The year in national holidays

Neil Freeman, 2003–
timeline
dimensions vary

1 January

Haiti— Independence Day
Sudan— Independence Day

4 January

Burma— Independence Day

8 January

Northern Mariana Islands— Commonwealth Day

26 January

Australia— Australia Day
India— Republic Day

31 January

Nauru— Independence Day

4 February

Sri Lanka— Independence Day

6 February

New Zealand— Waitangi Day

7 February

Grenada— Independence Day

15 February

Serbia— National Day

16 February

Lithuania— Independence Day

17 February

Kosovo— Independence Day

18 February

The Gambia— Independence Day

22 February

Saint Lucia— Independence Day

23 February

Guyana— Republic Day
Brunei— National Day

24 February

Estonia— Independence Day

25 February

Kuwait— National Day

27 February

Dominican Republic— Independence Day

3 March

Bulgaria— Liberation Day
Guam— Discovery Day

6 March

Ghana— Independence Day

12 March

Mauritius— Independence Day

17 March

Ireland— St. Patrick's Day

18 March

Aruba— Flag Day

20 March

Tunisia— Independence Day

21 March

Namibia— Independence Day

23 March

Pakistan— Republic Day

25 March

Greece— Independence Day

26 March

Bangladesh— Independence Day

27 March

US Virgin Islands— Transfer Day (from Denmark to the US)

1 April

Iran— Republic Day

4 April

Senegal— Independence Day

17 April

American Samoa— Flag Day
Syria— Independence Day

18 April

Zimbabwe— Independence Day

24 April

Vatican City— Coronation Day of Pope Benedict XVI

26 April

Tanzania— Union Day (Tanganyika and Zanzibar)

27 April

Togo— Independence Day
Sierra Leone— Independence Day
South Africa— Freedom Day

30 April

Netherlands— Queen's Day

1 May

Marshall Islands— Constitution Day

3 May

Poland— Constitution Day

9 May

European Union— Europe Day
Guernsey— Liberation Day
Jersey— Liberation Day

10 May

Micronesia— Constitution Day

14 May

Paraguay— Independence Day
Israel— Independence Day

17 May

Norway— Constitution Day

20 May

Cameroon— Republic Day (National Day)

22 May

Yemen— Unification Day

24 May

Bermuda— Bermuda Day
Eritrea— Independence Day

25 May

Argentina— Revolution Day
Jordan— Independence Day

26 May

Georgia— Independence Day

28 May

Azerbaijan— Founding of the Democratic Republic of Azerbaijan
Ethiopia— National Day (defeat of Mengistu regime)

30 May

Anguilla— Anguilla Day

1 June

Samoa— Independence Day Celebration

3 June

Italy— Republic Day

4 June

Tonga— Independence Day

5 June

Denmark— Constitution Day

6 June

Sweden— Flag Day

8 June

Norfolk Island— Bounty Day

10 June

Portugal— Portugal Day

12 June

Philippines- Independence Day Russia— Russia Day

14 June

Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)— Liberation Day
South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands— Liberation Day
United Kingdom— Birthday of Queen Elizabeth II

17 June

Iceland— Independence Day

18 June

Seychelles— Constitution Day

21 June

Greenland— Summer Solstice

23 June

Luxembourg— National Day (Birthday of Grand Duchess Charlotte)

25 June

Mozambique— Independence Day
Croatia— Statehood Day
Slovenia— Independence Day/Statehood Day

26 June

Madagascar— Independence Day

27 June

Djibouti— Independence Day

30 June

Democratic Republic of Congo— Independence Day

1 July

British Virgin Islands— Territory Day
Canada— Canada Day
Somalia— Foundation of the Somali Republic
Burundi— Independence Day
Rwanda— Independence Day

3 July

Belarus— Independence Day

4 July

United States— Independence Day

5 July

Isle of Man— Tynwald Day
Venezuela— Independence Day
Cape Verde— Independence Day

6 July

Malawi— Independence Day (Republic Day)
Comoros— Independence Day

7 July

Cayman Islands— Constitution Day
Nepal— Birthday of King Gyanendra
Solomon Islands— Independence Day

