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Id el Kabir additional holiday 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 Kabir additional holidayEnglish
Id el Kabir (zusätzl. Feiertag)German

Alternative name

Eid al Adha extra holiday

Id el Kabir additional holiday 2014

Id el Kabir additional holiday does not occur in 2014

Id el Kabir additional holiday 2015

Id el Kabir additional holiday does not occur in 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.

©iStockphoto.com/Danish Khan

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Id el Kabir additional holiday Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday type
ThuOct 252012Id el Kabir additional holidayPublic Holiday
WedOct 162013Id el Kabir additional holidayPublic Holiday
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