Feb 2016

Public Holidays in March 2016

Apr 2016
USA Public Holidays  Diversity Month: National Womens History Month
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Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina (regional): Independence Day
Kazakhstan Kazakhstan: Day of Gratitude
Paraguay Paraguay: Day of Heroes
Romania Romania: Martisor
South Korea South Korea: March 1st Movement
Spain Spain (regional): Balearic Islands
Switzerland Switzerland (regional): Republic Day
United Kingdom United Kingdom (regional): St Davids Day
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Ethiopia Ethiopia: Victory of Adwa
Myanmar Myanmar: Peasants' Day
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Bulgaria Bulgaria: Liberation Day
Georgia Georgia: Mother's Day
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Bulgaria Bulgaria: Bridge holiday
India India (regional): Maharshi Dayanand Saraswati Jayanti
Malaysia Malaysia (regional): Anniversary of Installation of Sultan of Terengganu
Nigeria Nigeria (regional): Public Holiday
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India India (regional): Panchayati Raj Diwas
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Ghana Ghana: Independence Day
Ireland Ireland: Mother's Day
Qatar Qatar: Bank Holiday
United Kingdom United Kingdom: Mothering Sunday 
Various Various: Mothering Sunday
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Armenia Armenia: Womens Day Holiday
Australia Australia (regional): Labour Day
Ghana Ghana: Independence Day (observed)
India India (regional): Maha Shivratri
Mauritius Mauritius: Maha Shivaratree
Moldova Moldova: Bridge Holiday
Sri Lanka Sri Lanka: Maha Shivratri 
Ukraine Ukraine: Bank Holiday
Various Various: Women's Day Holiday
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China China: Women's Day 
Various Various: Womens Day
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India India (regional): Solar Eclipse
Indonesia Indonesia: Hari Raya Nyepi
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Lithuania Lithuania: Restoration of Independence Day
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Mauritius Mauritius: National Day
Zambia Zambia: Youth Day
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Albania Albania: Summer Day
Australia Australia (regional): Adelaide Cup
Australia Australia (regional): Canberra Day
Australia Australia (regional): Labour Day
Cyprus Cyprus: Green Monday
Gibraltar Gibraltar: Commonwealth Day
Greece Greece: Clean Monday
Hungary Hungary: Public Holiday
New Zealand New Zealand (regional): Taranaki Anniversary Day
Turks and Caicos Islands Turks and Caicos Islands: Commonwealth Day 
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Belarus Belarus: Constitution Day
Hungary Hungary: National Day
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Philippines Philippines (regional): Davao City Day
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Bangladesh Bangladesh: Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's birthday
Ireland Ireland: St Patrick's Day
United Kingdom United Kingdom (regional): St Patrick's Day 
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Spain Spain (regional): St Josephs Day
Various Various: Father's Day
Various Various: St Josephs Day
Venezuela Venezuela: St Josephs Day 
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Azerbaijan Azerbaijan: Novruz
Tunisia Tunisia: Independence Day
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Azerbaijan Azerbaijan: Novruz
Colombia Colombia: St Josephs Day
Costa Rica Costa Rica: Holy Week Holiday
Iraq Iraq (regional): Eid Norooz
Japan Japan: Vernal Equinox Day
Kazakhstan Kazakhstan: Nauryz Holiday
Mexico Mexico: Benito Juarezs Birthday
New Zealand New Zealand (regional): Otago Anniversary Day
South Africa South Africa: Human Rights Day
Uruguay Uruguay: Bank Holiday
Venezuela Venezuela: Holy Week Holiday 
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Albania Albania: Nevruz
Azerbaijan Azerbaijan: Novruz
Costa Rica Costa Rica: Holy Week Holiday
India India (regional): Bihar Divas
Kazakhstan Kazakhstan: Nauryz Holiday
Sri Lanka Sri Lanka: Madin Full Moon Poya
Uruguay Uruguay: Bank Holiday
Venezuela Venezuela: Holy Week Holiday 
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Azerbaijan Azerbaijan: Novruz
Costa Rica Costa Rica: Holy Week Holiday
India India (regional): Doljatra
India India (regional): Shahidi Divas S. Bhagat Singh Ji
India India (regional): Shaheedi Diwas of Bhagat Singh, Rajguru & Sukhdev
Kazakhstan Kazakhstan: Nauryz Holiday
Malaysia Malaysia (regional): Birthday of the Sultan of Johor
Myanmar Myanmar: Full Moon Day of Tabaung
Pakistan Pakistan: Pakistan Day
Uruguay Uruguay: Bank Holiday
Venezuela Venezuela: Holy Week Holiday 
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Argentina Argentina: Truth and Justice Memorial Day
Argentina Argentina: Maundy Thursday 
Azerbaijan Azerbaijan: Novruz
India India (regional): Holi
Israel Israel: Purim
Kazakhstan Kazakhstan: Nauryz Holiday
Pakistan Pakistan (regional): Holi 
Various Various: Maundy Thursday
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Azerbaijan Azerbaijan: Novruz
Greece Greece: Independence Day
Kazakhstan Kazakhstan: Nauryz Holiday
Netherlands Netherlands: Good Friday 
Various Various: Good Friday
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Australia Australia (regional): Easter Saturday
Bangladesh Bangladesh: Independence Day
Various Various: Holy Saturday
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Australia Australia (regional): Easter Sunday 
Myanmar Myanmar: Armed Forces Day
Various Various: Easter Sunday
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Macau Macau: Easter Monday 
South Africa South Africa: Family Day
Various Various: Easter Monday
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Australia Australia (regional): Easter Tuesday
New Zealand New Zealand (regional): Southland Anniversary Day
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Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago: Spritual Baptist Day
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Malta Malta: Freedom Day
   


