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Afghanistan has a total of 17 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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||Saturday, February 15, 2020||Liberation Day is a public holiday in Afghanistan|
||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|
||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|
||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|
||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|
||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.|
||Monday, December 21, 2020||December Solstice in Afghanistan (Kabul)|