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Id el Fitr additional holiday in Nigeria

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Eid-al-Fitr is a holiday to mark the end of the Islamic month of Ramadan, during which Muslims fast during the hours of daylight.

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NameLanguage
Id el Fitr additional holidayEnglish
Id el Fitr (zusätzl. Feiertag)German

Id el Fitr additional holiday 2014

Id el Fitr additional holiday does not occur in 2014

Id el Fitr additional holiday 2015

Id el Fitr additional holiday does not occur in 2015
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Eid-al-Fitr (Eid al-Fitr, Eid ul-Fitr, Id-Ul-Fitr, Eid) is the first day of the Islamic month of Shawwal. It marks the end of Ramadan, which is a month of fasting and prayer. Many Muslims attend communal prayers, listen to a khutba (sermon) and give zakat al-fitr (charity in the form of food) during Eid al-Fitr.

Muslim child and mother expressing joy.

Many Muslims dress in fine clothing and children receive gifts on Eid al-Fitr.

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Id el Fitr additional holiday Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday type
TueSep 302008Id el Fitr additional holidayPublic Holiday
TueSep 222009Id el Fitr additional holidayPublic Holiday
FriSep 102010Id el Fitr additional holidayPublic Holiday
WedAug 312011Id el Fitr additional holidayPublic Holiday
TueAug 212012Id el Fitr additional holidayPublic Holiday
FriAug 92013Id el Fitr additional holidayPublic Holiday
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