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linkCôte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast) : public and bank holidays, closure of banks, stock exchanges, school vacations

Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast) : 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: Communauté Africaine Financière Franc (XAF)
  • More Muslim celebrations are observed in the northern part of the country
    Internet domain: .ci - Telephone code: +225 - International dialing code: 00 - GMT offset: 0 (DST: no)
  • Weekend: Saturday & Sunday
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    Sunday January 1, 2023New Year's DaySecular holiday
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    Monday January 9, 2023Winter holiday (end)School holidays
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    Friday February 10, 2023Mid-term holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Monday February 20, 2023Mid-term holiday (end)School holidays
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    Friday April 7, 2023Spring holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Monday April 10, 2023Easter MondayCatholic or protestant
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    Wednesday April 19, 2023Shab-e-Qadr (Quran revelation)Muslim, Sufi
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    Friday April 21, 2023End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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    Monday April 24, 2023Spring holiday (end)School holidays
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    Monday May 1, 2023Labour DaySecular holiday
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    Wednesday May 17, 2023Ascension holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Thursday May 18, 2023AscensionCatholic or protestant
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    Monday May 22, 2023Ascension holiday (end)School holidays
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    Friday May 26, 2023Pentecost holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Monday May 29, 2023Whit MondayCatholic or protestant
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    Tuesday May 30, 2023Pentecost holiday (end)School holidays
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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

    Winter holiday (end)

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    Monday January 9, 2023
    School holidays : Http://www.education.gouv.ci/
    https://www.lijmermoz.org/
    official calendar gazetted by the Ministry of Education
    Schooling is mandatory till age 14
    25% of boys and 50% of girls do not attend school
    Amount of instructional weeks: 32
    schools may open on Saturday
    school uniforms usually required

    We carry confirmed dates till Oct 2023

    Please note that authorities may take last-minute decisions; please double-check if this information is vital to you
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    Mid-term holiday (beginning)

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    Friday February 10, 2023
    School holidays :

    Mid-term holiday (end)

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    Monday February 20, 2023
    School holidays :

    Spring holiday (beginning)

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    Friday April 7, 2023
    School holidays :

    Easter Monday

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    Monday April 10, 2023
    Catholic or protestant : In the year 325, the Council of Nicée determined a date fo Easter. Full Moon would fall the 14th day of a moon month (1). Easter would be marked by the dominical letter(2)and the epactus(3). With the establishment of the equinox ne variatur on March 21, algorithms where elaborated to attribuate a date for Easter whatever the year.
    Time between two consecutive new moons: 20 days 12 hours 44 minutes 2.8 - Gives a letter code for the year's calendar Age of the moon on January 1st, minus one unity, 0 being the new moon's age.

    Shab-e-Qadr (Quran revelation)

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    Wednesday April 19, 2023
    Muslim, Sufi :

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

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    Friday April 21, 2023
    Muslim, Sufi :

    Spring holiday (end)

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    Monday April 24, 2023
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    Labour 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 .

    Ascension holiday (beginning)

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    Wednesday May 17, 2023
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    Ascension

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    Thursday May 18, 2023
    Catholic or protestant : Forty days after Easter, always on a Thursday. After his resurrection, Jesus appeared before his disciples and gathered them to tell them to baptize and spread the good word. He then ascended to heaven on a cloud.

    Ascension holiday (end)

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    Monday May 22, 2023
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    Pentecost holiday (beginning)

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    Friday May 26, 2023
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    Whit Monday

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    Monday May 29, 2023
    Catholic or protestant : Seven weeks after Easter Monday -Marking the day the Holy Spirit entered the disciples left behind and the beginning of their ministry.

    Pentecost holiday (end)

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    Tuesday May 30, 2023
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