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Id el Kabir additional holiday in Nigeria

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.

Qurbani Cattle market in Bangladesh.
Qurbani Cattle market in Bangladesh.
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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
TueOct 72014Id el Kabir additional holidayPublic Holiday

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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.

Id el Kabir additional holiday 2015

Id el Kabir additional holiday does not occur in 2015

Id el Kabir additional holiday 2016

Id el Kabir additional holiday does not occur in 2016

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