Holiday Guide for Turkey in 2019

Turkey 2019
Turkey
2019

Turkey information

Population: 78.74m
Capital: Istanbul
Calling Code: (90)
Time Zone: +3 UTC
Currency: Turkish lira
Language: Turkish

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Turkey List of National Holidays in Turkey in 2019

New Year's Day


New Year's Day

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

National Sovereignty and Children's Day


National Sovereignty and Children's Day

Turkey: The holiday commemorates the first opening of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey at Ankara in 1920

Labour and Solidarity Day


Labour and Solidarity Day

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

Commemoration of Ataturk, Youth and Sports Day


Commemoration of Ataturk, Youth and Sports Day

Turkey: The holiday commemorates Mustafa Kemal's landing at Samsun on May 19th 1919, which is regarded as the beginning of the Turkish War of Independence

Ramazan Bayramı Holiday

 Long Weekend! 
Ramazan Bayramı Holiday

Turkey: Public holiday for the festival of Eid al-Fitr, marking the end of Ramadan

Ramazan Bayramı


Ramazan Bayramı

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

Ramazan Bayramı Holiday


Ramazan Bayramı Holiday

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

Ramazan Bayramı Holiday


Ramazan Bayramı Holiday

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

Democracy and National Solidarity Day

 Long Weekend! 
Democracy and National Solidarity Day

Turkey: This public holiday in Turkey marks the failed coup of July 15th 2016

Kurban Bayramı

 Long Weekend! 
Kurban Bayramı

Turkey: 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

Kurban Bayramı Holiday


Kurban Bayramı Holiday

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

Kurban Bayramı Holiday


Kurban Bayramı Holiday

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

Kurban Bayramı Holiday


Kurban Bayramı Holiday

Turkey: Fourth day of holidays for the Feast of the the Sacrifice

Victory Day

 Long Weekend! 
Victory Day

Turkey: Marks the victory in the Battle of Dumlupınar in 1922, a key battle in the War of Independence

Republic Day


Republic Day

Turkey: On 29 October 1923, the Turkish constitution was amended and Turkey became a republic

Notes

  • The official holidays in Turkey are established by the Act 2429 of 19 March 1981 that replaced the Act 2739 of 27 May 1935