Public holidays in Cameroon

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This is a list of holidays in Cameroon
Date English Name
January 1 New Year's Day
January 1 Independence Day from France in 1960
February 11 Youth Day
May 1 Labour Day
May 20 National Day the Republic of Cameroon foundation, transition from a federal state to a unitary one
August 15 Assumption
December 25 Christmas Day

1 October 1961 is the Independence Day of the British Southern Cameroons from UK but it's not celebrated.


Movable holidays

The following holidays are public holidays but the date on which each occurs varies, according to its corresponding calendar, and thus has no set date. In order in which they occur:

English Name Description
Eid ul-Adha Feast of Sacrifice
Prophet's Birthday Celebrates Muhammad's birthday
Good Friday The Friday before Easter
Easter
Sheep Festival 39 days after Easter
Eid ul-Fitr Celebrates end of Ramadan


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