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Niger 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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||Wednesday, January 1, 2020||New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.|
||Friday, March 20, 2020||March Equinox in Niger (Niamey)|
||Monday, April 13, 2020||Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday.|
||Friday, April 24, 2020||Concord Day is a public holiday in Niger|
||Friday, May 1, 2020||Labor Day, or May Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.|
||Wednesday, May 20, 2020||Laylat al-Qadr commmemorates the time when Mohammad received the first verses of the Koran (Qu'ran).|
||Saturday, May 23, 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.|
||Saturday, June 20, 2020||June Solstice in Niger (Niamey)|
||Sunday, June 21, 2020||Father’s Day celebrates fatherhood and male parenting on different dates worldwide.|
||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-Adha Holiday
||Saturday, August 1, 2020||Eid al-Adha Holiday is a public holiday in Niger|
|Nigerien Independence Day
||Monday, August 3, 2020||Nigerien Independence Day is a public holiday in Niger|
||Friday, August 21, 2020||Muharram is the first month of the Islamic calendar and a time of remembrance or mourning.|
||Tuesday, September 22, 2020||September Equinox in Niger (Niamey)|
|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.|
|Nigerien Republic Day
||Friday, December 18, 2020||Nigerien Republic Day is a public holiday in Niger|
||Monday, December 21, 2020||December Solstice in Niger (Niamey)|
||Friday, December 25, 2020||Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.|