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Public Holidays in Uruguay

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Year 2012

January 1
New Year's Day
January 6
EpiphanyReligious - Catholic or protestant
February 17
carnival holiday (beginning)
February 20
February 21
Carnival Tuesday
February 27
carnival holiday (end)
February 28
Regional holiday
March 6
summer holiday (end)
March 30
Easter holiday (beginning)
April 5
Maundy ThursdayReligious - Catholic or protestant
April 6
Good FridayReligious - Catholic or protestant
April 10
Easter holiday (end)
April 23
Landing of the 33 Patriots
May 1
Labour Day
May 18
Battle of Las Piedras
June 19
Birthday of José Artigas
June 29
winter holiday (beginning)
July 16
winter holiday (end)
July 18
Proclamation of the First Constitution
August 25
Independence DayNational Day
September 18
mid-term holiday (beginning)
September 24
mid-term holiday (end)
October 12
Spanishness Day
October 26
All Saints - (beginning)
November 2
All Souls' DayReligious - Catholic
November 5
All Saints - (end)
December 19
summer holiday (beginning)
December 25
Christmas DayReligious - Catholic or protestant

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