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When is Constitution Day 2019?

Constitution Day 2019 started on Friday 6th Dec, 2019 (06/12/2019) 1032 days ago

What is Constitution Day?

Constitution Day

The Spanish Constitution Day is a national public holiday that falls annually on the 6th of December; marking the referendum that transitioned Spain to become a democracy on the same day in 1978.

On the days leading to Constitution Day, children are usually educated on the history, politics, and constitution of Spain. The parliamentary buildings in Madrid are usually open for the populace for a few days, where students and the general public are invited to read the constitution in the Lower House.

On the day itself, the general population takes the day off, and most organizations, businesses, and stores are closed, except for some bakeries and grocery stores. Whereas public transports are usually running –except in rural areas, where it is provisory– though to a reduced timetable.

The celebrations of Constitution Day are rather quiet, where the majority of people prefer either spending the day with family, relatives, and friends; or in serenity. Official ceremonies could cause traffic jams in Madrid, however.

If the holiday falls on a Sunday, the authorities usually push it to a different day. In case of falling on a working day two days prior to, or subsequent to, a weekend holiday, many businesses and organizations usually take the in-between day off, as well.

Dates for Constitution Day from 2015 to 2030

The next occurrence of Constitution Day is marked in red

When is ...?WeekdayDateDays away
Constitution Day 2030FridayDec 6th in 2985 days
Constitution Day 2029ThursdayDec 6th in 2620 days
Constitution Day 2028WednesdayDec 6th in 2255 days
Constitution Day 2027MondayDec 6th in 1889 days
Constitution Day 2026SundayDec 6th in 1524 days
Constitution Day 2025SaturdayDec 6th in 1159 days
Constitution Day 2024FridayDec 6th in 794 days
Constitution Day 2023WednesdayDec 6th in 428 days
Constitution Day 2022TuesdayDec 6th in 63 days
Constitution Day 2021MondayDec 6th 301 days ago
Constitution Day 2020SundayDec 6th 666 days ago
Constitution Day 2019FridayDec 6th 1032 days ago
Constitution Day 2018ThursdayDec 6th 1397 days ago
Constitution Day 2017WednesdayDec 6th 1762 days ago
Constitution Day 2016TuesdayDec 6th 2127 days ago
Constitution Day 2015SundayDec 6th 2493 days ago
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Quick Facts

Start DateDec 6, 2019
When? Ended 1032 days ago
Duration1 Day
Type Spain Holidays

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