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Holidays & Observances in Gambia

The Gambia is a West African country that takes up the land around Gambia River. It is almost completely surrounded by Senegal. It is made up of many different tribes who have held tight to their traditions. Indigenous languages are widely spoken, but many people in the urban areas also speak English or French. About 90% of the population practices Islam, so Islamic holidays are celebrated all across the nation.


Upcoming Popular Holidays

Country Observances

Holiday Date Country Holiday Observance Type Religion/Belief
New Year's Day Popular & Widely Observed
Independence Day Gambia Public
International Women's Day Popular & Widely Observed
Easter Religious/Beliefs, Popular & Widely Observed Christianity
Easter Monday Religious/Beliefs Christianity