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Germany (North Rhine-Westphalia) - bank and public holidays of the world - 1970-2070

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Full calendar of public and bank holidays of the world (and banks closures), from 1970 until 2070 for Germany (North Rhine-Westphalia)



Internet domain: .de - Telephone code: +49 - International dialing code: 00 - GMT offset: +1 (DST: yes)
European Truck Ban: 00:00 to 22:00 on Sundays, public holidays & vacations departures/returns; 07:00 to 20:00 in August
Currency: Euro (EUR) ... Convert here!
Weekend: Saturday & Sunday

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New Year's Day**Sunday January 1, 2017Secular holiday 
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Christmas holiday (end)**Sunday January 8, 2017School holidays 
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IMM Cologne*Sunday January 15, 2017Tradeshows 
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Carnival (during 5 days from this date on)**Wednesday February 8, 2017Events, celebrations... 
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Shrove Monday*Saturday February 11, 2017Events, celebrations... 
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Carnival**Sunday February 12, 2017Events, celebrations... 
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Euroshop*Monday February 27, 2017Tradeshows 
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New Year's Day -
Monday January 1, 2018

Secular holiday : The world's most widely celebrated holiday, New Years was set on January 1 by Julius Caesar because that was the date the Roman consuls took over their duties. Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday


Christmas holiday (end) -
Monday January 8, 2018

School holidays : Www.ferien-in-nrw.de
calendar gazetted by the Ministry of Education
all study programs are aligned with the requirements of the Bologna Process
PISA ranking (average 493): 509 (among the 15 best WW)
Schooling is mandatory till age 16
number of instructional hours per year in lower secondary education: 752
Usually no school on Saturday
No uniform required
University of Münster ranking: Times Higher Education #161/QS ranking #308/Shanghai #101-150
confirmed till May 2024


IMM Cologne -
Monday January 15, 2018

Tradeshows : Lasts one week - http://www.imm-cologne.com/ 2018 edition confirmed


Carnival (during 5 days from this date on) -
Thursday February 8, 2018

Culture : In Cologne, Crazy Days have been prepared since November. People wear costumes. Girls try to cut men's neckties. A second carnival is dedicated to ghosts and ends with the burning of Nubbel , a straw figure. In Cologne only


Shrove Monday -
Sunday February 11, 2018

Culture : 'Rosenmontag' is celebrated in the carnival strongholds of Germany (Hochburgen), East Belgium, but also Austria and some cantons of Switzerland,


Carnival -
Monday February 12, 2018

Culture : During one week (starting with the date indicated), there are carnivals in several towns and regions in Germany (Catholic regions). For business, avoid the Thursday (in Cologne, Dusseldorf, Bavaria and Baden-Württenberg). and the Monday (in Bonn, Cologne and Dusseldorf. The days of Carnival (the week, which ends with Ash Wednesday) are not offical holidays. Only Carnival Monday and Shrove Tuesday are de-facto -holidays in the "strongholds" of Carnival (Cologne, Düsseldorf, Mainz and Aachen - but also in several townships in the "western" states), because of the traditional Carnival-Processions.


Euroshop -
Tuesday February 27, 2018

Tradeshows : Lasts 5 days in Düsseldorf 2018 confirmed