Mauritania Public Holidays List 2023
Following are the list of Public, Office, School, Bank Holidays in Mauritania year 2023
|1||01 Jan, Sunday||New Year's Day||National holiday|
|2||20 Mar, Monday||March Equinox||Season|
|3||22 Apr, Saturday||Eid ul Fitr||National holiday|
|4||01 May, Monday||Labor Day / May Day||National holiday|
|5||25 May, Thursday||Africa Day||National holiday|
|6||21 Jun, Wednesday||June Solstice||Season|
|7||29 Jun, Thursday||Eid ul Adha||National holiday|
|8||19 Jul, Wednesday||Muharram/Islamic New Year||National holiday|
|9||23 Sep, Saturday||September Equinox||Season|
|10||27 Sep, Wednesday||Milad un Nabi (Mawlid)||National holiday|
|11||28 Nov, Tuesday||Independence Day||National holiday|
|12||22 Dec, Friday||December Solstice||Season|
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)