesus which (traditionally, but unlikely in reality) took place on 25 December 1 BC. Read More

             
Nov 2016

Public Holidays in December 2016

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Kazakhstan Kazakhstan: First President Day
Portugal Portugal: Restoration of Independence
Romania Romania: National day
United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates: Martyrs' Day
2
Ghana Ghana: Farmer's Day
Lao Lao: Lao National Day
United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates: UAE National Day
3
India India (regional): World Disabled Day
India India (regional): Feast of St Francis Xavier 
Spain Spain (regional): Feast of St Francis Xavier
United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates: UAE National Day Holiday
4
India India (regional): Martyrdom Day of Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Ji
5
Thailand Thailand: H.M. Kings Birthday
Thailand Thailand: Father's Day
Tonga Tonga: Tupou I Day
6
Belgium Belgium: Saint Nicholas
Ecuador Ecuador (regional): Foundation of Quito Day
Finland Finland: Independence day
India India (regional): Public Holiday
Italy Italy (regional): Feast of St Nicholas
Spain Spain: Constitution Day
7
Italy Italy (regional): Feast of St Ambrose
8
Albania Albania: National Youth Day
Kuwait Kuwait: Maulud Nabi
Macedonia Macedonia: St. Clement of Ohrid
Panama Panama: Mother's Day
Various Various: Immaculate Conception Day
9
Argentina Argentina: Public Holiday
Tanzania Tanzania: Independence Day
10
Cambodia Cambodia: International Human Rights Day
11
Various Various: Maulud Nabi
12
Kenya Kenya: Jamhuri Day
Mexico Mexico: The Day of the Virgin of Guadalupe
Thailand Thailand: Constitution Day
Various Various: Maulud Nabi
13
Bangladesh Bangladesh: Maulud Nabi
Malaysia Malaysia (regional): Birthday of The Sultan of Selangor
Malta Malta: Republic day
Saint Lucia Saint Lucia: National Day
Sri Lanka Sri Lanka: Unduvap Full Moon Poya
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Bahrain Bahrain: National Day
Bangladesh Bangladesh: Victory Day
Kazakhstan Kazakhstan: Kazakhstan Independence Day
South Africa South Africa: Day of Reconciliation
17
Bahrain Bahrain: National Day Holiday
18
Qatar Qatar: National Day
19
India India (regional): Goa Liberation Day
Kazakhstan Kazakhstan: Kazakhstan Independence Holiday
20
Macau Macau: Macao SARE Day
21
Macau Macau: Dongzhi
22
Zimbabwe Zimbabwe: Unity Day
23
Japan Japan: The Emperors Birthday
24
Libya Libya: Independence Day
Various Various: Christmas Eve
25
Israel Israel: Chanukah
Pakistan Pakistan: Birthday of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah
Various Various: Christmas Day
26
Greece Greece: Synaxis of the Mother of God
India India (regional): Shaheed Udham Singh's Birthday
Indonesia Indonesia: Cuti Bersama
Slovenia Slovenia: Independence and Unity Day
Sri Lanka Sri Lanka: Special Bank Holiday
Various Various: Christmas Holiday
Various Various: Boxing Day
Various Various: St. Stephens day
27
Canada Canada (regional): Boxing Day Holiday 
Various Various: Christmas Holiday
Various Various: Boxing Day Holiday
28
Ireland Ireland: Bank Holiday
29
Myanmar Myanmar: Kayin New Year Day
30
Philippines Philippines: Rizal Day
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Azerbaijan Azerbaijan: World Azerbaijanis Solidarity Day
Denmark Denmark: Bank Holiday
Latvia Latvia: New Years Eve 
Macau Macau: New Year's Eve 
Maldives Maldives: The Day Maldives Embraced Islam
Switzerland Switzerland (regional): Restoration Day
Various Various: New Year's Eve

