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North Cyprus bank holidays, national holidays and public holidays for the remainder of 2014, from the Q++ Worldwide Public Holidays Database, the professional source of international public holidays long trusted by the world's foremost diary publishers. The information on this page is provided for private, non-professional, use.

May ⇒ Dec. 2014

Holiday Name
Thu Labour Day
Mon Youth and Sports Day
Sun Peace and Freedom Day
Mon Ramazan Bayram (End of Ramadan)
Tue End of Ramadan Holiday
Wed End of Ramadan Holiday
Fri Social Resistance Day (Establishment date of T.M.T)
Sat Victory Day
Sat Kurban Bayram (Feast of Sacrifice)
Sun Kurban Bayram Holiday
Mon Kurban Bayram Holiday
Tue Kurban Bayram Holiday
Wed Turkish Republic Day
Sat Republic Day of TRNC
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Recent News and Updates

01 Jan 2014 North Cyprus Prophet's Birthday Public Holiday Restored (Turkish Republic Of Northern Cyprus Ministry Of Foreign Affairs-Lefkosa) The deputy director of the Office of Personnel of the Republic of Northern Cyprus has announced that last year's proposal to cancel the Prophet's Birthday non-working public holiday in the Republic of Northern Cyprus had been rejected by Parliament, and therefore that Monday, January 13, 2014, would be a non-working public holiday in the Republic of Northern Cyprus on account of the upcoming "Mevlit Kandili" (birthday of the Prophet Muhammed).  04 Jan 2013 North Cyprus Amends Official Public Holidays (Turkish Republic Of Northern Cyprus Ministry Of Foreign Affairs-Lefkosa) The government of North Cyprus has announced that, beginning in 2013, there would be one less non-working public holiday in the official list of annual non-working public holidays in Cyprus.  03 Nov 2010 North Cyprus Announces Kurban Bayram Public Holiday Dates (North Cyprus Free Press-Lefkosa) The government of North Cyprus has announced that the public holidays for the upcoming Kurban Bayram festival would be from November 15-19, 2010.  More News Updates For the full version of the summarized news items above, and older news items not displayed above, go to the North Cyprus public holidays news and updates page, or worldwide public holidays news and updates page, or subscribe to one of our free email newsletters.

Background Information

North Cyprus International Codes CY and CYP (2 and 3-letter ISO3166 codes) and .tr (ICANN national top-level internet domain). Other Sources of Information The following specialized websites are also a good source of North Cyprus information and news: Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey (North Cyprus central bank), ASI Hot Spots (security-related world events: terrorist threats, political strife, strikes, criminal activity, aviation incidents and health outbreaks), CIA World Factbook (North Cyprus maps, demographics and economic statistics), the IFES (information covering upcoming elections, referenda, electoral structures and voter participation in North Cyprus), and Wikipedia (includes North Cyprus commemorative dates that are not necessarily public holidays).


Religion of Specific Business Contacts : Some of the business contacts that you may be trying to meet in North Cyprus, may belong to a religious group that is not common in North Cyprus, and therefore which is not included in the above list of public holidays or bank holidays. To be safe, you should also verify that no major religious holidays coincides with any planned business trip to North Cyprus.


Religious Holidays : Public holidays in North Cyprus that are based on certain religious calendars may be subject to local variations due to differing interpretations between different religious authorities, or to seemingly arbitrary changes in the date a holiday is celebrated because it conflicts with another holiday that is based on another calendar, or because the day of the holiday is deemed inauspicious (bad luck). To find out more about these uncertainties, see the footnote below, if any, for each specific religion.


Muslim Holidays : Muslim bank holidays, legal holidays and public holidays for North Cyprus were evaluated using the Umm al-Qura Calendar of Saudi Arabia which is used in Saudi Arabia and in most of the Persian Gulf States. Holidays may occur a day later in countries outside the Gulf region. The sunrises, sunsets, moon phases, moonrises and moonsets used in these calculations are based on the location of Mecca (latitude 21.42N, longitude, 39.82E, GMT+3 hours, no summer time rules).

In many parts of the world, holidays are subject to arbitrary, last minute, changes by local authorities. While every effort has been made to present an accurate list of 2014 bank holidays, legal holidays and public holidays for North Cyprus, we cannot accept any responsibility for any error or omission in the data presented above. You are therefore advised to verify the above dates with the embassy or consulate of North Cyprus, before planning any trip to North Cyprus. For last-minute updates to worldwide public holidays, visit our worldwide public holidays news and updates page or subscribe to our free email newsletters.

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