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Mauritania : 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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Saturday January 1, 2022School holidaysSchool holidays
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Saturday January 1, 2022New Year's DaySecular holiday
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Monday January 3, 2022Winter holiday (end) - French schoolsSchool holidays
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Monday January 10, 2022Christmas holiday (end)School holidays
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Thursday January 27, 2022Parliament recess (beginning)Special Events
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Friday February 11, 2022Mid-term holiday (beginning) - French schoolsSchool holidays
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Monday February 28, 2022Mid-term holiday (end) - French schoolsSchool holidays
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Friday March 25, 2022Spring holiday (beginning)School holidays
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Monday April 4, 2022Spring holiday (end)School holidays
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Friday April 15, 2022Mid-term holiday (beginning) - French schoolsSchool holidays
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Thursday April 28, 2022Ramadan holiday (beginning)School holidays
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Sunday May 1, 2022Labor Day/May DaySecular holiday
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Monday May 2, 2022Mid-term holiday (end) - French schoolsSchool holidays
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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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Monday May 9, 2022Ramadan holiday (end)School holidays
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Wednesday May 25, 2022Africa DaySecular holiday
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Friday June 3, 2022Summer holiday (beginning)School holidays
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Wednesday July 6, 2022Summer holiday (beginning) - French schoolsSchool holidays
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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 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 : 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

Dates confirmed till Nov 2022 and till Aug 2022 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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New Year's Day

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Saturday January 1, 2022
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

Winter holiday (end) - French schools

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Monday January 3, 2022
School holidays :

Christmas holiday (end)

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Monday January 10, 2022
School holidays :

Parliament recess (beginning)

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Thursday January 27, 2022
Special Events :

Mid-term holiday (beginning) - French schools

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Friday February 11, 2022
School holidays :

Mid-term holiday (end) - French schools

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Monday February 28, 2022
School holidays :

Spring holiday (beginning)

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Friday March 25, 2022
School holidays :

Spring holiday (end)

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Monday April 4, 2022
School holidays :

Mid-term holiday (beginning) - French schools

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Friday April 15, 2022
School holidays :

Ramadan holiday (beginning)

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Thursday April 28, 2022
School holidays :

Labor Day/May Day

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Sunday May 1, 2022
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 .

Mid-term holiday (end) - French schools

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Monday May 2, 2022
School holidays :

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 :

Ramadan holiday (end)

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Monday May 9, 2022
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Africa Day

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Wednesday May 25, 2022
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.

Summer holiday (beginning)

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Friday June 3, 2022
School holidays :

Summer holiday (beginning) - French schools

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Wednesday July 6, 2022
School holidays :

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 :

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 :

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

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Saturday July 30, 2022
Muslim, Sufi :