Constitution Day of Abkhazia (26/11)

On November 26, Abkhazia celebrates Constitution Day. It is a holiday and a day off in the country, which is timed to hold various cultural and educational events.

On November 26, 1994, the Supreme Council of the self-proclaimed Republic of Abkhazia adopted the "Constitution of a sovereign, democratic, legal state - the Republic of Abkhazia."

On the same day, deputies of the country's highest legislative body elected the first president, Vladislav Ardzinba, who had previously been Chairman of the country's Supreme Council.