Constitution Day (Kyrgyzstan)

Constitution Day is a public holiday in Kyrgyzstan, officially the Kyrgyz Republic, and it is observed on May 5 each year. The holiday commemorates when the Constitution of Kyrgyzstan was first adopted on this day in 1993.

Kyrgyzstan is a mountainous landlocked country in Central Asia. People inhabited the territory for thousands of years. In 1876, the territory became part of the Russian Empire.

After the 1917 Russian Revolution, Soviet power was established in the region. The Soviet Union created the Kara-Kirghiz Autonomous Oblast in 1924, which became the Kirghiz Soviet Socialist Republic (SSR) on December 5, 1936, one constituent republic of the Soviet Union.

Following the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991, Kyrgyzstan declared independence on August 31, 1991. On May 5, 1993, the first constitution was adopted. Since its adoption, the constitution has been amended and changed several times.

The following is the list of Constitution Day in the Kyrgyz Republic from 2022 to 2026.

HolidayDateWeekday
Constitution DayMay 05, 2022Thursday
Constitution DayMay 05, 2023Friday
Constitution DayMay 05, 2024Sunday
Constitution DayMay 05, 2025Monday
Constitution DayMay 05, 2026Tuesday

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