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Id el Kabir in Nigeria

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.

Local names

NameLanguage
Id el KabirEnglish
Id el Kabir (Opferfest)German

Alternative name

Eid al Adha

Id el Kabir 2014

Sunday, October 5, 2014

Id el Kabir 2015

Thursday, September 24, 2015
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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.

Eid al Adha

Animals are decorated in plastic jewellery for Eid al-Adha, a holiday celebrated in memory of Abraham's sacrifice.

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Id el Kabir Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday type
WedJul 41990Id el KabirPublic Holiday
SunJun 231991Id el KabirPublic Holiday
ThuJun 111992Id el KabirPublic Holiday
TueJun 11993Id el KabirPublic Holiday
SatMay 211994Id el KabirPublic Holiday
WedMay 101995Id el KabirPublic Holiday
MonApr 291996Id el KabirPublic Holiday
FriApr 181997Id el KabirPublic Holiday
WedApr 81998Id el KabirPublic Holiday
SunMar 281999Id el KabirPublic Holiday
ThuMar 162000Id el KabirPublic Holiday
TueMar 62001Id el KabirPublic Holiday
SatFeb 232002Id el KabirPublic Holiday
WedFeb 122003Id el KabirPublic Holiday
MonFeb 22004Id el KabirPublic Holiday
FriJan 212005Id el KabirPublic Holiday
TueJan 102006Id el KabirPublic Holiday
SunDec 312006Id el KabirPublic Holiday
ThuDec 202007Id el KabirPublic Holiday
TueDec 92008Id el KabirPublic Holiday
SatNov 282009Id el KabirPublic Holiday
WedNov 172010Id el KabirPublic Holiday
MonNov 72011Id el KabirPublic Holiday
FriOct 262012Id el KabirPublic Holiday
TueOct 152013Id el KabirPublic Holiday
SunOct 52014Id el KabirPublic Holiday
ThuSep 242015Id el KabirPublic Holiday
TueSep 132016Id el KabirPublic Holiday
SatSep 22017Id el KabirPublic Holiday
WedAug 222018Id el KabirPublic Holiday
MonAug 122019Id el KabirPublic Holiday
FriJul 312020Id el KabirPublic Holiday

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