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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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summer holiday (end)Wednesday August 10, 2016School holidays 
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Independence Day*Friday August 19, 2016National Day 
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Pachtuns' Day (can be day before or day after)Wednesday August 31, 2016Secular holiday 
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Mount Arafat Day*Wednesday August 31, 2016Secular holiday 
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Eid-ul-Adha - Sacrifice Day - Tabaski - Id-el-Kabir (may be changed to the nearest day)*Thursday September 1, 2016Muslim, Sufi 
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Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day)Thursday September 1, 2016Muslim, Sufi 
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Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day)Saturday September 3, 2016Muslim, Sufi 
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Heroes Day*Friday September 9, 2016Banks only 
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Day of Mourning*Tuesday September 20, 2016cards/flowers 
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Ashura*Friday September 30, 2016Muslim, Sufi 
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Summer holiday (end) -
Friday August 10, 2018

School holidays (please double check) :


Independence Day -
Saturday August 19, 2017

Secular holiday : Commemorates the 1919 Treaty of Rawalpindi in 1919 which granted independence from Britain. The day was celebrated until 1992, when mujahedeen overthrew the former communist regime. The Taliban restored the celebration in 1996.


Pachtuns' Day (can be day before or day after) -
Thursday August 31, 2017

Secular holiday :


Mount Arafat Day -
Thursday August 31, 2017

Secular holiday : Commemorates the day the Prophet Abraham took his son Ishmael out into the wilderness to sacrifice him to God. As he raised the knife to take his only son's life in obedience to God's command, his hand was stopped and the Lord provided a ram in Ishmael's place.


Eid-ul-Adha - Sacrifice Day - Tabaski - Id-el-Kabir (may be changed to the nearest day) -
Friday September 1, 2017

Muslim, Sufi : The second main celebration of Islam. It celebrates Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son in obedience to God. Muslims make their annual pilgrimage, or the Hajj , to Makkah (Mecca) in Saudi Arabia.


Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day) -
Friday September 1, 2017

Muslim, Sufi :


Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day) -
Sunday September 3, 2017

Muslim, Sufi :


Heroes Day -
Saturday September 9, 2017

Banks only : In tribute to Ahmad Shah Massoud (September 2, 1953 – September 9, 2001), a military and political leader in Afghanistan known as the 'Lion of Panjshir'


Day of Mourning -
Wednesday September 20, 2017

cards/flowers : President of the Islamic State of Afghanistan from 1992 to 1996. On 20 September 2011, Rabbani was assassinated by a suicide bomber entering his home in Kabul.


Ashura -
Saturday September 30, 2017

Muslim, Sufi : Husayn ibn Ali martyrdom day, killed in the year 680 in Kerbala (Iraq) fighting injustice.