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Gabon

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.

 

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Country Observances

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