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Afghanistan Public Holidays 2021

See also: 2021 public holidays in Asia, China, Iran, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and worldwide.

This page contains the list of Afghanistan 2021 public holidays, bank holidays, government holidays, non-working national holidays, and sectorial holidays. The public holidays listing on this page is also accessible via our free Android and iPhone/iPad mobile apps. The full qppstudio worldwide public holidays database for 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023, and beyond, is available immediately, with a professional license.

The list of Afghanistan public holidays in 2021 is:


Date Weekday Public Holiday
Feb Sunday Liberation Day
Mar Sunday Nauruz (Afghan New Year)
Mar Monday Nauruz Holiday
Apr Tuesday Start of Ramadan (Awal Ramadan)
Apr Wednesday Victory Day
May Saturday International Workers' Day
May Thursday Eid al Fitr (End of Ramadan)
May Friday Eid al Fitr Holiday
May Saturday Eid al Fitr Holiday
July Monday Arafat Day
July Tuesday Eid al Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)
July Wednesday Eid al Adha Holiday
July Thursday Eid al Adha Holiday
Aug Wednesday Ashura
Aug Thursday Independence Day (Jeshen)
Oct Monday The Prophet's Birthday (Mawleed al-Nabi)

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Recent Afghanistan Public Holidays News and Updates


Below is a list of recent news and updates related to Afghanistan public holidays, national holidays, government holidays and bank holidays (note that this newsfeed is delayed by 30 days).

Global Holidays Observed in Afghanistan (beta)


Below is the list of global holidays observed as non-working public holidays in Afghanistan, with the dates of these global holidays for the next 10 years (2019-2029).

Afghanistan Background Information and Links