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Public Holidays in Jordan in 2015

Jordan List of national public holidays of Jordan in 2015

Day Date Holiday Comments
Thursday January 01 Jan 1 New Years Day Ras Assanah al-Miladi
Saturday January 03 Jan 3 Prophet Mohammed's Birthday Mawlid al-Nabi
Wednesday January 07 Jan 7 Public Holiday Due to weather conditions
Thursday January 08 Jan 8 Public Holiday Due to weather conditions
Friday January 09 Jan 9 Public Holiday Due to weather conditions
Thursday February 19 Feb 19 Public Holiday Due to weather conditions
Sunday April 12 Apr 12 Orthodox Easter Day Movable
Friday May 01 May 1 Labor Day Eid el-Ommal
Saturday May 16 May 16 Eid al Isra' Wal Mi'raj Lailat Al Miraj
Monday May 25 May 25 Independence Day Independence from the United Kingdom in 1946
Friday July 17 Jul 17 Eid Al Fitr End of Ramadan
Saturday July 18 Jul 18 Eid Al Fitr Holiday End of Ramadan
Sunday July 19 Jul 19 Eid Al Fitr Holiday End of Ramadan
Wednesday September 23 Sep 23 Eid Al-Adha Holiday Arafat (Haj) Day
Thursday September 24 Sep 24 Eid Al-Adha Date varies on Lunar cycle
Friday September 25 Sep 25 Eid Al-Adha Holiday Date varies on Lunar cycle
Saturday September 26 Sep 26 Eid Al-Adha Holiday Date varies on Lunar cycle
Sunday September 27 Sep 27 Eid Al-Adha Holiday Date varies on Lunar cycle
Wednesday October 14 Oct 14 Hijri New Year Islamic New Year
Thursday October 15 Oct 15 Hijri New Year Public sector only
Monday November 30 Nov 30 Public Holiday To allow public employees to assist in Census
Thursday December 24 Dec 24 Birthday of Prophet Muhammad Mawlid al-Nabi. Second time in 2015 due to Lunar cycles
Friday December 25 Dec 25 Christmas Day

Key

National Holiday Not a Public Holiday Government/Public Sector

Notes

  • Friday and Saturday is the weekend

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