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Afghanistan Public Holidays 2023

See also: 2023 public holidays in Asia, China, Iran, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and worldwide.

This page contains the list of Afghanistan 2023 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 2023 is:


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