Holidays in Iran in 2011

DateWeekdayHoliday nameHoliday type
Jan 26WednesdayArbaeenNational holiday
Feb 4FridayMartyrdom of Imam RezaNational holiday
Feb 11FridayRevolution DayNational holiday
Feb 21MondayBirthday of Prophet Muhammad and Imam SadeqNational holiday
Mar 20SundayMarch equinoxSeason
Mar 20SundayOil Nationalization DayNational holiday
Mar 21MondayNorooz (Persian New Year)National holiday
Mar 22TuesdayNorooz HolidayNational holiday
Mar 23WednesdayNorooz HolidayNational holiday
Mar 24ThursdayNorooz HolidayNational holiday
Apr 1FridayIslamic Republic DayNational holiday
Apr 2SaturdayNature DayNational holiday
May 7SaturdayMartyrdom of FatimaNational holiday
Jun 4SaturdayAnniversary of Khomeini's DeathNational holiday
Jun 5SundayRevolt of Khordad 15National holiday
Jun 15WednesdayBirthday of Imam AliNational holiday
Jun 21TuesdayJune SolsticeSeason
Jun 29WednesdayProphet's AscensionNational holiday
Jul 17SundayImam Mahdi's birthdayNational holiday
Aug 21SundayMartyrdom of Imam AliNational holiday
Aug 31WednesdayEid-e-Fetr (End of Ramadan)National holiday
Sep 23FridaySeptember equinoxSeason
Sep 24SaturdayMartyrdom of Imam SadeqNational holiday
Nov 7MondayEid-e-Ghorban (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday
Nov 15TuesdayEid-al-GhadirNational holiday
Dec 5MondayTassouaNational holiday
Dec 6TuesdayAshuraNational holiday
Dec 22ThursdayDecember SolsticeSeason

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