Holiday Guide for Azerbaijan in 2019

Azerbaijan 2019
Azerbaijan
2019

Azerbaijan information

Population: 9.73m
Capital: Baku
Calling Code: (994)
Time Zone: +4 UTC
Currency: Azerbaijani manat
Language: Azerbaijani

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Azerbaijan List of National Holidays in Azerbaijan in 2019

New Year's Day


New Year's Day

Azerbaijan: New Year's Day is a public holiday in all countries that observe the Gregorian calendar, with the exception of Israel

New Year's Holiday


New Year's Holiday

Azerbaijan: Some countries observes a second public holiday for New Year's celebration

Martyrs Day Holiday

 Long Weekend! 
Martyrs Day Holiday

Azerbaijan: Commemorates Black January (1990) when Soviet troops entered Baku and killed more than 130 civilians

Women's Day

 Long Weekend! 
Women's Day

Azerbaijan: The UN has declared 8 March to be a day to celebrate, recognise and remember women

Novruz


Novruz

Azerbaijan: Novruz Bayrami is the most important holiday in Azerbaijan. It celebrates the Persian New Year, and the beginning of Spring

Novruz Holiday


Novruz Holiday

Azerbaijan: Novruz Bayrami is the most important holiday in Azerbaijan. It celebrates the Persian New Year, and the beginning of Spring

Novruz Holiday

 Long Weekend! 
Novruz Holiday

Azerbaijan: Novruz Bayrami is the most important holiday in Azerbaijan. It celebrates the Persian New Year, and the beginning of Spring

Novruz Holiday

 Long Weekend! 
Novruz Holiday

Azerbaijan: Novruz Bayrami is the most important holiday in Azerbaijan. It celebrates the Persian New Year, and the beginning of Spring

Novruz Holiday


Novruz Holiday

Azerbaijan: Novruz Bayrami is the most important holiday in Azerbaijan. It celebrates the Persian New Year, and the beginning of Spring

Victory Day


Victory Day

Azerbaijan: Celebrates the Soviet victory over Nazi Germany and the end of the Second World War

Republic Day


Republic Day

Azerbaijan: Celebrated on 28 May. Since 2006, if the 28 May falls on a weekend, the following Monday will be a holiday

Ramazan Bayrami


Ramazan Bayrami

Azerbaijan: The festival of Eid al-Fitr, the Festival of Fast breaking, marks the end of Ramadan

Ramazan Bayrami Holiday


Ramazan Bayrami Holiday

Azerbaijan: Second day of the festival that marks the end of the fasting period of the Islamic month of Ramadan

National Salvation Day (in lieu)

 Long Weekend! 
National Salvation Day (in lieu)

Azerbaijan: Parliament invited Heydar Aliyev to Baku to lead the country (1993)

Armed Forces Day


Armed Forces Day

Azerbaijan: In 1918 a Muslim Corps was renamed to Detached Corps of Azerbaijan with the establishment of the Azerbaijan Republic

Gurban Bayrami

 Long Weekend! 
Gurban Bayrami

Azerbaijan: Eid al-Adha, the Feast of Sacrifice is the most important feast in the Muslim calendar. It celebrates the willingness of the Prophet Ibrahim to sacrifice his son Ishmael in submission to Allah's command, before he was stopped by Allah.

Eid Al-Adha Holiday


Eid Al-Adha Holiday

Azerbaijan: Eid al-Adha, the Feast of Sacrifice is the most important feast in the Muslim calendar. It celebrates the willingness of the Prophet Ibrahim to sacrifice his son Ishmael in submission to Allah's command, before he was stopped by Allah.

Flag Day Holiday (in lieu)

 Long Weekend! 
Flag Day Holiday (in lieu)

Azerbaijan: The Azerbijani flag was first adopted on 9 Nov 1918

World Azerbaijanis Solidarity Day


World Azerbaijanis Solidarity Day

Azerbaijan: The nationalist Popular Front of Azerbaijan organised the removal of borders between Soviet Azerbaijan and Iran on 31 December 1989

Notes

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