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Egypt Public Holidays
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 Year 2007
January 7
January 20
March 31
April 8
April 25
May 1
June 18
July 23
September 12
September 13
October 6
October 13 - 15
October 24
December 20 - 23

December 23
Coptic Christmas Day.
Islamic New Year.
Birth of the Prophet.
Sham el-Nassim (Coptic Easter).
Sinai Liberation Day (Sinai only).
Labour Day
Liberation Day.
Revolution Day.
Coptic New Year.
First Day of Ramadan.
Armed Forces Day.
Bairam Feast (End of Ramadan)
suez Victory Day.
Grand Feast.
Victory Day
 
 Year 2008
TBC*
January 10
March 20
April 25
April 27
May 1
June 18
July 23
TBC*
September 2
October 6
October 2 - 5
October 24
December 9 - 11

December 23
December 29
Coptic Christmas Day.
Islamic New Year.
Birth of the Prophet.
Sinai Liberation Day (Sinai only).
Sham el-Nassim (Coptic Easter).
Labour Day
Liberation Day.
Revolution Day.
Coptic New Year.
First Day of Ramadan.
Armed Forces Day.
Bairam Feast (End of Ramadan)
suez Victory Day.
Grand Feast.
Victory Day
Islamic New Year.
 
Note:

a.*These holidays are not official, although Coptic Christians may follow them.

b. Muslim festivals are timed according to local sightings of various phases of the moon and the dates mentioned above are approximations. During the lunar month of Ramadan that precedes the Bairam Feast, Muslims fast during the day and feast at night and general business patterns can be interrupted. Some restaurants are closed during the day but most tourist attractions and hotels are not usually affected. Some interruption may continue into the 3-day Grand Feast itself.
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