Independence days (Some countries were always independent) 

Afghanistan
Afghan Independence Day (Afghan Victory Day) August 19 1919

Albania
Flag Day (Dita e Flamurit) November 28 1912
Liberation Day November 29

Algeria
Independence Day July 5 1962

Andorra
None

Angola
Independence Day November 11 1975

Antigua and Barbuda
Independence Day November 1 1981

Argentina
Independence Day July 9 1816

Armenia
Republic Day May 28 1918
Independence Day September 21 1991

Australia
Australia Day (January 26)

Austria
National Day October 26 1955

Azerbaijan
Independence Day May 28 1918 - Declaration of Independence (Azerbaijan)
Independence Day October 18 1991 - Adoption of the constitutional act "On the State Independence of the Republic of Azerbaijan"

Bahamas
Independence Day July 10 1973

Bahrain
Independence Day December 16 1971

Bangladesh
Independence Day March 26 1971

Barbados
Independence Day November 30 1966

Belarus
Independence Day July 3 1991

Belgium
National Day July 21 1831

Belize
Independence Day September 21 1981

Benin
Independence Day August 1 1960

Bhutan
None

Bolivia
Independence Day August 6 1825

Bosnia and Herzegovina
Independence Day March 1 1992

Botswana
Independence Day September 30 1966

Brazil
Independence Day September 7 1822

Brunei
National Day February 23 1984

Bulgaria
Liberation Day March 3 1878
Independence Day September 22 1908

Burkina Faso
Proclamation of Independence Day December 11 1958
Independence Day August 5 1960

Burundi
Independence Day July 1 1962

Cambodia
Independence Day November 9 1953

Cameroon
National Day on May 20

Canada
Canada Day July 1 1867

Cape Verde
Independence Day July 5 1975

Central African Republic
National Day December 1 1958
Independence Day August 13 1960

Chad
Republic Day November 28 1958
Independence Day August 11 1960

Chile
Independence Day September 18 1810

China
Founding of the People's Republic of China on October 1, 1949.

Colombia
Independence Day July 20 1810

Comoros
Independence Day July 6 1975
Congo
Republic Day November 28 1958
Independence Day August 15 1960

Costa Rica
Independence Day September 15 1821

Croatia
Statehood Day May 30 1990

Cuba
Commencement of the Wars of Independence October 10 1868

Cyprus
National Day April 1 1955
Independence Day October 1 1960

Czech Republic
Independence Day October 28 1918
Restoration Day January 1 1993

Independence day of India

Independence Day
August 15 1947

Republic Day
January 26 1950

 

 

 

 

Denmark
None

Democratic Republic of Congo
Independence Day June 30 1960

Djibouti
Independence Day June 27 1977

Dominica
Independence Day November 3 1978

Dominican
Republic Independence Day February 27 1821

East Timor
Independence Restoration Day May 20 2002

Ecuador
Independence Day August 10 1809

Egypt
None

El Salvador
Independence Day September 15 1821

Equatorial Guinea
October 12 1968

Eritrea
Independence Day May 24 1991

Estonia
Independence Day February 24 1918
Day of Restoration of Independence August 20 1991

Eswatini
Somhlolo Day September 6 1968

Ethiopia
None

Fiji
Fiji Day October 10 1970

Finland
Independence Day December 6 1917

France
National Day or Bastille Day July 14 1789

Gabon
Independence Day August 17 1960

Gambia
Independence Day February 18 1965

Georgia
Independence Day May 26 1918
Day of National Unity April 9 1991

Germany
None

Ghana
Independence Day March 6 1957

Greece
Independence Day March 25 1821

Grenada
Independence Day February 7 1974

Guatemala
Independence Day September 15 1821

Guinea
Independence Day October 2 1958

Guinea-Bissau
Independence Day September 24 1973

Guyana
Independence Day May 26 1966

Haiti
Independence Day January 1 1804

Honduras
Independence Day September 15 1821

Hungary
Day of Hungarian Freedom last Saturday of June 1991

Iceland
National Day June 17 1944


Indonesia
Independence Day (Hari Kemerdekaan) August 17 1945

Iran
Iranian Islamic Republic Day April 1 1979

Iraq
Independence Day October 3 1932

Ireland
Independence Day April 24 1916

Israel
Independence Day (Yom Ha'atzmaut) Iyar 5 (On or between Apr 15 and May 15, depending on the Hebrew calendar).

