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Muharram/Islamic New Year in Indonesia

The Islamic New Year is on the first day of Muharram, the first month in the lunar Islamic calendar, which differs from the Gregorian calendar.

Muharram New Year
There may be some congestion around mosques on some days, particularly in the evenings, during Muharram.
There may be some congestion around mosques on some days, particularly in the evenings, during Muharram.
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Muharram/Islamic New Year Observances

Note: During a public holiday, government offices and most businesses are closed so people have a day off work.
WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday typeWhere it is observed
TueJul 241990Muharram/Islamic New YearPublic Holiday 
SatJul 131991Muharram/Islamic New YearPublic Holiday 
ThuJul 21992Muharram/Islamic New YearPublic Holiday 
MonJun 211993Muharram/Islamic New YearPublic Holiday 
FriJun 101994Muharram/Islamic New YearPublic Holiday 
WedMay 311995Muharram/Islamic New YearPublic Holiday 
SunMay 191996Muharram/Islamic New YearPublic Holiday 
FriMay 91997Muharram/Islamic New YearPublic Holiday 
TueApr 281998Muharram/Islamic New YearPublic Holiday 
SatApr 171999Muharram/Islamic New YearPublic Holiday 
ThuApr 62000Muharram/Islamic New YearPublic Holiday 
MonMar 262001Muharram/Islamic New YearPublic Holiday 
FriMar 152002Muharram/Islamic New YearPublic Holiday 
WedMar 52003Muharram/Islamic New YearPublic Holiday 
SunFeb 222004Muharram/Islamic New YearPublic Holiday 
ThuFeb 102005Muharram/Islamic New YearPublic Holiday 
TueJan 312006Muharram/Islamic New YearPublic Holiday 
SatJan 202007Muharram/Islamic New YearPublic Holiday 
ThuJan 102008Muharram/Islamic New YearPublic Holiday 
MonDec 292008Muharram/Islamic New YearPublic Holiday 
FriDec 182009Muharram/Islamic New YearPublic Holiday 
TueDec 72010Muharram/Islamic New YearPublic Holiday 
SunNov 272011Muharram/Islamic New YearPublic Holiday 
ThuNov 152012Muharram/Islamic New YearPublic Holiday 
TueNov 52013Muharram/Islamic New YearPublic Holiday 
SatOct 252014Muharram/Islamic New YearPublic Holiday 
WedOct 142015Muharram/Islamic New YearPublic Holiday 

Quick Facts

Muharram is the first month of the Islamic calendar and a time of remembrance or mourning.

Muharram/Islamic New Year 2015

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Muharram/Islamic New Year 2016

Muharram/Islamic New Year does not occur in 2016

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Note: During a public holiday, government offices and most businesses are closed so people have a day off work.
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United Nation Holiday on October 14, 2015

Fun Holiday on October 14, 2015

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