December 2012 International Holidays

Below is a list of the international holidays in December:

Country Date Holiday
Central African Republic December 1 National Day
Chad December 1 Freedom and Democracy Day
Mexico December 1 Change of Government
Portugal December 1 Independence Day
Romania December 1 National Holiday
United Arab Emirates December 2 U.A.E. National Day 1
Lao December 3 Independence Day OBS
Tonga December 3 Tupou I Day OBS
Thailand December 5 King’s Birthday
Aland Islands December 6 Independence Day
Ecuador December 6 Foundation of Quito
Finland December 6 Independence Day
Spain December 6 Constitution Day
Ghana December 7 Farmers’ Day
Marshall Islands December 7 Gospel Day
Northern Mariana Islands December 7 Constitution Day OBS
Timor-Leste December 7 National Heroes’ Day
Albania December 8 National Youth Day
Andorra December 8 Immaculate Conception
Argentina December 8 Immaculate Conception
Austria December 8 Immaculate Conception
Brazil December 8 Our Lady of Conceicao
Chile December 8 Immaculate Conception
Colombia December 8 Immaculate Conception
Equatorial Guinea December 8 Immaculate Conception
Holy See December 8 Immaculate Conception
Italy December 8 Immaculate Conception
Liechtenstein December 8 Immaculate Conception
Macao December 8 Immaculate Conception
Macedonia December 8 St. Clement of Ohrid Day
Malta December 8 Immaculate Conception
Monaco December 8 Immaculate Conception
Nicaragua December 8 Immaculate Conception
Panama December 8 Mother’s Day
Paraguay December 8 Immaculate Conception
Peru December 8 Immaculate Conception
Portugal December 8 Immaculate Conception
San Marino December 8 Immaculate Conception
Seychelles December 8 Immaculate Conception
Spain December 8 Immaculate Conception
Switzerland December 8 Immaculate Conception
Timor-Leste December 8 Immaculate Conception
Uzbekistan December 8 Constitution Day
Venezuela December 8 Immaculate Conception
Antigua & Barbuda December 9 National Heroes Day
Tanzania December 9 Republic Day
Cambodia December 10 International Human Rights Day
Falkland Islands December 10 Battle Day OBS
Kiribati December 10 Human Rights and Peace Day OBS
Namibia December 10 International Human Rights Day
Thailand December 10 Constitution Day
Burkina Faso December 11 National Day
Malaysia December 11 Sultan of Selangor’s Birthday
Kenya December 12 Jamhuri Day
Mexico December 12 Our Lady of Guadalupe
Turkmenistan December 12 Neutrality Day
Malta December 13 Republic Day
Saint Lucia December 13 National Day
Bahrain December 16 National Day
Bangladesh December 16 Victory Day
Bahrain December 17 National Day Holiday
Bhutan December 17 National Day
Kazakhstan December 17 Independence Day Holiday
Zambia December 17 Day of Reconciliation OBS
Kazakhstan December 18 Independence Day OBS
Niger December 18 Niger Republic Day
Philippines December 18 Lopez Jaena Day
Qatar December 18 National Day
Anguilla December 19 National Heroes and Heroines Day
Korea December 19 Presidential Election Day
Macao December 20 Macau SAR Establishment Day
Reunion December 20 Abolition of Slavery
Sao Tome & Principe December 21 Sao Tome Island Day
Zimbabwe December 22 National Unity Day
Aland Islands December 24 Christmas Eve
Argentina December 24 Bridge Holiday 2
Austria December 24 Christmas Eve
Bulgaria December 24 Christmas Eve
Cape Verde December 24 Christmas Eve
Czech Republic December 24 Christmas Eve
Denmark December 24 Christmas Eve
Estonia December 24 Christmas Eve
Faroe Islands December 24 Christmas Eve
Finland December 24 Christmas Eve
Germany December 24 Christmas Eve
Greenland December 24 Christmas Eve
Hungary December 24 Christmas Eve
Iceland December 24 Christmas Eve
Japan December 24 Emperor’s Birthday OBS
Latvia December 24 Christmas Eve
Liechtenstein December 24 Christmas Eve
Lithuania December 24 Christmas Eve
Macao December 24 Christmas Eve
Monaco December 24 Christmas Eve
Portugal December 24 Christmas Eve
San Marino December 24 Christmas Eve
