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Independence Day (National Day) in Afghanistan

Is Independence Day (National Day) a Public Holiday?

Independence Day (National Day) is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

In 2022, it falls on a Friday, and some businesses may choose to follow Friday opening hours.

Independence Day (National Day) Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2017SatAug 19Independence Day (National Day)Public Holiday
2018SunAug 19Independence Day (National Day)Public Holiday
2019MonAug 19Independence Day (National Day)Public Holiday
2020WedAug 19Independence Day (National Day)Public Holiday
2021ThuAug 19Independence Day (National Day)Public Holiday
2022FriAug 19Independence Day (National Day)Public Holiday
2023SatAug 19Independence Day (National Day)Public Holiday
2024MonAug 19Independence Day (National Day)Public Holiday
2025TueAug 19Independence Day (National Day)Public Holiday
2026WedAug 19Independence Day (National Day)Public Holiday
2027ThuAug 19Independence Day (National Day)Public Holiday

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