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Gambia Public & National Holidays

List of National Islamic & Christian Days:

Ashoura - (Commemorating Hussaine ibn Ali)

Assumption Day

Christmas Day

Easter Monday

Good Friday

Independence Day

Koriteh - (End of Ramadan)

Mawlid - (Prophet's birthday)

Ramadan - (Fasting month)

Tamharit - (Islamic New Year)

Tobaski - (Sacrificial Feast)

Dates for Islamic Holidays do vary from year to year due to it being based on the Islamic Calendar & it sometimes subjected to local and religious interpretations. Ad hoc days off are also sometimes pronounced by the President as empowered on him by the constitution. Dates from various internet sources and the BBC Interfaith Calendar.

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