Italy
none

Ivory Coast
Independence Day August 7 1960

Jamaica
August 6 1962

Japan
None

Jordan
Independence Day May 25 1946

Kazakhstan
Independence Day December 16 1991

Kenya
Jamhuri Day December 12 1963

Kiribati
Independence day July 12 1979

Kuwait
Independence Day February 25 1991

Kyrgyzstan
Independence Day August 31 1991

Laos None

Latvia
Proclamation Day of the Republic of Latvia November 18 1918
Day of Restoration of Independence May 4 1990

Lebanon
Independence Day November 22 1943

Lesotho
Independence Day October 4 1966

Liberia
Independence Day July 26 1847

Libya
Independence Day December 24 1951

Liechtenstein
None

Lithuania
Statehood Restoration Day February 16 1918
Independence Restoration Day March 11 1990

Luxembourg
None

Madagascar
Independence Day June 26 1960

Malawi
Independence Day July 6 1964

Malaysia
Independence Day (Hari Merdeka) August 31 1957

Maldives
Independence Day July 26 1965

Mali
Independence Day September 22 1960

Malta
Independence Day September 21 1964

Marshall Islands
None

Mauritania
Independence Day November 28 1960

Mauritius
Independence Day March 12 1968

Mexico
Cry of Dolores Grito de Dolores September 15 1810
Día de la Independéncia September 16 1810

Micronesia
Independence Day November 3 1986

Moldova
Independence Day August 27 1991

Monaco
None

Mongolia
Independence Day December 29 1911

Montenegro
Independence Day May 21 2006

Morocco
Proclamation of Independence Day January 11 1944
Independence Day November 18 1955

Mozambique
Independence Day Dia da Independência Nacional June 25 1975

Myanmar
Independence Day January 4 1948

Namibia
Independence Day March 21 1990

Nauru
Independence Day January 31 1968

Nepal
None

Netherlands
Independence Day July 26 1581

New Zealand
None

Nicaragua
Independence Day September 15 1821

Niger
Independence Day August 3 1960

Nigeria
Independence Day October 1 1960

North Korea
National Liberation Day of Korea (Chogukhaebangui na) August 15 1948

North Macedonia
Independence Day (Den na nezavisnosta) September 8 1991

Norway
Constitution Day May 17 1814
Independence Day June 7 1905

Oman
National Day November 18 1650

Pakistan
Independence Day (Youm-e-Azadi) August 14 1947

Palau
None

Palestine
National Day[citation needed] November 15 1988

Panama
Independence Day November 28 1821
Separation Day November 3 1903

Papua New Guinea
Independence Day September 16 1975

Paraguay
Independence Day May 14 and May 15 1811

Peru
Fiestas Patrias July 28 1821

Philippines
Independence Day (Araw ng Kalayaan or Araw ng Kasarinlan) June 12 1898

Poland
Independence Day (Swieto Niepodleglosci) November 11 1918

Portugal
Restoration of Independence Day December 1 1640

Qatar
National Day December 18 1878
Independence December 18 1971

Romania
State Independence Day of Romania (Ziua Independentei de Stat a României) May 9 1877

Russia
None

Rwanda
Independence Day July 1 1962

Saint Kitts and Nevis
Independence Day September 19 1983

Saint Lucia
Independence Day February 22 1979

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Independence Day October 27 1979

Samoa
Independence Day June 1 1962

San Marino
None

São Tomé and Príncipe
Independence Day July 12 1975

Saudi Arabia
National Day September 23 1932

Senegal
Independence Day April 4 1960

Serbia
Statehood Day February 15 1804 and 1835

Seychelles
Independence Day June 29 1976

Sierra Leone
Independence Day April 27 1961

Singapore
National Day August 9 1965

Slovakia
Independence Day July 17 1992

Slovenia
Independence and Unity Day December 26 and June 25 1991

Solomon Islands
Independence Day July 7 1978

Somalia
Independence Day July 1 1960

South Africa
Not a holiday December 11 1931
Freedom Day April 27, 1994.

South Korea
Samiljeol, or Independence Proclamation Day March 1 1919.
National Liberation Day of Korea (Gwangbokjeol) August 15 1948

South Sudan
Independence Day July 9 2011

Spain
None

Sri Lanka
Independence Day February 4 1948

Sudan
Independence Day January 1 1956

Suriname
Independence Day November 25 1975

Sweden
National Day June 6 1905

Switzerland
Swiss National Day August 1 1291

Syria
Evacuation Day April 17 1946

Tajikistan
Independence Day September 9 1991

Tanzania
Independence Day December 9 1961

Thailand
None

Togo
Independence Day April 27 1960

Tonga
June 4 1970

Trinidad and Tobago
Independence Day August 31 1962

Tunisia
Independence Day March 20 1956

Turkey
Republic Day October 29

Turkmenistan
Independence Day September 27 1991

Tuvalu
Independence Day October 1 1978

Uganda
Independence Day October 9 1962

Ukraine
Independence Day August 24 1991
Day of Unity January 22 1919

United Arab Emirates
National Day December 2 1971

United States of America
Independence Day July 4 1776

Uruguay
Independence Day August 25 1825

Uzbekistan
Independence Day September 1 1991

Vanuatu
Independence Day July 30 1980

Vatican City
None

Venezuela
Independence Day July 5 1811

Vietnam
Independence Day September 2 1945

Yemen
Independence Day November 30 1967

Zambia
Independence Day October 24 1964

Zimbabwe
Independence Day April 18 1980