2013: Turkey

Turkey National public holidays of Turkey in 2013

Tuesday January 01 New Years Day
Tuesday April 23 National Sovereignty and Children's Day Celebrates the creation of the Turkish Parliament and highlights the importance of children in the country's development
Wednesday May 01 Labour Day
Sunday May 19 Commemoration of Ataturk, Youth and Sports Day Marks the start of the war of independence in 1919
Thursday August 08 Ramazan Feast Date varies on Lunar cycle
Friday August 09 Ramazan Feast Date varies on Lunar cycle
Saturday August 10 Ramazan Feast Date varies on Lunar cycle
Friday August 30 Victory Day Commemorates a key victory in the Turkish War of Independence in 1922.
Tuesday October 15 Kurban Bayrami Sacrifice Feast
Wednesday October 16 Kurban Bayrami Sacrifice Feast
Thursday October 17 Kurban Bayrami Sacrifice Feast
Friday October 18 Kurban Bayrami Sacrifice Feast
Tuesday October 29 Republic Day 28 Oct is a Halfday holiday in the afternoon


National Holiday


  • The official holidays in Turkey are established by the Act 2429 of 19 March 1981 that replaced the Act 2739 of 27 May 1935

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