Public Holidays in Algeria in 2019

Algeria Upcoming Holidays in Algeria

Note Observance of fasting during the month of Ramadan is currently in effect. This may affect the length of working hours.

Eid al-Fitr

5 June 2019 This National holiday is in 12 days. The festival of Eid al-Fitr, the Festival of Fast breaking, marks the end of Ramadan

Independence Day
Independence Day

5 July 2019 This National holiday is in 42 days. Marks Independence from France in 1962

Eid ul-Adha
Eid al-Adha

12 August 2019 This National holiday is in 80 days. The Feast of Sacrifice is the most important feast of the Muslim calendar.

Algeria List of national public holidays of Algeria in 2019

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


National Holiday


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

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