Holiday Guide for Egypt in 2019

Egypt 2019
Egypt
2019

Egypt information

Population: 91.29m
Capital: Cairo
Calling Code: (20)
Time Zone: +2 UTC
Currency: Egyptian pound
Language: Arabic

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Egypt List of National Holidays in Egypt in 2019

Coptic Christmas


Coptic Christmas

Egypt: The Coptic Orthodox Church recognises 7 January as the day that Jesus was born

Revolution Day January 25 (in lieu)


Revolution Day January 25 (in lieu)

Egypt: As Revolution Day falls on a Friday, Thursday will be observed as a holiday

Sinai Liberation Day


Sinai Liberation Day

Egypt: Commemorates the withdrawal of Israeli troops from the Sinai Peninsula in April 1982

Coptic Easter Sunday


Coptic Easter Sunday

Egypt: Easter depends on Passover not only for much of its symbolic meaning but also for its position in the calendar

Sham El Nessim


Sham El Nessim

Egypt: Sham El-Nessim is an ancient Egyptian spring festival celebrated on the day after Coptic Easter

Labour Day


Labour Day

Egypt: This holiday is most commonly associated as a commemoration of the achievements of the labour movement

End of Ramadan


End of Ramadan

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

End of Ramadan Day 2


End of Ramadan Day 2

Egypt: Second day of holidays for the festival of Eid al-Fitr, marking the end of Ramadan

End of Ramadan Day 3


End of Ramadan Day 3

Egypt: Third day of holidays for the festival of Eid al-Fitr, marking the end of Ramadan

Revolution Day June 30


Revolution Day June 30

Egypt: Anniversary of the protests against President Morsi in 2013

Revolution Day July 23


Revolution Day July 23

Egypt: National Day. Celebrates the Revolution of 1952

Eid Al Adha


Eid Al Adha

Egypt: The Feast of Sacrifice is the most important feast of the Muslim calendar. It falls on the 10th day of Dhu al-Hijjah, the twelfth and final month in the Islamic calendar

Eid Al Adha Holiday


Eid Al Adha Holiday

Egypt: Second day of holidays for the Feast of the the Sacrifice

Eid Al Adha Holiday


Eid Al Adha Holiday

Egypt: Third day of holidays for the Feast of the the Sacrifice

El Hijra


El Hijra

Egypt: Marks Islamic New Year and the Prophet's journey from Mecca to Medina in 622AD.

Armed Forces Day


Armed Forces Day

Egypt: Celebrates Egypt's victory in the October War of 1973

Al-Mouled Al-Nabawy


Al-Mouled Al-Nabawy

Egypt: Celebrated on the 12th day of the third month of the Islamic calendar, Rabi’i Al-Awal

Notes

  • Islamic holiday exact dates are subject to moon sightings and may differ from the date given
  • Friday and Saturday is the weekend