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Somalia Public Holidays 2019

This page contains a national calendar of all 2019 public holidays for Somalia. These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates.

DateDayHoliday
1 JanTueNew Year's Day *
3 AprWedMiraaj Nabi *
1 MayWedLabour Day
18 MaySatSomaliland Sovereignty Day *
19 MaySunSomaliland Sovereignty Day Holiday *
5 JunWedEid al-Fitr
6 JunThuEid al-Fitr Holiday *
26 JunWedIndependence Day
1 JulMonRepublic Day *
12 AugMonEid al-Adha
13 AugTueEid al-Adha Holiday *
1 SepSunIslamic New Year *
10 SepTueAshura *
10 NovSunProphet Muhammad's Birthday

Note:
— New Year’s Day, Republic Day and Ashura are observed throughout Somalia except for Somaliland.
— Miraaj Nabi, Somaliland Sovereignty Day, Eid al-Fitr Holiday, Eid al-Adha Holiday and Islamic New Year are observed in Somaliland only.