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When is National Day of Catalonia 2016?

National Day of Catalonia 2016 started on Sunday 11th Sep, 2016 (11/09/2016) 2211 days ago

What is National Day of Catalonia?

National Day of Catalonia

The National Day of Catalonia is a regional holiday that is celebrated exclusively in the sovereign community of Catalonia in Spain. It is celebrated annually on the 11th of September, featuring a wide array of festivities spanning the entire day, such as, communal meals which are cooked in pans of four meters (12 feet) in diameter; traditional and modern music concerts; private parties; political demonstrations and parades; and paying homage to the Catalan heroes and soldiers who perished in the War of the Spanish Succession in 1714. Furthermore, the streets, houses, and buildings are usually decorated with the flag of Catalonia.

On that day, the populace takes the day off, and most organizations, businesses, and stores are closed. However, some bakeries and grocery stores may be open for business. Whereas public transports are usually running –except in rural areas, where it is conditional– to a reduced timetable, notwithstanding. There may be some impediments to traffic due to the demonstrations and parades, especially in Barcelona.

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 National Day of Catalonia from 2015 to 2030

The next occurrence of National Day of Catalonia is marked in red

When is ...?WeekdayDateDays away
National Day of Catalonia 2030WednesdaySep 11th in 2901 days
National Day of Catalonia 2029TuesdaySep 11th in 2536 days
National Day of Catalonia 2028MondaySep 11th in 2171 days
National Day of Catalonia 2027SaturdaySep 11th in 1805 days
National Day of Catalonia 2026FridaySep 11th in 1440 days
National Day of Catalonia 2025ThursdaySep 11th in 1075 days
National Day of Catalonia 2024WednesdaySep 11th in 710 days
National Day of Catalonia 2023MondaySep 11th in 344 days
National Day of Catalonia 2022SundaySep 11th 20 days ago
National Day of Catalonia 2021SaturdaySep 11th 385 days ago
National Day of Catalonia 2020FridaySep 11th 750 days ago
National Day of Catalonia 2019WednesdaySep 11th 1116 days ago
National Day of Catalonia 2018TuesdaySep 11th 1481 days ago
National Day of Catalonia 2017MondaySep 11th 1846 days ago
National Day of Catalonia 2016SundaySep 11th 2211 days ago
National Day of Catalonia 2015FridaySep 11th 2577 days ago
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Quick Facts

Start DateSep 11, 2016
When? Ended 2211 days ago
Duration1 Day
Type Spain Holidays

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