Holiday Guide for Azerbaijan in 2021

Azerbaijan 2021
Azerbaijan
2021

Azerbaijan information

Coronavirus: Travel status Foreigners, except residents or work permit holders, are not allowed to enter Azerbaijan. Passengers will be tested for COVID-19 and placed in quarantine for 14 days. The issuance of e-visas and visa on arrival has been suspended. Azerbaijan Travel Guide

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

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List of National Holidays in Azerbaijan in 2021

New Year's Day

 Long Weekend! 
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

Day after New Year (in lieu)

 Long Weekend! 
Day after New Year (in lieu)

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

Martyrs' Day


Martyrs' Day

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 March 8th 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


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 (in lieu)

 Long Weekend! 
Victory Day (in lieu)

Azerbaijan: As Victory Day falls on a Sunday in 2021, the following Monday will be a public 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

 Long Weekend! 
Ramazan Bayrami Holiday

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

Republic Day

 Long Weekend! 
Republic Day

Azerbaijan: This holiday commemorates the founding of the Democratic Republic of Azerbaijan in 1918

National Salvation Day


National Salvation Day

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

 Armed Forces Day (in lieu)

 Long Weekend! 
Armed Forces Day (in lieu)

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

Gurban Bayrami


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.

Gurban Bayrami Holiday


Gurban Bayrami 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.

Azerbaijani Victory Day

 Long Weekend! 
Azerbaijani Victory Day

Azerbaijan: Marks the liberation of Shusha from Armenia control in November 2020.

Flag Day


Flag Day

Azerbaijan: The Azerbaijani Democratic Republic adopted the Azerbaijani tricolor as the national flag of Azerbaijan Democratic Republic on November 9th 1918.

World Azerbaijanis Solidarity Day

 Long Weekend! 
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