Holiday Guide for Turkey in 2021

Turkey 2021
Turkey
2021

Turkey information

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

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List of National Holidays in Turkey in 2021

New Year's Day

 Long Weekend! 
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

 Long Weekend! 
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

Ramazan Bayramı Holiday


Ramazan Bayramı Holiday

Turkey: 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

 Long Weekend! 
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

Youth and Sports Day


Youth and Sports Day

Turkey: Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, the founder of the Republic of Turkey, dedicated May 19th to the youth of Turkish nation as Youth and Sports Day, a national holiday that sees young people stage sporting and cultural activities and official ceremonies organized across the nation.

Democracy and National Solidarity Day


Democracy and National Solidarity Day

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

Kurban Bayramı Holiday

 Long Weekend! 
Kurban Bayramı Holiday

Turkey: Holidays for the Feast of the the Sacrifice

Kurban Bayramı


Kurban Bayramı

Turkey: 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.

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

 Long Weekend! 
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

 Long Weekend! 
Republic Day

Turkey: On October 29th 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