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Niger has a total of 18 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 downloadable as a csv. Signup here to get started.
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||Tuesday, January 1, 2019||New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.|
||Wednesday, March 20, 2019||March Equinox in Niger (Niamey)|
||Monday, April 22, 2019||Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday.|
||Wednesday, April 24, 2019||Concord Day is a public holiday in Niger|
||Wednesday, May 1, 2019||May Day, or Labor Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.|
||Friday, May 31, 2019||Laylat al-Qadr commmemorates the time when Mohammad received the first verses of the Koran (Qu'ran).|
||Tuesday, June 4, 2019||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.|
||Sunday, June 16, 2019||Father’s Day celebrates fatherhood and male parenting on different dates worldwide.|
||Friday, June 21, 2019||June Solstice in Niger (Niamey)|
|Nigerien Independence Day
||Saturday, August 3, 2019||Nigerien Independence Day is a public holiday in Niger|
||Sunday, August 11, 2019||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 Holiday
||Monday, August 12, 2019||Eid al-Adha Holiday is a public holiday in Niger|
||Saturday, August 31, 2019||Muharram is the first month of the Islamic calendar and a time of remembrance or mourning.|
||Monday, September 23, 2019||September Equinox in Niger (Niamey)|
|The Prophet's Birthday
||Sunday, November 10, 2019||Mawlid, or Milad, marks the birth of the Islamic prophet Muhammed, or Mohamed, in the year 570 of the Gregorian calendar.|
|Nigerien Republic Day
||Wednesday, December 18, 2019||Nigerien Republic Day is a public holiday in Niger|
||Sunday, December 22, 2019||December Solstice in Niger (Niamey)|
||Wednesday, December 25, 2019||Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.|