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Afghanistan - bank and public holidays of the world - 1970-2070

full calendar of public and bank holidays of the world (and banks closures), from 1970 until 2070 for Afghanistan



Iso code: AF - Internet extension: .af - Telephone code: +93 - International dialing code: 00 - GMT offset (AFT): +4:30 (DST: no)
Currency: Afghani (AFA) ... Convert here!
Weekend: Friday

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Start of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)*Saturday June 6, 2015Muslim, Sufi 
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Fathers' DayFriday June 19, 2015cards/flowers 
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End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)**Monday July 6, 2015Muslim, Sufi 
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End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)**Tuesday July 7, 2015Muslim, Sufi 
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summer holiday (beginning)*Saturday July 25, 2015School holidays 
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Start of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day) -
Monday June 6, 2016

Muslim, Sufi : Originally Ramadama is the name of the ninth month in the Arab world. It is, above all, a month of fasting. Fasting was not born with Islam. The abstaining from eating and drinking is mentioned in the Old and New Testaments, preceding the prophet Muhammad. Thus, in the Bible, it is mentioned that Queen Esther asked the Jews to fast for three days before asking her husband to spare the Jews. According to the New Testament, Jesus fasted for 40 days in the desert. Referring to this episode, Christianity has a fasting period of 40 days called Lent . Today, the fasting period of practicing Catholics lasts from Ash Wednesday to Good Friday. The start of Ramadan generally depends on local observation of the moon crescent, but others choose the calculation of the new moon or the statement of Saudi Arabia to determine the start of the fasting period. The three main prohibitions of Ramadan are: eat, drink and have sex, It is possible to swallow one's own saliva, but not the water with which mouth was rinsed. Practitioners can go swimming or take a shower, as long as they do not swallow water. Alcohol-based perfume is prohibited. Nail biting is allowed as long as nails are clean. Dates fruit are recommended after breaking of the fast, provided they do not come from Israel. Travelers, pregnant or nursing or menstruating women are allowed to stop fasting. Practitioners usually gain weight during this period. Punishments are particularly heavy year Algeria, Kuwait, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Saudi Arabia.


Fathers' Day -
Sunday June 19, 2016

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End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day) -
Wednesday July 6, 2016

Muslim, Sufi : Ends the ninth month in the Islamic calendar. There were 30 days of strict fasting from sunup to sundown in honor of the first revelation to the Prophet Mohammed. In India, except in Arunachal Pradesh.


End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day) -
Thursday July 7, 2016

Muslim, Sufi : Ends the ninth month in the Islamic calendar. There were 30 days of strict fasting from sunup to sundown in honor of the first revelation to the Prophet Mohammed. In India, except in Arunachal Pradesh.


Summer holiday (beginning) -
Monday July 25, 2016

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