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Côte d'Ivoire bank holidays, national holidays and public holidays for the first 4 months of 2018, from the Q++ Worldwide Public Holidays Database, the professional source of international public holidays long trusted by the world's foremost diary publishers.

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Côte d'Ivoire Public Holidays in 2018
Jan.  1 Mon New Year's Day
Apr.  2 Mon Easter Monday
May     Tue Labour Day
        Thu Ascension Day
        Mon Whit Monday
June    Tue Day after Lailatou-Kadr (Quran Revalation)
        Fri Korité / Aîd-eI-Fitr (End of Ramadan)
Aug.    Tue Independence Day (National Day)
        Wed Assumption Day
        Tue Tabaski / Aîd-El-Kébir (Feast of Sacrifice)
Nov.    Thu All Saints' Day
        Thu National Peace Day
        Wed The Day after the Prophet's Birthday (Maouloud)
Dec.    Tue Christmas Day
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Recent News and Updates (public news feed delayed by 30 days)

24 Jun 2017 Ivory Coast 2017 Aïd el Fitr Public Holiday (Gouvernement de Côte d'Ivoire-Abijan) The government of the Ivory Coast, through its Ministère de l'Emploi, des Affaires Sociales et de la Solidarité Nationale, has announced that it had declared Sunday, June 25, 2017, as the date of the annual national non-working public holiday in the Ivory Coast ("jour férié, chômé et payé sur toute l'étendue du territoire national") on account of the upcoming Aïd el Fitr (End of Ramadan) public holiday of the Ivory Coast.  04 Aug 2016 Ivory Coast Public Holidays August 7-8 (Gouvernement de Côte d'Ivoire-Abijan) The government of the Ivory Coast, through its Ministère de l'Emploi, des Affaires Sociales et de la Solidarité Nationale, has announced that it had declared Monday, August 8, 2016, the day after the upcoming Independence Day non-working public holiday in the Ivory Coast, as another non-working public holiday in the Ivory Coast.  05 Jul 2016 Ivory Coast 2016 Aïd el Fitr Public Holiday (Gouvernement de Côte d'Ivoire-Abijan) The government of the Ivory Coast, through its Ministère de l'Emploi, des Affaires Sociales et de la Solidarité Nationale, has announced that it had declared Wednesday, July 6, 2016, as the date of the annual national non-working public holiday in the Ivory Coast ("jour férié, chômé et payé sur toute l'étendue du territoire national") on account of the upcoming Aïd el Fitr (End of Ramadan) public holiday of the Ivory Coast.  01 Jul 2016 Ivory Coast 2016 Lailatoul Kadr Public Holiday (Gouvernement de Côte d'Ivoire-Abijan) The government of the Ivory Coast, through its Ministère de l'Emploi, des Affaires Sociales et de la Solidarité Nationale, has announced that it had declared Saturday, July 2, 2016, as the date of the annual national non-working public holiday ("jour férié et chômé sur toute l'étendue du territoire national") on account of the upcoming "Nuit du destin" (Laylat al-Qadr).  29 Apr 2016 Ivory Coast Public Holidays May 1-2 (Gouvernement de Côte d'Ivoire-Abijan) The government of the Ivory Coast, through its Ministère de l'Emploi, des Affaires Sociales et de la Solidarité Nationale, has announced that it had declared Monday, May 2, 2016, the day after the upcoming Labour Day non-working public holiday in the Ivory Coast, as another non-working public holiday in the Ivory Coast.  25 Mar 2016 Ivory Coast Public Holidays March 27-28 (Gouvernement de Côte d'Ivoire-Abijan) The government of the Ivory Coast, through its Ministère de l'Emploi, des Affaires Sociales et de la Solidarité Nationale, has announced that it had declared Monday, March 28, 2016, the day after the Easter Sunday non-working public holiday, as another non-working public holiday in the Ivory Coast.  15 Dec 2015 Ivory Coast Maouloud Public Holiday December 24 (Gouvernement de Côte d'Ivoire-Abijan) The government of the Ivory Coast, through its Ministère de l'Emploi, des Affaires Sociales et de la Solidarité Nationale, has announced that it had declared Thursday, December 24, 2015, as the date of the second annual national non-working public holiday (jour férié et chômé sur toute l'étendue du territoire national) on account of the upcoming Maouloud (the Prophet's Birthday) in the Ivory Coast in 2015.  16 Jul 2015 Ivory Coast 2015 Aïd el Fitr Public Holiday (Gouvernement de Côte d'Ivoire-Abijan) The government of the Ivory Coast, through its Ministère de l'Emploi, des Affaires Sociales et de la Solidarité Nationale, has announced that it had declared Friday, July 17, 2015, as the date of the annual national non-working public holiday ("jour férié, chômé et payé sur toute l'étendue du territoire national") on account of the upcoming Aïd el Fitr (End of Ramadan) public holiday of the Ivory Coast.  11 Jul 2015 Ivory Coast 2015 Lailatoul Kadr Public Holiday (Gouvernement de Côte d'Ivoire-Abijan) The government of the Ivory Coast, through its Ministère de l'Emploi, des Affaires Sociales et de la Solidarité Nationale, has announced that it had declared Tuesday, July 14, 2015, as the date of the annual national non-working public holiday ("jour férié et chômé sur toute l'étendue du territoire national") on account of the upcoming "Nuit du destin" (Revelation of the Quoran).  08 Feb 2015 Ivory Coast Afcon Public Holiday Tomorrow (Gouvernement de Côte d'Ivoire-Abijan) The President of the Ivory Coast, Alassane Ouattara, has declared tomorrow, Monday, February 9, 2015, as another one-off non-working public holiday in the Ivory Coast on account of today's victory of the Ivory Coast football team in the Africa Cup of Nations final.    More News Updates For the full version of the summarized news items above, and older news items not displayed above, go to the Côte d'Ivoire 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

 The Prophet's Birthday and Lailatou-Kadr: According to legal texts, these 2 holidays should be celebrated on the day after their respective occurence, however, historically, the practice seems to have been to celebrate these 2 holidays on their actual dates.  Houphouët-Boigny Day was only a public holiday from 1996 to 2000, inclusively.  Côte d'Ivoire International Codes CI and CIV (2 and 3-letter ISO3166 codes) and .ci (ICANN national top-level internet domain). • Other Sources of Information The following specialized websites are also a good source of Côte d'Ivoire information and news: Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO) (Côte d'Ivoire central bank), UnitedHealthcare Global (security-related world events: terrorist threats, political strife, strikes, criminal activity, aviation incidents and health outbreaks), CIA World Factbook (Côte d'Ivoire maps, demographics and economic statistics), the IFES (information covering upcoming elections, referenda, electoral structures and voter participation in Côte d'Ivoire), and Wikipedia (includes Côte d'Ivoire commemorative dates that are not necessarily public holidays).


Footnotes
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Religion of Specific Business Contacts : Some of the business contacts that you may be trying to meet in Côte d'Ivoire, may belong to a religious group that is not common in Côte d'Ivoire, 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 Côte d'Ivoire.

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Religious Holidays : Public holidays in Côte d'Ivoire 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.

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Muslim Holidays : Muslim bank holidays, legal holidays and public holidays for Côte d'Ivoire 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 21.42°N, longitude, 39.82°E, GMT+3 hours, no summer time rules).


Disclaimer
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 2018 bank holidays, legal holidays and public holidays for Côte d'Ivoire, 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 Côte d'Ivoire, before planning any trip to Côte d'Ivoire. 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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