Public Holidays: March 2016

Day Date Country Holiday
Tue 1st Spain Spain Balearic Islands
Tue 1st Kazakhstan Kazakhstan Day of Gratitude
Tue 1st Paraguay Paraguay Day of Heroes
Tue 1st Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina Independence Day
Tue 1st South Korea South Korea March 1st Movement
Tue 1st Romania Romania Martisor
Tue 1st Switzerland Switzerland Republic Day
Tue 1st United Kingdom United Kingdom St Davids Day
Wed 2nd Myanmar Myanmar Peasants' Day
Wed 2nd Ethiopia Ethiopia Victory of Adwa
Thu 3rd Bulgaria Bulgaria Liberation Day
Thu 3rd Georgia Georgia Mother's Day
Fri 4th Malaysia Malaysia Anniversary of Installation of Sultan of Terengganu
Fri 4th Bulgaria Bulgaria Bridge holiday
Fri 4th India India Maharshi Dayanand Saraswati Jayanti
Fri 4th Nigeria Nigeria Public Holiday
Sat 5th India India Panchayati Raj Diwas
Sun 6th Qatar Qatar Bank Holiday
Sun 6th Ghana Ghana Independence Day
Sun 6th Ireland Ireland Mother's Day
Sun 6th Various Various Mothering Sunday
Sun 6th United Kingdom United Kingdom Mothering Sunday 
Mon 7th Ukraine Ukraine Bank Holiday
Mon 7th Moldova Moldova Bridge Holiday
Mon 7th Ghana Ghana Independence Day (observed)
Mon 7th Australia Australia Labour Day
Mon 7th Mauritius Mauritius Maha Shivaratree
Mon 7th India India Maha Shivratri
Mon 7th Sri Lanka Sri Lanka Maha Shivratri 
Mon 7th Various Various Women's Day Holiday
Mon 7th Armenia Armenia Womens Day Holiday
Tue 8th China China Women's Day 
Tue 8th Various Various Womens Day
Wed 9th Indonesia Indonesia Hari Raya Nyepi
Wed 9th India India Solar Eclipse
Fri 11th Lithuania Lithuania Restoration of Independence Day
Sat 12th Mauritius Mauritius National Day
Sat 12th Zambia Zambia Youth Day
Mon 14th Australia Australia Adelaide Cup
Mon 14th Australia Australia Canberra Day
Mon 14th Greece Greece Clean Monday
Mon 14th Gibraltar Gibraltar Commonwealth Day
Mon 14th Turks and Caicos Islands Turks and Caicos Islands Commonwealth Day 
Mon 14th Cyprus Cyprus Green Monday
Mon 14th Australia Australia Labour Day
Mon 14th Hungary Hungary Public Holiday
Mon 14th Albania Albania Summer Day
Mon 14th New Zealand New Zealand Taranaki Anniversary Day
Tue 15th Belarus Belarus Constitution Day
Tue 15th Hungary Hungary National Day
Wed 16th Philippines Philippines Davao City Day
Thu 17th Bangladesh Bangladesh Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's birthday
Thu 17th Ireland Ireland St Patrick's Day
Thu 17th United Kingdom United Kingdom St Patrick's Day 
Sat 19th Various Various Father's Day
Sat 19th Various Various St Josephs Day
Sat 19th Venezuela Venezuela St Josephs Day 
Sat 19th Spain Spain St Josephs Day
Sun 20th Tunisia Tunisia Independence Day
Sun 20th Azerbaijan Azerbaijan Novruz
