Holiday Guide for Gambia in 2020

Gambia 2020
Gambia
2020

Gambia information

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

Weather in Banjul

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Temperature: 25.73°c
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Gambia List of National Holidays in Gambia in 2020

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


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

 Long Weekend! 
May Day

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

Koriteh


Koriteh

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

Koriteh Holiday

 Long Weekend! 
Koriteh Holiday

Gambia: As Eid fell on Saturday May 23rd 2020, the Monday will be a public holiday.

African Liberation Day

 Long Weekend! 
African Liberation Day

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

Tobaski

 Long Weekend! 
Tobaski

Gambia: 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.

Tobaski Holiday


Tobaski Holiday

Gambia: 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.

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

 Long Weekend! 
Christmas Day

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