Holiday Guide for Gambia in 2019

Gambia 2019
Gambia
2019

Gambia information

Population: 1.88m
Capital: Banjul
Calling Code: (220)
Time Zone: 0 UTC
Currency: Gambian dalasi
Language: English

Weather in Banjul

Summary: Humid and partly cloudy throughout the day.
Temperature: 32.18°c
Wind speed: 1.49kph
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Gambia List of National Holidays in Gambia in 2019

New Year's Day


New Year's Day

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

Independence Day

 Long Weekend! 
Independence Day

Gambia: Gambia gained full independence from colonial Britain on 18 February 1965.

Good Friday

 Long Weekend! 
Good Friday

Gambia: Good Friday occurs on the Friday before Easter. The day commemorates the Crucifixion of Jesus.

Easter Monday

 Long Weekend! 
Easter Monday

Gambia: Easter is probably the most important holiday of the Christian year, celebrating the Resurrection of Jesus

May Day


May Day

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

African Liberation Day


African Liberation Day

Gambia: Commemoration on May 25 of the 1963 founding of the Organisation of African Unity

Koriteh


Koriteh

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

Koriteh Holiday


Koriteh Holiday

Gambia: Second day of Public Holidays throughout The Gambia in observance of the Muslim feast of Eid-ul-Fitr

Tobaski

 Long Weekend! 
Tobaski

Gambia: 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

Assumption Day


Assumption Day

Gambia: The Feast of the Assumption is the principal feast of the Blessed Virgin, the mother of Jesus Christ

Yawmul Ashura


Yawmul Ashura

Gambia: Ashura is the 10th day of Muharram in the Islamic calendar and marks the climax of the Mourning of Muharram

Maulud Nabi


Maulud Nabi

Gambia: Celebrated by Muslims on the twelfth day of the month of Rabiulawal, the third month of the Muslim calendar

Christmas Day


Christmas Day

Gambia: Christmas celebrates the Nativity of Jesus which according to tradition took place on December 25th 1 BC