Holidays in December 2016

Day Date Country Holiday
Thu 1st Kazakhstan Kazakhstan First President Day
Thu 1st United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates Martyrs' Day
Thu 1st Romania Romania National day
Thu 1st Portugal Portugal Restoration of Independence
Fri 2nd Ghana Ghana Farmer's Day
Fri 2nd Lao Lao Lao National Day
Fri 2nd United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates UAE National Day
Sat 3rd Spain Spain Feast of St Francis Xavier
Sat 3rd India India Feast of St Francis Xavier 
Sat 3rd United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates UAE National Day Holiday
Sat 3rd India India World Disabled Day
Sun 4th India India Martyrdom Day of Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Ji
Mon 5th Thailand Thailand Father's Day
Mon 5th Thailand Thailand H.M. Kings Birthday
Mon 5th Tonga Tonga Tupou I Day
Tue 6th Spain Spain Constitution Day
Tue 6th Italy Italy Feast of St Nicholas
Tue 6th Ecuador Ecuador Foundation of Quito Day
Tue 6th Finland Finland Independence day
Tue 6th India India Public Holiday
Tue 6th Belgium Belgium Saint Nicholas
Wed 7th Italy Italy Feast of St Ambrose
Thu 8th Various Various Immaculate Conception Day
Thu 8th Kuwait Kuwait Maulud Nabi
Thu 8th Panama Panama Mother's Day
Thu 8th Albania Albania National Youth Day
Thu 8th Macedonia Macedonia St. Clement of Ohrid
Fri 9th Tanzania Tanzania Independence Day
Fri 9th Argentina Argentina Public Holiday
Sat 10th Cambodia Cambodia International Human Rights Day
Sun 11th Various Various Maulud Nabi
Mon 12th Thailand Thailand Constitution Day
Mon 12th Kenya Kenya Jamhuri Day
Mon 12th Various Various Maulud Nabi
Mon 12th Mexico Mexico The Day of the Virgin of Guadalupe
Tue 13th Malaysia Malaysia Birthday of The Sultan of Selangor
Tue 13th Bangladesh Bangladesh Maulud Nabi
Tue 13th Saint Lucia Saint Lucia National Day
Tue 13th Malta Malta Republic day
Tue 13th Sri Lanka Sri Lanka Unduvap Full Moon Poya
Fri 16th South Africa South Africa Day of Reconciliation
Fri 16th Kazakhstan Kazakhstan Kazakhstan Independence Day
Fri 16th Bahrain Bahrain National Day
Fri 16th Bangladesh Bangladesh Victory Day
Sat 17th Bahrain Bahrain National Day Holiday
Sun 18th Qatar Qatar National Day
Mon 19th India India Goa Liberation Day
Mon 19th Kazakhstan Kazakhstan Kazakhstan Independence Holiday
Tue 20th Macau Macau Macao SARE Day
Wed 21st Macau Macau Dongzhi
Thu 22nd Zimbabwe Zimbabwe Unity Day
Fri 23rd Japan Japan The Emperors Birthday
Sat 24th Various Various Christmas Eve
Sat 24th Libya Libya Independence Day
Sun 25th Pakistan Pakistan Birthday of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah
Sun 25th Israel Israel Chanukah
Sun 25th Various Various Christmas Day
Mon 26th Various Various Boxing Day
Mon 26th Various Various Christmas Holiday
Mon 26th Indonesia Indonesia Cuti Bersama
Mon 26th Slovenia Slovenia Independence and Unity Day
Mon 26th India India Shaheed Udham Singh's Birthday
Mon 26th Sri Lanka Sri Lanka Special Bank Holiday
Mon 26th Various Various St. Stephens day
Mon 26th Greece Greece Synaxis of the Mother of God
Tue 27th Various Various Boxing Day Holiday
Tue 27th Canada Canada Boxing Day Holiday 
Tue 27th Various Various Christmas Holiday
Wed 28th Ireland Ireland Bank Holiday
Thu 29th Myanmar Myanmar Kayin New Year Day
Fri 30th Philippines Philippines Rizal Day
Sat 31st Denmark Denmark Bank Holiday
Sat 31st Various Various New Year's Eve
Sat 31st Macau Macau New Year's Eve 
Sat 31st Latvia Latvia New Years Eve 
Sat 31st Switzerland Switzerland Restoration Day
Sat 31st Maldives Maldives The Day Maldives Embraced Islam
Sat 31st Azerbaijan Azerbaijan World Azerbaijanis Solidarity Day