Public Holidays in Azerbaijan in 2019

Azerbaijan List of national public holidays of Azerbaijan in 2019

Day Date Holiday Comments
Tuesday January 01 New Year's Day Yeni il
Wednesday January 02 New Year Holiday Yeni il
Monday January 21 Martyrs Day Holiday Commemorates Black January (1990) when Soviet troops entered Baku and killed more than 130 civilians
Friday March 08 Women's Day Weekday closest to International Women's Day
Wednesday March 20 Novruz Spring Festival. Persian New Year.
Thursday March 21 Novruz Holiday Spring Festival. Persian New Year.
Friday March 22 Novruz Holiday Spring Festival. Persian New Year.
Monday March 25 Novruz Holiday Probable holiday
Tuesday March 26 Novruz Holiday Probable holiday
Thursday May 09 Victory Day Celebrates victory over Nazi Germany and the end of the Second World War
Tuesday May 28 Republic Day Founding of Democratic Republic of Azerbaijan (1918).
Wednesday June 05 Ramazan Bayrami Eid Al-Fitr
Thursday June 06 Ramazan Bayrami Holiday Eid Al-Fitr
Monday June 17 National Salvation Day Holiday 15 June or following Monday
Wednesday June 26 Azerbaijan Armed Forces Day
Monday August 12 Gurban Bayrami Festival of Sacrifice
Tuesday August 13 Gurban Bayrami Holiday Festival of Sacrifice
Friday October 18 Independence Day Not a non-working day
Monday November 11 Flag Day Holiday The Azerbijani flag was first adopted on 9 Nov 1918
Tuesday 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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