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Feast of the Sacrifice in Azerbaijan

Eid al-Adha is an Islamic festival to commemorate the willingness of Ibrahim (also known as Abraham) to follow Allah's (God's) command to sacrifice his son Ishmael. Muslims around the world observe this event.

Qurbani Cattle market in Bangladesh.
Qurbani Cattle market in Bangladesh.
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Feast of the Sacrifice Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday Type
WedNov 172010Feast of the SacrificePublic holiday
MonNov 72011Feast of the SacrificePublic holiday
ThuOct 252012Feast of the SacrificePublic holiday
SatOct 42014Feast of the SacrificePublic holiday
ThuSep 242015Feast of the SacrificePublic holiday
TueSep 132016Feast of the SacrificePublic holiday

Quick Facts

Eid al-Adha (Id ul-Adha) is a four-day Islamic festival starting on the 10th day of the month of Dhul Hijja (Thou al-Hijja) to commemorate the willingness of Ibrahim (Abraham) to sacrifice his son.

Feast of the Sacrifice 2016

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

2017 date to be announced


List of dates for other years

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