The National Day of Turkey is on the 29th October (Republic Day (Cumhuriyet Bayramı), republican constitution 1923). Below we have also listed the public holidays for Turkey. Republic Day for Turkey has been listed above being its National Day.
National Day of Turkey
You will note that the National Day of Turkey which is known as Republic Day (Cumhuriyet Bayramı). That this is celebrated on the 29th October annually. This is in celebration of the proclamation of the Republic of Turkey in 1923. This replaced the Ottoman Empire. The proclamation was made by Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the founder of modern Turkey, who served as the country’s first president.
Overall, Republic Day is an important day in the history of Turkey, and it is celebrated with great pride and patriotism throughout the country.
See also the National Day of Serbia as well as the Albania National Day and the Armenia National Day.
Public Holidays in Turkey
Here is a list of some of the most important public holidays in Turkey:
- New Year’s Day (Yılbaşı): 1st January
- National Sovereignty and Children’s Day (Ulusal Egemenlik ve Çocuk Bayramı): 23rd April
- Labor Day (Emek ve Dayanışma Günü): 1st May is a public holiday in Turkey, and is celebrated as Labor Day.
- Youth and Sports Day (Gençlik ve Spor Bayramı): 19th May
- Ramadan (Ramazan Bayramı): Ramadan Bayram, also known as Eid al-Fitr
- Republic Day (Cumhuriyet Bayramı): 29th October is celebrated as Republic Day in Turkey
- Sacrifice Feast (Kurban Bayramı): The Sacrifice Feast, also known as Eid al-Adha
In addition to these public holidays, there are also a number of other cultural and religious holidays