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Equatorial Guinea bank holidays, national holidays and public holidays for the remainder of 2019, 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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Equatorial Guinea Public Holidays in 2019
Jan.    Tue New Year's Day
Apr.    Fri Good Friday
May   1 Wed Labour Day
June  5 Wed President's Day (Natalicio de Obiang Nguema Mbasogo)
     20 Thu Corpus Christi Day
Aug.  3 Sat Freedom Day (Golpe de la Libertad)
     15 Thu Constitution Day (Día de la Ley Fundamental)
Oct. 12 Sat Independence Day
Dec.  8 Sun Immaculate Conception Day (Patrona de Guinea Ecuatorial)
      9 Mon Immaculate Conception holiday
     25 Wed Christmas Day
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Recent News and Updates (public news feed delayed by 30 days)

12 Jun 2009 Equatorial Guinea Declares 3-Day Mourning (iafrica.com-AFP) Earlier today, Equatorial Guinea's President, Teodoro Obiang Nguema, declared three days of national mourning for Gabon's late president Omar Bongo Ondimba.  16 Apr 2009 Equatorial Guinea Public Holiday Tomorrow (Equatorial Guinea News Portal-Malabo) The government of Equatorial Guinea has declared a public holiday for tomorrow, Friday, April 17, 2009, on the occasion of the state visit of the King of Morocco, HM Mohammed VI.  08 Sep 2007 Equatorial Guinea Declares September 10 Public Holiday (PANA-Malabo) Equatorial Guinea's President, Teodoro Obiang, has declared a one-off public holiday for Monday, September 10, 2007, to commemorate the victory, earlier today, of Equatorial Guinea's national selection football team 1-0 against Cameroon.  05 Feb 2007 Equatorial Guinea Amends Official Public Holidays List (Sitio oficial de la República de Guinea Ecuatorial-Malabo) Last Friday, Equatorial Guinea's Council of Ministers, with President, Obiang Nguema Mbasogo present, approved the "Decreto por el que se fijan los Días Feriados en la República de Guinea Ecuatorial" which replaces the current official list of public holidays (Calendario Oficial del 19 de Abril de 1989).  10 Oct 2006 Equatorial Guinea Confirms Location Of Independence Day Public Holiday (Cemac) This year's official Independence Day celebrations will be held in Mongomo, on the mainland.  More News Updates For the full version of the summarized news items above, and older news items not displayed above, go to the Equatorial Guinea 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

Governing Law: The list and dates of the official public holidays in Equatorial Guinea are regulated by the 2007 "Decreto por el que se fijan los Días Feriados en la República de Guinea Ecuatorial" which replaced the "Calendario Oficial del 19 de Abril de 1989".  Public holidays in Equatorial Guinea are divided into 3 categories: Fiestas Nacionales, Fiestas Internacionales con Observancia Nacional, and Fiestas Religiosas.  Regional Public Holidays: All public holidays in Equatorial Guinea are national (tienen vigencia sobre todo en el Territorio Nacional). There are no regional or sectorial public holidays in Equatorial Guinea.  The official Independence Day celebrations, attended by the head of government, take place in a different locality every year.  International Women's Day (March 8), Santa Isabel (November 17), and Human Rights' Day (December 10) are listed in many online sources, but are not public holidays in Equitorial Guinea.  Equatorial Guinea International Codes GQ and GNQ (2 and 3-letter ISO3166 codes) and .gq (ICANN national top-level internet domain). • Other Sources of Information The following specialized websites are also a good source of Equatorial Guinea information and news: Bank of Central African States (Equatorial Guinea central bank), UnitedHealthcare Global (security-related world events: terrorist threats, political strife, strikes, criminal activity, aviation incidents and health outbreaks), CIA World Factbook (Equatorial Guinea maps, demographics and economic statistics), the IFES (information covering upcoming elections, referenda, electoral structures and voter participation in Equatorial Guinea), and Wikipedia (includes Equatorial Guinea 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 Equatorial Guinea, may belong to a religious group that is not common in Equatorial Guinea, 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 Equatorial Guinea.

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 2019 bank holidays, legal holidays and public holidays for Equatorial Guinea, 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 Equatorial Guinea, before planning any trip to Equatorial Guinea. 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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