9 July

Palau— Constitution Day

10 July

The Bahamas— Independence Day

11 July

Mongolia— Independence Day/Revolution Day

12 July

Sao Tome and Principe— Independence Day
Kiribati— Independence Day

13 July

Montenegro— National Day

14 July

France— Bastille Day

Iraq— Republic Day

20 July

Colombia— Independence Day

21 July

Belgium— Independence Day

23 July

Egypt— Revolution Day

26 July

Liberia— Independence Day
Maldives— Independence Day

28 July

Peru— Independence Day

29 July

Faroe Islands— Olaifest

30 July

Vanuatu— Independence Day
Morocco— Throne Day

1 August

Switzerland— Founding of the Swiss Confederation
Benin— National Day

2 August

Macedonia— Uprising Day

4 August

Cook Islands— Constitution Day
Jamaica— Independence Day

6 August

Bolivia— Independence Day

7 August

Cote d'Ivoire— Independence Day

9 August

Singapore— Independence Day

10 August

Ecuador— Independence Day

11 August

Chad— Independence Day

15 August

Liechtenstein— Assumption Day
South Korea— Liberation Day
Republic of the Congo— Independence Day

17 August

Gabon— Independence Day
Indonesia— Independence Day

19 August

Afghanistan— Independence Day

20 August

Hungary— St. Stephen's Day

24 August

Ukraine— Independence Day

25 August

Uruguay— Independence Day

27 August

Moldova— Independence Day

30 August

Turks and Caicos Islands— Constitution Day

31 August

Malaysia— Independence Day/Malaysia Day
Trinidad and Tobago— Independence Day
Kyrgyzstan— Independence Day

1 September

Libya— Revolution Day
Uzbekistan— Independence Day
Slovakia— Constitution Day

2 September

Vietnam— Independence Day

3 September

Qatar— Independence Day

6 September

Swaziland— Independence Day

7 September

Brazil— Independence Day

8 September

Andorra— Our Lady of Meritxell Day

9 September

Tajikistan— Independence Day (National Day)
North Korea— Founding of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea

10 September

Gibraltar— National Day

15 September

Costa Rica— Independence Day
El Salvador— Independence Day
Guatemala— Independence Day
Honduras— Independence Day
Nicaragua— Independence Day

16 September

Mexico— Independence Day
Papua New Guinea— Independence Day

18 September

Chile— Independence Day

19 September

Saint Kitts and Nevis— Independence Day

21 September

Malta— Independence Day
Belize— Independence Day
Armenia— Independence Day

22 September

Mali— Independence Day

23 September

Saudi Arabia— Unification of the Kingdom

24 September

Guinea-Bissau— Independence Day

30 September

Botswana— Independence Day (Botswana Day)

1 October

China— Anniversary of the Founding of the People's Republic of China
Cyprus (Greek)— Independence Day
Nigeria— Independence Day (National Day)
Tuvalu— Independence Day

2 October

Guinea— Independence Day

3 October

Germany— Unity Day

4 October

Lesotho— Independence Day

9 October

Uganda— Independence Day

10 October

Taiwan— Republic Day

12 October

Spain— Hispanic Day
Equatorial Guinea— Independence Day

13 October

Fiji— Independence Day

24 October

Zambia— Independence Day

25 October

Kazakhstan— Republic Day

26 October

Austria— National Day

27 October

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines— Independence Day
Turkmenistan— Independence Day

28 October

Czech Republic— Czech Founding Day

29 October

Turkey— Independence Day

1 November

Algeria— Revolution Day
Antigua and Barbuda— Independence Day (National Day)

3 November

Panama— Independence Day
Dominica— Independence Day

9 November

Cambodia— Independence Day

11 November

Angola— Independence Day

15 November

Cyprus (Turkish)— Independence Day

18 November

Latvia— Independence Day
Oman— Birthday of Sultan Qaboos

19 November

Monaco— National Day (Prince of Monaco Holiday)

22 November

Lebanon— Independence Day

25 November

Bosnia and Herzegovina— National Day
Suriname— Independence Day

28 November

Albania— Independence Day
Mauritania— Independence Day
Timor Leste— Independence Day

30 November

Barbados— Independence Day

1 December

Romania— Unification Day
Central African Repulic— Republic Day

2 December

United Arab Emirates— Independence Day
Laos— Republic Day

5 December

Thailand— Birthday of King Phumiphon

6 December

Finland— Independence Day

10 December

Cuba— Independence Day

11 December

Burkina Faso— Republic Day

12 December

Kenya— Independence Day

16 December

Bahrain— National Day

17 December

Bhutan— National Day

18 December

Niger— Republic Day

20 December

Macau— Macau Special Administrative Region Establishment Day

23 December

Japan— Birthday of Emperor Akihito