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Libya : complete schedule of public and bank holidays, closure of banks and stock exchanges, school vacations, trade fairs, cultural and sporting events, festivals, carnivals, election during the next 3 months


Currency: Dinar (LYD)
Working hours: from 7am to 2 pm (summer); from 8am to 3 pm (winter). During Ramadan, working hours are shorter.
Internet domain: .ly - Telephone code: +218 - International dialing code: 00 - GMT offset: +1 (DST under discussion)
Weekend: Friday

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Saturday January 1, 2022School holidaysSchool holidays
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Friday January 14, 2022Regional holidaySecular holiday
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Thursday February 17, 2022Revolution DaySecular holiday
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Saturday March 19, 2022Victory DaySecular holiday
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Monday March 21, 2022Mothers' Daycards/flowers
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Sunday April 3, 2022Start of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)cards/flowers
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Monday April 4, 2022Tripoli International FairTradeshows
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Thursday April 28, 2022Ramadan holiday (beginning)School holidays
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Sunday May 1, 2022Labour DaySecular holiday
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Monday May 2, 2022End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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Tuesday May 3, 2022End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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Wednesday May 4, 2022End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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Saturday May 7, 2022Ramadan holiday (end)School holidays
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Sunday May 15, 2022International Trade FairTradeshows
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Friday July 8, 2022Al Waqfa DayMuslim, Sufi
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Saturday July 9, 2022Eid-ul-Adha - Sacrifice Day - Tabaski - Id-el-Kabir (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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Sunday July 10, 2022Eid-ul-Adha - Sacrifice Day - Tabaski - Id-el-Kabir (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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Monday July 11, 2022Eid-ul-Adha - Sacrifice Day - Tabaski - Id-el-Kabir (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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Saturday July 23, 2022Revolution DayEvents, celebrations...
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Saturday July 30, 2022El am Hejir New Year (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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School holidays

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Saturday January 1, 2022
School holidays : 2020-2021 calendar to be viewed here https://www.zarkachat.com/academic-year-2020-2021-libya/ (in Arabic)

Regional holiday

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Friday January 14, 2022
Secular holiday : New Amazigh year in Amazigh towns only

Revolution Day

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Thursday February 17, 2022
Secular holiday : To celebrate the start of Libyan revolution on 17th of February 2011 (from 2012 onwards) Paid holiday when falling on Friday or Saturday

Victory Day

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Saturday March 19, 2022
Secular holiday : Over the previous President Mouammar Kadhafi

Mothers' Day

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Monday March 21, 2022
cards/flowers : Ruz-e Madar in Arabic

Start of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)

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Sunday April 3, 2022
cards/flowers :

Tripoli International Fair

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Monday April 4, 2022
Tradeshows :

Ramadan holiday (beginning)

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Thursday April 28, 2022
School holidays :

Labour Day

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Sunday May 1, 2022
Secular holiday :

End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)

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Monday May 2, 2022
Muslim, Sufi :

End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)

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Tuesday May 3, 2022
Muslim, Sufi :

End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)

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Wednesday May 4, 2022
Muslim, Sufi :

Ramadan holiday (end)

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Saturday May 7, 2022
School holidays :

International Trade Fair

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Sunday May 15, 2022
Tradeshows : Lasts 10 days - in Tripoli - http://tripolifair.com/ - Gas & petroleum updated Dec 2013

Al Waqfa Day

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Friday July 8, 2022
Muslim, Sufi : Commemorates the day the Prophet Abraham took his son Ishmael out into the wilderness to sacrifice him to God. As he raised the knife to take his only son's life in obedience to God's command, his hand was stopped and the Lord provided a ram in Ishmael's place.

Eid-ul-Adha - Sacrifice Day - Tabaski - Id-el-Kabir (may be changed to the nearest day)

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Saturday July 9, 2022
Muslim, Sufi :

Eid-ul-Adha - Sacrifice Day - Tabaski - Id-el-Kabir (may be changed to the nearest day)

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Sunday July 10, 2022
Muslim, Sufi : The second main celebration of Islam. It celebrates Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son in obedience to God. Muslims make their annual pilgrimage, or the Hajj , to Makkah (Mecca) in Saudi Arabia. Paid holiday when falling on Friday or Saturday

Eid-ul-Adha - Sacrifice Day - Tabaski - Id-el-Kabir (may be changed to the nearest day)

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Monday July 11, 2022
Muslim, Sufi :

Revolution Day

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Saturday July 23, 2022
Culture :

El am Hejir New Year (may be changed to the nearest day)

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Saturday July 30, 2022
Muslim, Sufi : The event where Muhammad fled Mecca with a small group of followers to go to Medina (Yathrib) in the year 622 A.D., under mounting hostility towards Muhammad. Muslim calendar starts from this date (A.H.), which was established in `Umar's reign. Medina is about 200 miles north of Mecca. Muhammad arrived there on 20th Sep 622 A.D. The name of the city was changed to Medinatu'l-Nabi (city of the Prophet).