Mauritania has a total of 14 holidays in 2023. 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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|New Year's Day
||Sunday, January 1, 2023||New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.|
||Monday, March 20, 2023||March Equinox in Mauritania (Nouakchott)|
||Thursday, March 23, 2023||Ramadan is a period of prayer, reflection and fasting for many Muslims worldwide. It is the ninth month in the Islamic calendar.|
||Friday, April 21, 2023||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 ul-Fitr Holiday
||Monday, April 24, 2023||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.|
|Labor Day / May Day
||Monday, May 1, 2023||Labor Day, International Workers' Day, and May Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.|
||Thursday, May 25, 2023||Africa Day is a public holiday in Mauritania|
||Wednesday, June 21, 2023||June Solstice in Mauritania (Nouakchott)|
||Wednesday, June 28, 2023||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.|
|Muharram/Islamic New Year
||Wednesday, July 19, 2023||Muharram is the first month of the Islamic calendar and a time of remembrance or mourning.|
||Saturday, September 23, 2023||September Equinox in Mauritania (Nouakchott)|
|Milad un Nabi (Mawlid)
||Wednesday, September 27, 2023||Mawlid, or Milad, marks the birth of the Islamic prophet Muhammed, or Mohamed, in the year 570 of the Gregorian calendar.|
||Tuesday, November 28, 2023||Independence Day is a public holiday in Mauritania|
||Friday, December 22, 2023||December Solstice in Mauritania (Nouakchott)|
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