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Holidays & Observances in Gabon

Gabon is a Western African country previously owned by the French. It is much more stable than its neighbors both economically and politically. Relatively low violence has allowed it to thrive. It is made up of many different tribes, though most of them are of Bantu origin. Christianity is the predominant religion in Gabon, often mixed with indigenous beliefs. There are few official holidays in Gabon that are not religious, so Christian holidays are the most widely celebrated.

 

Country Observances

Holiday Date Country Holiday Observance Type Religion/Belief
Christmas Eve Religious/Beliefs, Popular & Widely Observed Christianity
Christmas Public, Religious/Beliefs, Popular & Widely Observed Christianity
New Year's Day Popular & Widely Observed
International Women's Day Popular & Widely Observed
Easter Religious/Beliefs, Popular & Widely Observed Christianity
Easter Monday Religious/Beliefs Christianity
Assumption of Mary Religious/Beliefs Christianity
Independence Day Gabon Public
All Saints' Day Religious/Beliefs Christianity, Catholic