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Public Holidays in Egypt in 2019

Egypt List of National Public holidays of Egypt in 2019

Day Date Holiday Comments
Monday January 07 Jan 7 Coptic Christmas Day Marks the birth of Christ according to the Coptic Calendar
Friday January 25 Jan 25 Revolution Day January 25 Celebrates the beginning of the Egyptian revolution of 2011
Thursday April 25 Apr 25 Sinai Liberation Day Celebrates the withdrawal of Israeli forces from the Sinai Peninsula in 1982
Sunday April 28 Apr 28 Coptic Easter Sunday
Sunday April 28 Apr 28 Sham El Nessim Monday after Orthodox Easter. Spring Festival
Wednesday May 01 May 1 Labour Day
Wednesday June 05 Jun 5 End of Ramadan Eid Al Fitr
Thursday June 06 Jun 6 End of Ramadan Day 2 Eid Al Fitr
Friday June 07 Jun 7 End of Ramadan Day 3 Eid Al Fitr
Tuesday July 23 Jul 23 Revolution Day July 23 National Day. Celebrates the Revolution of 1952
Monday August 12 Aug 12 Eid Al Adha Date varies on Lunar cycle
Tuesday August 13 Aug 13 Eid Al Adha Holiday
Wednesday August 14 Aug 14 Eid Al Adha Holiday
Thursday August 15 Aug 15 Eid Al Adha Holiday Public Sector only
Sunday September 01 Sep 1 El Hijra Islamic New Year
Sunday October 06 Oct 6 Armed Forces Day Celebrates Egypt's victory in the October War
Sunday November 10 Nov 10 Moulid El Nabi

Key

National Holiday Government/Public Sector

Notes

  • Islamic holiday exact dates are subject to moon sightings and may differ from the date given
  • In Egypt, the weekend is Friday and Saturday
  • National holidays are celebrated across the country, with government offices and ministries closed

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