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public holidays

Compiled by Connie Tindale
National Holidays have fixed dates but most religious holidays and festivals are dependent on moon phases and which move annually.
 
Holidays 2009
7 Jan Coptic Christmas Day. 
20 Jan  Islamic New Year. 
9 Mar Birth of the Prophet. 
27 Apr tbc* Sham el-Nassim (Coptic Easter).
25 Apr Sinai Liberation Day (Sinai only).
1 May Labour Day.
23 Jul National Day. 
11 Sep tbc* Coptic New Year.
20-23 Sep Bairam Feast (End of Ramadan).
1-2 Oct Eid al Fitr
6 Oct Armed Forces Day. 
27-28 Nov Grand Feast.- Eid al Adha
 
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