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Good Friday in Spain

Many Christians around the world observe Good Friday on the Friday before Easter Sunday. It commemorates Jesus Christ’s Passion, crucifixion, and death, which is told in the Christian Bible. It is the day after Maundy Thursday.

Is Good Friday a Public Holiday?

Good Friday is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

Good Friday commemorates Jesus' death on the cross.
Good Friday commemorates Jesus' death on the cross.
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About Good Friday

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Good Friday Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday TypeArea
2010FriApr 2Good FridayNational holiday 
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2012FriApr 6Good FridayNational holiday 
2013FriMar 29Good FridayNational holiday 
2014FriApr 18Good FridayNational holiday 
2015FriApr 3Good FridayNational holiday 
2016FriMar 25Good FridayNational holiday 
2017FriApr 14Good FridayNational holiday 
2018FriMar 30Good FridayNational holiday 
2019FriApr 19Good FridayNational holiday 
2020FriApr 10Good FridayNational holiday 

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