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Public Holidays in Algeria in 2018

Algeria Upcoming Holidays in Algeria

Independence Day
Independence Day

5 July 2018 This National holiday is in 14 days. Marks Independence from France in 1962

Eid ul-Adha
Eid al-Adha

22 August 2018 This National holiday is in 62 days. The Feast of Sacrifice is the most important feast of the Muslim calendar.

Muharram
Awal Muharram

11 September 2018 This National holiday is in 82 days. Marks Islamic New Year and the Prophet Muhammad's journey from Mecca to Medina in 622AD.

Algeria List of national public holidays of Algeria in 2018

Day Date Holiday Comments
Monday January 01 New Year's Day
Friday January 12 Yennayer Berber New Year
Tuesday May 01 Labour Day
Friday June 15 Eid-ul-Fitr The end of Ramadan
Thursday July 05 Independence Day Independence from France in 1962
Wednesday August 22 Eid ul-Adha Sacrifice Feast
Tuesday September 11 Muharram Islamic New Year
Thursday September 20 Ashura 10th day of Muharram
Thursday November 01 Anniversary of the Revolution Marks the birth of the 'National Liberation Front' in 1954
Tuesday November 20 Mawlid

Key

National Holiday

Notes

  • Since 2009, Algeria has observed a Friday and Saturday weekend.

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