The Independence Day is the day celebrated by the country to mark its freedom. The country gains independence after a lot of struggle. Once it gains freedom, it no more remains a part of any state or province.
Independence Day is observed nationwide in Côte d’Ivoire, and schools, offices, and general businesses are closed for the day. The day is marked by national cultural events organized locally by the government.
The Gabonese Republic celebrates its Independence Day on August 17. This national holiday commemorates the independence of Gabon from France in 1960. The festivities usually last for two days, August 16 and 17.