Public Holidays in Azerbaijan in 2018

Azerbaijan List of national public holidays of Azerbaijan in 2018

Day Date Holiday Comments
Monday January 01 New Year's Day Yeni il
Tuesday January 02 New Year Holiday Yeni il
Monday January 22 Martyrs Day Holiday Commemorates Black January (1990) when Soviet troops entered Baku and killed more than 130 civilians
Thursday March 08 Women's Day Weekday closest to International Women's Day
Tuesday March 20 Novruz Holiday
Wednesday March 21 Novruz Spring Festival. Persian New Year.
Thursday March 22 Novruz Holiday Spring Festival. Persian New Year.
Friday March 23 Novruz Holiday Spring Festival. Persian New Year.
Saturday March 24 Novruz Holiday Spring Festival. Persian New Year.
Monday March 26 Novruz Holiday Spring Festival. Persian New Year.
Wednesday April 11 Presidential Elections Moved from October 17
Wednesday May 09 Victory Day
Monday May 28 Republic Day Founding of Democratic Republic of Azerbaijan (1918).
Friday June 15 Ramazan Bayrami Eid Al-Fitr
Friday June 15 National Salvation Day
Saturday June 16 Ramazan Bayrami Holiday Eid Al-Fitr
Tuesday June 26 Azerbaijan Armed Forces Day
Wednesday August 22 Gurban Bayrami Festival of Sacrifice
Thursday August 23 Gurban Bayrami Holiday Festival of Sacrifice
Thursday October 18 Independence Day Not a non-working day
Friday November 09 Flag Day The Azerbijani flag was first adopted on 9 Nov 1918
Monday December 31 World Azerbaijanis Solidarity Day Celebrated since 1991


National Holiday Not a Public Holiday


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

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