National Holidays in Egypt in 2020

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Egypt 2020

List of Holidays in Egypt in 2020

Day Date Holiday Name Type Comments
Wednesday Bank Holiday Not A Public Holiday Banks and Stock Exchange
Tuesday Coptic Christmas National Holiday
Saturday Revolution Day January 25 National Holiday
Thursday Public Holiday Government Holiday Due to bad weather
Sunday Coptic Easter Sunday National Holiday
Monday Sham El Nessim National Holiday Monday after Orthodox Easter. Spring Festival
Saturday Sinai Liberation Day National Holiday
Friday Labour Day National Holiday International Workers' Day
Saturday Labour Day (in lieu) National Holiday International Workers' Day
Sunday End of Ramadan National Holiday Eid Al Fitr
Monday End of Ramadan Day 2 National Holiday
Tuesday End of Ramadan Day 3 National Holiday
Wednesday End of Ramadan Day 4 National Holiday
Thursday End of Ramadan Day 5 National Holiday
Tuesday Revolution Day June 30 National Holiday
Thursday Revolution Day July 23 National Holiday National Day
Friday Eid Al Adha National Holiday Feast of the Sacrifice
Saturday Eid Al Adha Holiday National Holiday
Sunday Eid Al Adha Holiday National Holiday
Monday Eid Al Adha Holiday Government Holiday Public Sector only
Thursday El Hijra National Holiday Hijri New Year
Thursday Armed Forces Day (in lieu) National Holiday
Thursday Al-Mouled Al-Nabawy National Holiday Birthday of Prophet Muhammad


  • Islamic holiday exact dates are subject to moon sightings and may differ from the date given
  • Friday and Saturday is the weekend
  • Since 2020, Egypt has observed most mid-week holidays on Thursdays regardless of the day on which they fall and may also move those days to Sundays.

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