Celebrated on 1st December, the Portugal Restoration of Independence Day commemorates the struggle of Portuguese Nobles who, on this day in 1640, revolted against the Spanish rule and restored independence to their country.
UAE National Day is celebrated on 2nd December and marks the formal nationalisation of the state in 1971.
A national holiday, Finland's Independence Day falls on 6th December and marks the declaration for independence from Russia in 1917.
Constitution Day of Spain is celebrated on 6th December. It marks the anniversary of a referendum held in the country on this day in 1978.
Jamhuri Day or Independence Day of Kenya is celebrated on 12th December and marks the independence from the United Kingdom in 1963.
Kazakhstan Independence Day falls on 16th December. This national holiday goes on for two days - 16th and 17th of December. The day marks declaration of independence from the Soviet Union in 1991.
Celebrated across two days, 16th and 17th of December, Bahrain's Independence Day marks the ascension of Isa bin Salman Al Khalifa to the throne. The actual independence of Bahrain from British Rule took place on 15th August 1971.
Qatar National Day is celebrated on the 18th of December. The day marks the unification of the state in 1878.
Originally known simply as Independence Day, 26 December commemorates the official proclamation of the Slovenian independence referendum which took place on 23 December 1960.
The main state holiday, the Independence Day in Mongolia is celebrated on 29th December. The day marks the independence of the state from Qing China in 1911.