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A calendar of the national vacation days when businesses, schools, government offices and banks may close and most people get the day off in Azerbaijan...
Official public holidays in Azerbaijan are governed by the labour code of the Republic of Azerbaijan.There are three national holidays that, since 2006, are considered as working days. These are Independence Day, Constitution Day and National Revival Day. There are also a number of days that are referred to as holidays which are working days.
Public holidays that fall on a weekend are moved to the following Monday.
Public Holidays 2017
1st January - New Years Day
2nd January - New Years Day Holiday
20th January - Matyr's Day
8th March - Women's Day
21st March - 24th March Novruz (Persian New Year Holiday)
9th May - Victory Day
29th May - Republic Day
15th June - National Salvation Day
26th June - Ramazan Bayrami
27th June - Azerbaijan Armed Forces Day and Ramazan Bayrami Holiday
1st and 2nd September - Gurban Nayrami Holiday (Festival of Sacrifice)
18th October - Independence Day
9th November - Flag Day
31 December - World Azerbaijani Solidarity Day