Afghanistan has a total of 18 holidays in 2020. 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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Holiday Date Details
Liberation Day
Saturday, February 15, 2020 Liberation Day is a public holiday in Afghanistan
March Equinox
Friday, March 20, 2020 March Equinox in Afghanistan (Kabul)
Saturday, March 21, 2020 Nauruz is a public holiday in Afghanistan
First Day of Ramadan
Friday, April 24, 2020 Ramadan is a period of prayer, reflection and fasting for many Muslims worldwide. It is the ninth month in the Islamic calendar.
Afghan Victory Day
Tuesday, April 28, 2020 Afghan Victory Day is a public holiday in Afghanistan
Labor Day
Friday, May 1, 2020 Labor Day, International Workers' Day, and May Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Eid al-Fitr
Sunday, May 24, 2020 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 al-Fitr Holiday
Monday, May 25, 2020 Eid al-Fitr Holiday is a public holiday in Afghanistan
June Solstice
Saturday, June 20, 2020 June Solstice in Afghanistan (Kabul)
Day of Arafat
Thursday, July 30, 2020 Day of Arafat is a public holiday in Afghanistan
Eid al-Qurban
Friday, July 31, 2020 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-Qurban Holiday
Saturday, August 1, 2020 Eid al-Qurban Holiday is a public holiday in Afghanistan
Independence Day (National Day)
Wednesday, August 19, 2020 Independence Day (National Day) is a public holiday in Afghanistan
Sunday, August 30, 2020 Ashura is a public holiday in Afghanistan
Martyrs and Ahmad Shah Masoud Day
Wednesday, September 9, 2020 Martyrs and Ahmad Shah Masoud Day is a public holiday in Afghanistan
September Equinox
Tuesday, September 22, 2020 September Equinox in Afghanistan (Kabul)
The Prophet's Birthday
Thursday, October 29, 2020 Mawlid, or Milad, marks the birth of the Islamic prophet Muhammed, or Mohamed, in the year 570 of the Gregorian calendar.
December Solstice
Monday, December 21, 2020 December Solstice in Afghanistan (Kabul)
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