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Republic of the Congo

Congo Public Holidays 2017

Today – 18 December 2017 – is not a holiday in Republic of the Congo.

This page contains a national calendar of all 2017 public holidays for Republic of the Congo. These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates.

1 JanSunNew Year's Day
17 AprMonEaster Monday
1 MayMonLabour Day
25 MayThuAscension Day
5 JunMonWhit Monday
10 JunSatReconciliation Day
15 AugTueNational Day
1 NovWedAll Saints' Day
28 NovTueRepublic Day
25 DecMonChristmas Day

The Republic of the Congo celebrates 10 national holidays. A majority of these holidays are based on the Christian faith, with some varying in dates each year. Holidays that vary in date are calculated by the lunar cycle. Employers are required to acknowledge these holidays each year regardless of the date they fall upon.

National holidays in the Republic of the Congo are regulated by Loi No 2-94 du 1 er Mars 1994. This law is currently only available in French and the government only refers to this law in their publications of holiday information.