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Mauritania (Islamic Republic of) : 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: Ouguiya (MRO)
  • Internet domain: .mr - Telephone code: +222 - International dialing code: 00 - GMT offset: 0 (DST: yes)
  • Weekend: Saturday & Sunday
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    Monday November 28, 2022Independence DayNational Day
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    Friday December 30, 2022Christmas holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Sunday January 1, 2023New Year's DaySecular holiday
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    Sunday January 1, 2023School holidaysSchool holidays
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    Tuesday January 3, 2023Winter holiday (end) - French schoolsSchool holidays
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    Monday January 9, 2023Christmas holiday (end)School holidays
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    Friday February 10, 2023Mid-term holiday (beginning) - French schoolsSchool holidays
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    Monday February 27, 2023Mid-term holiday (end) - French schoolsSchool holidays
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    Friday March 24, 2023Spring holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Monday April 3, 2023Spring holiday (end)School holidays
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    Friday April 14, 2023Mid-term holiday (beginning) - French schoolsSchool holidays
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    Tuesday April 18, 2023Ramadan holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Friday April 21, 2023Mid-term holiday (beginning) - French schoolsSchool holidays
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    Saturday April 22, 2023End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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    Sunday April 23, 2023End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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    Monday April 24, 2023Ramadan holiday (end)School holidays
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    Monday May 1, 2023Mid-term holiday (end) - French schoolsSchool holidays
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    Monday May 1, 2023Labor Day/May DaySecular holiday
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    Thursday May 25, 2023Africa DaySecular holiday
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    Independence Day

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    Monday November 28, 2022
    Secular holiday : Granted by the French in 1960

    Christmas holiday (beginning)

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    Friday December 30, 2022
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    New Year's Day

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    Sunday January 1, 2023
    Secular holiday : The world's most widely celebrated holiday, New Years was set on January 1 by Julius Caesar because that was the date the Roman consuls took over their duties. Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday

    School holidays

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    Sunday January 1, 2023
    School holidays : Ministry of Education calendar:
    https://www.education.gov.mr/
    French schools follow a different calendar: http://www.lftm-mr.net/

    In Mauritania, schooling is mandatory till age 14
    Teaching languages: French, Arabic, Pulaar, Azayr, Wolof
    schools close on saturday and Sunday
    school uniforms not required

    We carry confirmed dates till Nov 2023 and till Aug 2023 for French schools

    Please note that authorities may take last-minute decisions; please double-check if this information is vital to you
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    Winter holiday (end) - French schools

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    Tuesday January 3, 2023
    School holidays :

    Christmas holiday (end)

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    Monday January 9, 2023
    School holidays :

    Mid-term holiday (beginning) - French schools

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    Friday February 10, 2023
    School holidays :

    Mid-term holiday (end) - French schools

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    Monday February 27, 2023
    School holidays :

    Spring holiday (beginning)

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    Friday March 24, 2023
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    Spring holiday (end)

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    Monday April 3, 2023
    School holidays :

    Mid-term holiday (beginning) - French schools

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    Friday April 14, 2023
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    Ramadan holiday (beginning)

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    Tuesday April 18, 2023
    School holidays :

    Mid-term holiday (beginning) - French schools

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    Friday April 21, 2023
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    End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)

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    Saturday April 22, 2023
    Muslim, Sufi :

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

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    Sunday April 23, 2023
    Muslim, Sufi :

    Ramadan holiday (end)

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    Monday April 24, 2023
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    Mid-term holiday (end) - French schools

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    Monday May 1, 2023
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    Labor Day/May Day

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    Monday May 1, 2023
    Secular holiday : Chicago, Saturday May 1st, 1886: 350,000 workers go on strike to call for an 8-hour working day. Industries are paralyzed nationwide. On Monday, as demonstrations go on, the police open fire. On Tuesday, Chicago is again on strike. Following a bomb launched against them, the police shoot again. 12 dead, of which 7 policemen. 8 anarchists will be condemned and executed. In 1889, the Socialist International Movement met in Paris and declared this day international workers' day . The Soviets will follow suit, just as the Nazis. In France, under the Vichy regime (1940-1944), the celebration is renamed Labour Day .

    Africa Day

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    Thursday May 25, 2023
    Secular holiday : On the 25th of May 1963 the Organisation of African Unity was established at Addis Ababa in Ethiopia. Its purpose was to promote the unity and solidarity of African states, defend the sovereignty of all members, eradicate all forms of colonialism, promote international cooperation having due regard for the Charter of the United Nations and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, coordinate and harmonise member states economic, diplomatic, educational, health, welfare, scientific and defence policies.