Egypt has a total of 29 holidays in 2019. In the table below, you will find the details of the holidays and when they are observed. All the information display below is also available via our API as well as downaloadble as a csv or json file. Signup here to get started.
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|January 1 Bank Holiday
|Coptic Christmas Day
|Revolution Day January 25
|Sinai Liberation Day
|Coptic Good Friday
Millions of Orthodox Christians around the world annually observe Good Friday to commemorate the events leading up to Jesus Christ's crucifixion.
|Coptic Holy Saturday
The Saturday before Easter Sunday is also known as Holy Saturday for many Orthodox churches worldwide.
|Coptic Easter Sunday
Millions of Orthodox Christians around the world often celebrate Easter Sunday at a different time to the date set by many western churches.
Orthodox Easter Monday is the day after the Orthodox Easter Sunday.
May Day, or Labor Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
|Eid el Fitr
Eid-al-Fitr is a holiday to mark the end of the Islamic month of Ramadan, during which Muslims fast during the hours of daylight.
|Eid el Fitr Day 2
|Eid el Fitr Day 3
|June 30 Revolution
|July 1 Bank Holiday
|Revolution Day July 23
Eid al-Adha (Id ul-Adha) is an Islamic festival falling on the 10th day of the month of Dhul Hijja (Thou al-Hijja) to commemorate the willingness of Ibrahim (Abraham) to sacrifice his son.
|Eid al-Adha Day 2
|Eid al-Adha Day 3
|Eid al-Adha Day 4
|Flooding of the Nile
Muharram is the first month of the Islamic calendar and a time of remembrance or mourning.
|Armed Forces Day
|Prophet Mohamed's birthday
Mawlid, or Milad, marks the birth of the Islamic prophet Muhammed, or Mohamed, in the year 570 of the Gregorian calendar.