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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

vernaculars, Pashtu(18 million speakers), Tajik (5 million speakers), Dari ...
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Name Date Kind
summer holiday (end)Monday August 10, 2020School holidays 
Independence Day*Wednesday August 19, 2020National Day 
Ashura*Wednesday August 19, 2020Muslim, Sufi 
Pachtuns' Day (can be day before or day after)Monday August 31, 2020Secular holiday 
Heroes Day*Wednesday September 9, 2020Banks only 
Day of Mourning*Sunday September 20, 2020cards/flowers 
Prophet's Anniversary - Eid-Milad Nnabi (may be changed to the nearest day)**Monday October 19, 2020Muslim, Sufi 

Summer holiday (end) -
Tuesday August 10, 2021

School holidays :

Independence Day -
Thursday August 19, 2021

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.

Ashura -
Thursday August 19, 2021

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

Pachtuns' Day (can be day before or day after) -
Tuesday August 31, 2021

Secular holiday :

Heroes Day -
Thursday September 9, 2021

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 -
Monday September 20, 2021

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.

Prophet's Anniversary - Eid-Milad Nnabi (may be changed to the nearest day) -
Tuesday October 19, 2021

Muslim, Sufi : Birthday of the Prophet, Mohammed. For nine days there are Parties with fairs, feasting, and parades. Stories are told about how the mountains danced when Mohammed was born, and sang, There is no god but Allah. The trees answered, And Mohammed is his Prophet. Then 7,000 angels brought a golden vase filled with heavenly dew, and his mother bathed the new baby in it. Many stories like these are told to Arab children on the Prophet's Birthday, the happiest day in the Moslem year. paid holiday when falling on Friday