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Public Holidays in Jordan in 2016

Jordan Upcoming Holidays in Jordan

Birthday of Prophet Muhammad
Birthday of Prophet Muhammad

12 December 2016 This National holiday is in 3 days. Celebrated by Muslims on the twelfth day of the month of Rabiulawal, the third month of...

Christmas Day
Christmas Day

25 December 2016 This National holiday is in 16 days. The day celebrates the Nativity of Jesus which (traditionally, but unlikely in reality)...

New Years Day
New Years Day

1 January 2017 This National holiday is in 23 days. New Years Day is a public holiday in all countries that observe the Gregorian calendar,...

Jordan List of national public holidays of Jordan in 2016

Day Date Holiday Comments
Friday January 01 Jan 1 New Years Day Ras Assanah al-Miladi
Sunday May 01 May 1 Orthodox Easter Day Movable
Sunday May 01 May 1 Labor Day Eid el-Ommal
Thursday May 05 May 5 Eid al Isra' Wal Mi'raj Lailat Al Miraj
Wednesday May 25 May 25 Independence Day Eid al-Istiklaal. Independence from the United Kingdom in 1946
Wednesday July 06 Jul 6 Eid Al Fitr End of Ramadan
Thursday July 07 Jul 7 Eid Al Fitr Holiday End of Ramadan
Friday July 08 Jul 8 Eid Al Fitr Holiday End of Ramadan
Monday September 12 Sep 12 Eid Al-Adha Date varies on Lunar cycle
Tuesday September 13 Sep 13 Eid Al-Adha Holiday Date varies on Lunar cycle
Wednesday September 14 Sep 14 Eid Al-Adha Holiday Date varies on Lunar cycle
Sunday October 02 Oct 2 Hijri New Year Islamic New Year
Monday December 12 Dec 12 Birthday of Prophet Muhammad Mawlid al-Nabi
Sunday December 25 Dec 25 Christmas Day

Key

National Holiday Not a Public Holiday

Notes

  • Friday and Saturday is the weekend

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