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Public holidays in Tanzania


Public holidays in Tanzania

This is a list of public holidays in Tanzania

Date Name Description
January 1 New Year's Day
January 12 Zanzibar Revolution Anniversary Anniversary of the 1964 overthrow of the Sultan of Zanzibar.
varies Milad-un-Nabi Birth of Muhammad
varies Good Friday Commemoration of the death of Jesus.
varies Easter Commemoration of the resurrection of Jesus.
varies Easter Monday
April 7 Sheikh Abeid Amani Karume Day Commemoration of the assassination of Vice President Sheikh Abeid Karume.
April 26 Union Day Commemoration of the unification of Zanzibar and Tanganyika into the United Republic of Tanzania, in 1964.
May 1 Workers Day
varies Eid ul-Fitr The end of Ramadan.
July 7 Saba Saba Day A day to mark the Dar es Salaam International Trade Fair
August 8 Nane Nane Day Farmers' Day
varies Idd el Hajj Eid al-Adha.
October 14 Nyerere Day Commemoration of the Father of the Nation Julius Kambarage Nyerere.
December 9 Independence Day December 25 Christmas Day Commemoration of the birth of Jesus.
December 26 Boxing Day

See also


  • The Tanzania National Website

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