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Time difference between Japan and countries around the world
Note: Japan has no Summer Time /Daylight Saving Time
|Time of each country when Japan Time=12:00PM||-|
|Time Difference between Japan and each country (hours)||-|
Japan has 16 "National Holidays" in a year set by law.
Mountain Day on August 11 has been added as its new public holiday starting in 2016.
|New Year's Day||January 1|
|Coming-of-Age Day||2nd Monday in January|
|National Foundation Day||February 11|
|Vernal Equinox Day||March 21 (or 20)|
|Day of Showa||April 29|
|Constitution Memorial Day||May 3|
|Greenery Day||May 4|
|Children's Day||May 5|
|Maritime Day||3rd Monday in July|
|Mountain Day||August 11|
|Respect-for-the-Aged Day||3rd Monday in September|
|Autumnal Equinox Day||September 23 (or 22)|
|Health-Sports Day||2nd Monday in October|
|Culture Day||November 3|
|Labor Thanksgiving Day||November 23|
|The Emperor's Birthday||December 23|
(1)When a national holiday falls on Sunday, the following Monday becomes a holiday.
(2) When a day (except for Sundays and the above) is sandwiched between national holidays, it also becomes a holiday.
Tourist spots and downtowns are busy with visitors on Saturdays and Sundays as most companies and schools are off during the weekend.