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Public holiday

A public holiday or legal holiday is a holiday endorsed by the state. Public holidays can be either religious, in which case they reflect the dominant religion in a country, or secular, in which case they are usually political or historical in character.

Public holidays in various countries:

Religious holidays (alphabetical by religion, then name):

Secular holidays (alphabetical by name, then by country):

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