Years: 2022 2023 2024

Mauritania Public Holidays List 2023

Following are the list of Public, Office, School, Bank Holidays in Mauritania year 2023

S.no.DateHolidayType
101 Jan, SundayNew Year's DayNational holiday
220 Mar, MondayMarch EquinoxSeason
322 Apr, SaturdayEid ul FitrNational holiday
401 May, MondayLabor Day / May DayNational holiday
525 May, ThursdayAfrica DayNational holiday
621 Jun, WednesdayJune SolsticeSeason
729 Jun, ThursdayEid ul AdhaNational holiday
819 Jul, WednesdayMuharram/Islamic New YearNational holiday
923 Sep, SaturdaySeptember EquinoxSeason
1027 Sep, WednesdayMilad un Nabi (Mawlid)National holiday
1128 Nov, TuesdayIndependence DayNational holiday
1222 Dec, FridayDecember SolsticeSeason

New Year's Day (01 Jan) : New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.

March Equinox (20 Mar) : March Equinox in Mauritania (Nouakchott)

Eid ul Fitr (22 Apr) : 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 (01 May) : Labor Day, or May Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.

Africa Day (25 May) : Africa Day is a public holiday in Mauritania

June Solstice (21 Jun) : June Solstice in Mauritania (Nouakchott)

Eid ul Adha (29 Jun) : 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 (19 Jul) : Muharram is the first month of the Islamic calendar and a time of remembrance or mourning.

September Equinox (23 Sep) : September Equinox in Mauritania (Nouakchott)

Milad un Nabi (Mawlid) (27 Sep) : Mawlid, or Milad, marks the birth of the Islamic prophet Muhammed, or Mohamed, in the year 570 of the Gregorian calendar.

Independence Day (28 Nov) : Independence Day is a public holiday in Mauritania

December Solstice (22 Dec) : December Solstice in Mauritania (Nouakchott)