Holiday Guide for Jordan in 2020

Jordan 2020
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2020

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Population: 9.53m
Capital: Amman
Calling Code: (962)
Time Zone: +2 UTC
Currency: Jordanian dinar
Language: Arabic

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Jordan List of National Holidays in Jordan in 2020

New Year's Day


New Year's Day

Jordan: New Year's Day is a public holiday in all countries that observe the Gregorian calendar, with the exception of Israel

Labour Day (in lieu)


Labour Day (in lieu)

Jordan: As Labour Day falls on a Friday in 2020, the previous Friday will be a public holiday

Eid Al Fitr


Eid Al Fitr

Jordan: The festival of Eid al-Fitr, the Festival of Fast breaking, marks the end of Ramadan

Eid Al Fitr Holiday


Eid Al Fitr Holiday

Jordan: Second day of holidays for the festival of Eid al-Fitr, marking the end of Ramadan

Independence Day


Independence Day

Jordan: On May 25th 1946, the United Nations approved the end of the British Mandate and recognized Transjordan as an independent sovereign kingdom

Eid Al Fitr Holiday


Eid Al Fitr Holiday

Jordan: Third day of holidays for the festival of Eid al-Fitr, marking the end of Ramadan

Eid Al Fitr Holiday


Eid Al Fitr Holiday

Jordan: Fourth day of holidays for the festival of Eid al-Fitr, marking the end of Ramadan

Arafat (Haj) Day


Arafat (Haj) Day

Jordan: Second day of the Hajj pilgrimage and the day before Eid al Adha. Named after the geographical area Arafa where the Prophet gave his Farewell Sermon.

Eid Al-Adha


Eid Al-Adha

Jordan: Eid al-Adha, the Feast of Sacrifice is the most important feast in the Muslim calendar. It celebrates the willingness of the Prophet Ibrahim to sacrifice his son Ishmael in submission to Allah's command, before he was stopped by Allah.

Eid Al-Adha Holiday


Eid Al-Adha Holiday

Jordan: Second day of holidays for the Feast of the the Sacrifice

Eid Al-Adha Holiday


Eid Al-Adha Holiday

Jordan: Third day of holidays for the Feast of the the Sacrifice

Eid Al-Adha Holiday


Eid Al-Adha Holiday

Jordan: Fourth day of holidays for the Feast of the the Sacrifice

Hijri New Year


Hijri New Year

Jordan: Marks Islamic New Year and the Prophet's journey from Mecca to Medina in 622AD.

Birthday of Prophet Muhammed


Birthday of Prophet Muhammed

Jordan: Celebrated by Muslims on the twelfth day of the month of Rabiulawal, the third month of the Muslim calendar

Christmas Day


Christmas Day

Jordan: Christmas celebrates the Nativity of Jesus which according to tradition took place on December 25th 1 BC

Notes

  • Friday and Saturday is the weekend
  • National Holidays will be observed on the previous day of the weekend or the next following day.
  • Islamic Holidays are approximate and may change according to the Lunar Calendar.