Slovakia December 24 Christmas Eve
Sweden December 24 Christmas Eve
Aland Islands December 25 Christmas Day
Albania December 25 Christmas Day
American Samoa December 25 Christmas Day
Andorra December 25 Christmas Day
Angola December 25 Christmas Day
Anguilla December 25 Christmas Day
Antigua & Barbuda December 25 Christmas Day
Argentina December 25 Christmas Day
Aruba December 25 Christmas Day
Australia December 25 Christmas Day
Austria December 25 Christmas Day
Bahamas December 25 Christmas Day
Bangladesh December 25 Christmas Day
Barbados December 25 Christmas Day
Belarus December 25 Christmas (Catholic)
Belgium December 25 Christmas Day
Belize December 25 Christmas Day
Benin December 25 Christmas Day
Bermuda December 25 Christmas Day
Bolivia December 25 Christmas Day
Botswana December 25 Christmas Day
Brazil December 25 Christmas
British Virgin Islands December 25 Christmas Day
Brunei December 25 Christmas
Bulgaria December 25 Christmas Day
Burkina Faso December 25 Christmas Day
Burundi December 25 Christmas Day
Cameroon December 25 Christmas Day
Canada December 25 Christmas
Cape Verde December 25 Christmas Day
Cayman Islands December 25 Christmas Day
Central African Republic December 25 Christmas Day
Chad December 25 Christmas Day
Chile December 25 Christmas Day
Christmas Island December 25 Christmas Day
Cocos December 25 Christmas Day
Colombia December 25 Christmas
Congo December 25 Christmas Day
Cook Islands December 25 Christmas Day
Costa Rica December 25 Christmas Day
Cote D’ivoire December 25 Christmas Day
Croatia December 25 Christmas Day
Cuba December 25 Christmas
Curacao December 25 Christmas Day
Cyprus December 25 Christmas Day
Czech Republic December 25 Christmas Day
Denmark December 25 Christmas Day
Dominica December 25 Chirstmas Day
Dominican Republic December 25 Christmas Day
Ecuador December 25 Christmas Day
El Salvador December 25 Christmas Day
Equatorial Guinea December 25 Christmas Day
Eritrea December 25 Christmas
Estonia December 25 Christmas
Falkland Islands December 25 Christmas Day
Faroe Islands December 25 Christmas Day
Fiji December 25 Christmas Day
Finland December 25 Christmas Day
France December 25 Christmas Day
French Guiana December 25 Christmas Day
French Polynesia December 25 Christmas
Gabon December 25 Christmas Day
Gambia December 25 Christmas Day
Germany December 25 Christmas Day
Ghana December 25 Christmas Day
Gibraltar December 25 Christmas Day
Greece December 25 Christmas Day
Greenland December 25 Christmas Day
Grenada December 25 Christmas Day
Guadeloupe December 25 Christmas Day
Guam December 25 Christmas
Guatemala December 25 Christmas Day
Guernsey December 25 Christmas
Guinea December 25 Christmas Day
Guinea-Bissau December 25 Christmas Day
Guyana December 25 Christmas Day
Haiti December 25 Christmas Day
Holy See December 25 Christmas Day
Honduras December 25 Christmas Day
Hong Kong December 25 Christmas Day
Hungary December 25 Christmas Day
Iceland December 25 Christmas Day
India December 25 Christmas Day
Indonesia December 25 Christmas Day
Ireland December 25 Christmas Day
Isle of Man December 25 Christmas
Italy December 25 Christmas Day
Jamaica December 25 Christmas Day
Jersey December 25 Christmas Day
Jordan December 25 Christmas
Kenya December 25 Christmas Day
Kiribati December 25 Christmas Day
Korea December 25 Christmas Day
Latvia December 25 Christmas Day
Lebanon December 25 Christmas Day
Lesotho December 25 Christmas Day
Liberia December 25 Christmas Day
Liechtenstein December 25 Christmas Day
Lithuania December 25 Christmas
Luxembourg December 25 Christmas Day
Macao December 25 Christmas Day
Madagascar December 25 Christmas Day
Malawi December 25 Christmas Day
Malaysia December 25 Christmas Day
Mali December 25 Christmas Day
Malta December 25 Christmas Day
Marshall Islands December 25 Christmas Day
Martinique December 25 Christmas Day
Mauritius December 25 Christmas Day
Mayotte December 25 Christmas Day
Mexico December 25 Christmas Day
Micronesia December 25 Christmas Day
