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Public Holidays in Azerbaijan in 2017

Azerbaijan Upcoming Holidays in Azerbaijan

World Azerbaijanis Solidarity Day
World Azerbaijanis Solidarity Day

31 December 2016 This National holiday is in 27 days. The nationalist Popular Front of Azerbaijan organised the removal of borders between So...

New Years Day
New Years Day

1 January 2017 This National holiday is in 28 days. New Years Day is a public holiday in all countries that observe the Gregorian calendar,...

New Year Holiday (observed)
New Year Holiday (observed)

2 January 2017 This National holiday is in 29 days. Second day of celebrations to mark the New Year

Azerbaijan List of national public holidays of Azerbaijan in 2017

Day Date Holiday Comments
Sunday January 01 Jan 1 New Years Day Yeni il
Monday January 02 Jan 2 New Year Holiday (observed) Yeni il
Friday January 20 Jan 20 Martyrs Day Commemorates Black January (1990) when Soviet troops entered Baku and killed more than 130 civilians
Wednesday March 08 Mar 8 Womens Day Weekday closest to International Women's Day
Monday March 20 Mar 20 Novruz Spring Festival. Persian New Year.
Tuesday March 21 Mar 21 Novruz Holiday Spring Festival. Persian New Year.
Wednesday March 22 Mar 22 Novruz Holiday Spring Festival. Persian New Year.
Thursday March 23 Mar 23 Novruz Holiday Spring Festival. Persian New Year.
Friday March 24 Mar 24 Novruz Holiday Spring Festival. Persian New Year.
Tuesday May 09 May 9 Victory Day Celebrates victory over Nazi Germany and the end of the Second World War
Monday May 29 May 29 Republic Day (observed) Founding of Democratic Republic of Azerbaijan (1918).
Thursday June 15 Jun 15 National Salvation Day Parliament invited Heydar Aliyev to Baku to lead the country (1993)
Monday June 26 Jun 26 Ramazan Bayrami Eid Al-Fitr
Tuesday June 27 Jun 27 Azerbaijan Armed Forces Day (observed) In 1918 a Muslim Corps was renamed to Detached Corps of Azerbaijan with the establishment of the Azerbaijan Republic
Tuesday June 27 Jun 27 Ramazan Bayrami Holiday Eid Al-Fitr
Friday September 01 Sep 1 Gurban Bayrami Festival of Sacrifice
Saturday September 02 Sep 2 Gurban Bayrami Holiday Festival of Sacrifice
Wednesday October 18 Oct 18 Independence Day Adoption of the declaration of independence on 18 Oct 1991
Thursday November 09 Nov 9 Flag Day The Azerbijani flag was first adopted on 9 Nov 1918
Sunday December 31 Dec 31 World Azerbaijanis Solidarity Day Celebrated since 1991

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Notes

  • Holidays that fall on the weekend will be observed on the following Monday

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