Public holidays in Algeria

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

This is a list of holidays in Algeria.

Public holidays[edit]

Date English Name
January 1 New Year's Day
January 12 Amazigh New Year
May 1 Labour Day
July 5 Independence Day (Algeria)
November 1 Anniversary of the Revolution

Movable holidays[edit]

The following holidays are public holidays but the date on which each occurs varies, according to its corresponding calendar, and thus has no set date. In order in which they occur:

English Name Description
Islamic New Year The 1st day of the month of Muharram
Ashura The 10th day of the month of Muharram
Mawlid The Birth of the Prophet Muhammad
Eid ul-Fitr The end of Ramadan
Eid ul-Adha Sacrifice Feast

References[edit]