Monaco December 25 Christmas Day
Montserrat December 25 Christmas Day
Mozambique December 25 Christmas/Family Day
Myanmar December 25 Christmas Day
Namibia December 25 Christmas Day
Nauru December 25 Christmas Day
Nepal December 25 Christmas
Netherlands December 25 Christmas Day
New Caledonia December 25 Christmas Day
New Zealand December 25 Christmas Day
Nicaragua December 25 Christmas Day
Niger December 25 Christmas
Nigeria December 25 Christmas Day
Niue December 25 Christmas Day
Norfolk Island December 25 Christmas Day
Northern Mariana Islands December 25 Christmas Day
Norway December 25 Christmas Day
Pakistan December 25 Quaid-i-Azam Birthday (Christmas)
Palau December 25 Christmas Day
Palestine December 25 Christmas Day
Panama December 25 Christmas Day
Papua New Guinea December 25 Christmas Day
Paraguay December 25 Christmas Day
Peru December 25 Christmas Day
Philippines December 25 Christmas Day
Pitcairn December 25 Christmas Day
Poland December 25 Christmas Day
Portugal December 25 Christmas Day
Puerto Rico December 25 Christmas Day
Reunion December 25 Christmas Day
Romania December 25 Christmas Day
Rwanda December 25 Christmas Day
Saint Barthelemy December 25 Christmas Day
Saint Helena December 25 Christmas Day
Saint Kitts & Nevis December 25 Christmas Day
Saint Lucia December 25 Christmas
Saint Martin December 25 Christmas Day
Saint Pierre & Miquelon December 25 Christmas Day
Saint Vincent December 25 Christmas Day
Samoa December 25 Christmas
San Marino December 25 Christmas Day
Sao Tome & Principe December 25 Christmas Day
Senegal December 25 Christmas Day
Seychelles December 25 Christmas Day
Sierra Leone December 25 Christmas Day
Singapore December 25 Christmas Day
Sint Maarten December 25 Christmas Day
Slovakia December 25 Christmas Day
Slovenia December 25 Christmas Day
Soloman Islands December 25 Christmas Day
Spain December 25 Christmas Day
Sri Lanka December 25 Christmas Day
Sudan December 25 Christmas Day
Suriname December 25 Christmas Day
Swaziland December 25 Christmas Day
Sweden December 25 Christmas Day
Switzerland December 25 Christmas
Syrian Arab Republic December 25 Christmas Day
Tanzania December 25 Christmas Day
Timor-Leste December 25 Christmas Day
Togo December 25 Christmas Day
Tonga December 25 Christmas Day
Trinidad & Tobago December 25 Christmas Day
Turks & Caicos Islands December 25 Christmas Day
Tuvalu December 25 Christmas Day
Uganda December 25 Christmas Day
United Kingdom December 25 Christmas
United States December 25 Christmas
Uruguay December 25 Christmas
Vanuatu December 25 Christmas Day
Venezuela December 25 Christmas Day
Virgin Islands December 25 Christmas Day
Wallis & Futuna December 25 Christmas Day
Zambia December 25 Christmas Day
Zimbabwe December 25 Christmas Day
Aland Islands December 26 Christmas Holiday
Andorra December 26 Christmas Holiday
Anguilla December 26 Boxing Day
Antigua & Barbuda December 26 Boxing Day
Aruba December 26 Boxing Day
Australia December 26 Proclamation Day
Australia December 26 Boxing Day
Austria December 26 Christmas Holiday
Bahamas December 26 Boxing Day
Barbados December 26 Boxing Day
Belgium December 26 Day after Christmas
Belize December 26 Boxing Day
Bermuda December 26 Boxing Day
Botswana December 26 Boxing Day
British Virgin Islands December 26 Boxing Day
Bulgaria December 26 Christmas Holiday
Canada December 26 Boxing Day
Cayman Islands December 26 Boxing Day
Christmas Island December 26 Boxing Day
Cocos December 26 Boxing Day
Cook Islands December 26 Boxing Day
Croatia December 26 Christmas Holiday
Curacao December 26 Boxing Day
Cyprus December 26 Boxing Day
Czech Republic December 26 Christmas Holiday
Denmark December 26 Christmas Holiday
Dominica December 26 Boxing Day
Estonia December 26 Boxing Day
Falkland Islands December 26 Boxing Day
Faroe Islands December 26 Christmas Holiday
Fiji December 26 Boxing Day
Finland December 26 Christmas Holiday
France December 26 Christmas Holiday
