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Coptic New Year in Egypt

Quick Facts

The Orthodox New Year, based on the Julian calendar, is annually held on January 14, according to the Gregorian calendar.

Local names

NameLanguage
Coptic New YearEnglish
Koptisches NeujahrGerman
السنة القبطيةArabic

Coptic New Year 2014

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Coptic New Year 2015

Saturday, September 12, 2015
List of dates for other years

The Orthodox New Year, also known as the Old New Year, according to the Julian calendar is on January 14 in the Gregorian calendar. The Julian calendar pre-dates the Gregorian calendar.

Candle holder and orthodox icons in background

Lit candles in an Orthodox Christian church.

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About Coptic New Year

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Coptic New Year Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday type
SunSep 112005Coptic New YearObservance
MonSep 112006Coptic New YearObservance
WedSep 122007Coptic New YearObservance
ThuSep 112008Coptic New YearObservance
FriSep 112009Coptic New YearObservance
SatSep 112010Coptic New YearObservance
MonSep 122011Coptic New YearObservance
TueSep 112012Coptic New YearObservance
WedSep 112013Coptic New YearObservance
ThuSep 112014Coptic New YearObservance
SatSep 122015Coptic New YearObservance
SunSep 112016Coptic New YearObservance
MonSep 112017Coptic New YearObservance
TueSep 112018Coptic New YearObservance
ThuSep 122019Coptic New YearObservance
FriSep 112020Coptic New YearObservance

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