Public holidays and observances in Mauritania

Year 2019

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Tuesday New Year's Day National holiday
March 20 Wednesday March equinox Season
May 1 Wednesday Labor Day / May Day Public Holiday
May 25 Saturday Africa Day Public Holiday
June 5 Wednesday Eid ul Fitr Public Holiday
June 21 Friday June Solstice Season
August 12 Monday Eid ul Adha Public Holiday
September 1 Sunday Muharram/Islamic New Year Muslim holiday
September 23 Monday September equinox Season
November 10 Sunday Milad un Nabi (Mawlid) Public Holiday
November 28 Thursday Independence Day Public Holiday
December 22 Sunday December Solstice Season

Year 2020

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Wednesday New Year's Day National holiday
March 20 Friday March equinox Season
May 1 Friday Labor Day / May Day Public Holiday
May 24 Sunday Eid ul Fitr Public Holiday
May 25 Monday Africa Day Public Holiday
June 20 Saturday June Solstice Season
July 31 Friday Eid ul Adha Public Holiday
August 20 Thursday Muharram/Islamic New Year Muslim holiday
September 22 Tuesday September equinox Season
October 29 Thursday Milad un Nabi (Mawlid) Public Holiday
November 28 Saturday Independence Day Public Holiday
December 21 Monday December Solstice Season

Year 2021

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Friday New Year's Day National holiday
March 20 Saturday March equinox Season
May 1 Saturday Labor Day / May Day Public Holiday
May 13 Thursday Eid ul Fitr Public Holiday
May 25 Tuesday Africa Day Public Holiday
June 21 Monday June Solstice Season
July 20 Tuesday Eid ul Adha Public Holiday
August 10 Tuesday Muharram/Islamic New Year Muslim holiday
September 22 Wednesday September equinox Season
October 19 Tuesday Milad un Nabi (Mawlid) Public Holiday
November 28 Sunday Independence Day Public Holiday
December 21 Tuesday December Solstice Season

Year 2022

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Saturday New Year's Day National holiday
March 20 Sunday March equinox Season
May 1 Sunday Labor Day / May Day Public Holiday
May 3 Tuesday Eid ul Fitr Public Holiday
May 25 Wednesday Africa Day Public Holiday
June 21 Tuesday June Solstice Season
July 10 Sunday Eid ul Adha Public Holiday
July 30 Saturday Muharram/Islamic New Year Muslim holiday
September 23 Friday September equinox Season
October 8 Saturday Milad un Nabi (Mawlid) Public Holiday
November 28 Monday Independence Day Public Holiday
December 21 Wednesday December Solstice Season