Mon 21st Uruguay Uruguay Bank Holiday
Mon 21st Mexico Mexico Benito Juarezs Birthday
Mon 21st Iraq Iraq Eid Norooz
Mon 21st Costa Rica Costa Rica Holy Week Holiday
Mon 21st Venezuela Venezuela Holy Week Holiday 
Mon 21st South Africa South Africa Human Rights Day
Mon 21st Kazakhstan Kazakhstan Nauryz Holiday
Mon 21st Azerbaijan Azerbaijan Novruz
Mon 21st New Zealand New Zealand Otago Anniversary Day
Mon 21st Colombia Colombia St Josephs Day
Mon 21st Japan Japan Vernal Equinox Day
Tue 22nd Uruguay Uruguay Bank Holiday
Tue 22nd India India Bihar Divas
Tue 22nd Costa Rica Costa Rica Holy Week Holiday
Tue 22nd Venezuela Venezuela Holy Week Holiday 
Tue 22nd Sri Lanka Sri Lanka Madin Full Moon Poya
Tue 22nd Kazakhstan Kazakhstan Nauryz Holiday
Tue 22nd Albania Albania Nevruz
Tue 22nd Azerbaijan Azerbaijan Novruz
Wed 23rd Uruguay Uruguay Bank Holiday
Wed 23rd Malaysia Malaysia Birthday of the Sultan of Johor
Wed 23rd India India Doljatra
Wed 23rd Myanmar Myanmar Full Moon Day of Tabaung
Wed 23rd Costa Rica Costa Rica Holy Week Holiday
Wed 23rd Venezuela Venezuela Holy Week Holiday 
Wed 23rd Kazakhstan Kazakhstan Nauryz Holiday
Wed 23rd Azerbaijan Azerbaijan Novruz
Wed 23rd Pakistan Pakistan Pakistan Day
Wed 23rd India India Shaheedi Diwas of Bhagat Singh, Rajguru & Sukhdev
Wed 23rd India India Shahidi Divas S. Bhagat Singh Ji
Thu 24th India India Holi
Thu 24th Pakistan Pakistan Holi 
Thu 24th Various Various Maundy Thursday
Thu 24th Argentina Argentina Maundy Thursday 
Thu 24th Kazakhstan Kazakhstan Nauryz Holiday
Thu 24th Azerbaijan Azerbaijan Novruz
Thu 24th Israel Israel Purim
Thu 24th Argentina Argentina Truth and Justice Memorial Day
Fri 25th Various Various Good Friday
Fri 25th Netherlands Netherlands Good Friday 
Fri 25th Greece Greece Independence Day
Fri 25th Kazakhstan Kazakhstan Nauryz Holiday
Fri 25th Azerbaijan Azerbaijan Novruz
Sat 26th Australia Australia Easter Saturday
Sat 26th Various Various Holy Saturday
Sat 26th Bangladesh Bangladesh Independence Day
Sun 27th Myanmar Myanmar Armed Forces Day
Sun 27th Various Various Easter Sunday
Sun 27th Australia Australia Easter Sunday 
Mon 28th Various Various Easter Monday
Mon 28th Macau Macau Easter Monday 
Mon 28th South Africa South Africa Family Day
Tue 29th Australia Australia Easter Tuesday
Tue 29th New Zealand New Zealand Southland Anniversary Day
Wed 30th Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago Spritual Baptist Day
Thu 31st Malta Malta Freedom Day

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March

March gets its name from the Roman Martius, which was latin for Mars, the Greek god of war. Mars was also an agricultural deity, which may explain why such a warlike god was assigned to a month at the start of spring.