Germany December 26 Christmas Holiday
Ghana December 26 Boxing Day
Gibraltar December 26 Boxing Day
Greece December 26 Christmas Holiday
Greenland December 26 Christmas Holiday
Grenada December 26 Boxing Day
Guadeloupe December 26 Christmas Holiday
Guernsey December 26 Boxing Day
Guyana December 26 Boxing Day
Holy See December 26 Christmas Holiday
Hong Kong December 26 Christmas Holiday
Hungary December 26 Christmas Holiday
Iceland December 26 Boxing Day
Ireland December 26 St. Stephen’s Day
Isle of Man December 26 Boxing Day
Italy December 26 Christmas Holiday
Jamaica December 26 Boxing Day
Jersey December 26 Boxing Day
Kenya December 26 Boxing Day
Kiribati December 26 Boxing Day
Latvia December 26 Boxing Day
Lesotho December 26 Boxing Day
Liechtenstein December 26 St. Stephen’s Day
Lithuania December 26 Boxing Day
Luxembourg December 26 Christmas Holiday
Macao December 26 Christmas Bank Holiday
Malta December 26 Christmas Holiday
Martinique December 26 Christmas Holiday
Montserrat December 26 Boxing Day
Namibia December 26 Family Day
Nauru December 26 Boxing Day
Netherlands December 26 Christmas Holiday
New Zealand December 26 Boxing Day
Nigeria December 26 Boxing Day
Niue December 26 Boxing Day
Norfolk Island December 26 Boxing Day
Norway December 26 Boxing Day
Papua New Guinea December 26 Boxing Day
Poland December 26 Christmas Holiday
Romania December 26 Boxing Day
Rwanda December 26 Boxing Day
Saint Helena December 26 Boxing Day
Saint Kitts & Nevis December 26 Boxing Day
Saint Lucia December 26 Christmas Holiday
Saint Martin December 26 Christmas Holiday
Saint Pierre & Miquelon December 26 Christmas Holiday
Saint Vincent December 26 Boxing Day
Samoa December 26 Boxing Day
San Marino December 26 Christmas Holiday
Sierra Leone December 26 Boxing Day
Sint Maarten December 26 Boxing Day
Slovakia December 26 Boxing Day
Slovenia December 26 Independence Day
Soloman Islands December 26 Boxing Day (Thanksgiving Day)
Spain December 26 St. Steven’s Day
Suriname December 26 Boxing Day
Swaziland December 26 Boxing Day
Sweden December 26 Boxing Day
Switzerland December 26 St. Stephen’s Day
Tanzania December 26 Boxing Day
Tonga December 26 Boxing Day
Trinidad & Tobago December 26 Boxing Day
Turks & Caicos Islands December 26 Boxing Day
Tuvalu December 26 Boxing Day
Uganda December 26 Boxing Day
United Kingdom December 26 Boxing Day
Vanuatu December 26 Family Day
Zambia December 26 Day of Goodwill
Zimbabwe December 26 Boxing Day
Falkland Islands December 27 Christmas Holiday
Ireland December 27 Christmas Holiday
Korea December 27 Constitution Day
Niue December 27 Commission Holiday
Sri Lanka December 27 Unduvap Poya
Lao December 30 Fiscal Year End
Nepal December 30 Tamu Lhochhar
Philippines December 30 Rizal Day
Andorra December 31 New Year’s Eve
Armenia December 31 New Year’s Eve Holiday
Azerbaijan December 31 Day of Solidarity
Bangladesh December 31 Year-end Bank Holiday
Brazil December 31 Last Day of Year
Brunei December 31 End-of-year Bank Holiday
Chile December 31 Bank Holiday
Colombia December 31 Last business day of year
Costa Rica December 31 New Year’s Eve
Cuba December 31 New Year’s Eve Holiday
Denmark December 31 New Year’s Eve
Ecuador December 31 New Year’s Eve
Faroe Islands December 31 New Year’s Eve
Germany December 31 New Year’s Eve
Greenland December 31 New Year’s Eve
Guatemala December 31 End-of-year Bank Holiday
Hungary December 31 Bridge Holiday 6
Japan December 31 New Year’s Eve
Lao December 31 Fiscal Year End 2
Latvia December 31 New Year’s Eve
Lebanon December 31 Last Day of Year
Liechtenstein December 31 New Year’s Eve
Maldives December 31 Last Business Day of Year
Montserrat December 31 Festival Day
Paraguay December 31 Last Day of Year
Philippines December 31 Bank Holiday
Russia December 31 Bridge Holiday 4
San Marino December 31 New Year’s Eve
Sweden December 31 New Year’s Eve
Switzerland December 31 New Year’s Eve
Thailand December 31 New Year’s Eve

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