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Holidays & Observances in Namibia

Namibia is a Southwestern African country between Angola and South Africa. It has an extremely diverse population filled not only with many indigenous African tribes, but also with different groups of white people of European and South African descent. This makes for unique cultural elements that vary throughout the country. Christianity is the predominant religion, so many Christian holidays are celebrated. Traditional indigenous beliefs are also popular amongst some groups, many of which combine those beliefs with Christianity.


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Country Observances

Common Observance Country Holiday Observance Type Holiday Date
Christmas Christmas Eve Spiritual, Religious, Beliefs
Christmas Christmas National, Federal, Bank, Public
Independence Day Independence Day National, Federal, Bank, Public
Daylight Saving Time DST ends Time Related
Good Friday Good Friday Spiritual, Religious, Beliefs
Easter Easter Spiritual, Religious, Beliefs
Easter Monday Easter Monday Spiritual, Religious, Beliefs
Ascension Day Ascension Day Spiritual, Religious, Beliefs
Pentecost (Whit Sunday) Pentecost / Whit Sunday Spiritual, Religious, Beliefs
Daylight Saving Time DST starts Time Related