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Public Holidays in Iraq in 2017

Iraq List of National Public holidays of Iraq in 2017

Day Date Holiday Comments
Sunday January 01 New Years Day
Friday January 06 Army Day Expect Kurdistan
Tuesday March 21 Eid Norooz Spring Festival. Persian New Year.
Monday May 01 Labour Day International observances began with the Haymarket Riot in Chicago
Sunday June 25 Eid Al Fitr End of Ramadan
Monday June 26 Eid Al Fitr Holiday End of Ramadan
Tuesday June 27 Eid Al Fitr Holiday End of Ramadan
Friday July 14 Republic Day
Thursday August 10 Public Holiday Government holiday. Due to heatwave
Friday September 01 Eid Al-Adha Feast of Sacrifice
Saturday September 02 Eid Al-Adha Holiday Sacrifice Feast. Date varies on Lunar cycle
Sunday September 03 Eid Al-Adha Holiday Sacrifice Feast. Date varies on Lunar cycle
Monday September 04 Eid Al-Adha Holiday Sacrifice Feast. Date varies on Lunar cycle
Friday September 22 Islamic New Year Hijri New Year
Saturday September 30 Ashura 10th day of Muharram
Tuesday October 03 Iraqi Independence Day National Day
Friday December 01 Mawlid al-Nabi
Sunday December 10 Victory Day
Monday December 25 Christmas Christian only
Sunday December 31 New Year's Eve Kurdistan

Key

National Holiday Regional Holiday Not a Public Holiday Government/Public Sector

Notes

  • The weekend is observed on a Friday and Saturday

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