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Id el Maulud in Nigeria

Sunni Muslims observe the Prophet Muhammed's (also known as Mohammed or Muhammad) birthday on the 12th day of the Islamic month of Rabi' al-awwal, while Shi'a Muslims mark it on the 17th of this month. Muhammed is believed to be the last prophet.

The Prophet Muhammed was born in Mecca, a city in Saudi Arabia that is revered as holy by Muslims.
The Prophet Muhammed was born in Mecca, a city in Saudi Arabia that is revered as holy by Muslims.

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Id el Maulud Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday Type
FriFeb 262010Id el MauludPublic Holiday
WedFeb 162011Id el MauludPublic Holiday
SunFeb 52012Id el MauludPublic Holiday
ThuJan 242013Id el MauludPublic Holiday
MonJan 132014Id el MauludPublic Holiday
FriJan 22015Id el MauludPublic Holiday
MonDec 122016Id el MauludPublic Holiday
FriDec 12017Id el MauludPublic Holiday
WedNov 212018Id el MauludPublic Holiday
SunNov 102019Id el MauludPublic Holiday
ThuOct 292020Id el MauludPublic Holiday

Quick Facts

Mawlid, or Milad, marks the birth of the Islamic prophet Muhammed, or Mohamed, in the year 570 of the Gregorian calendar.

Id el Maulud 2016

Monday, December 12, 2016

Id el Maulud 2017

Friday, December 1, 2017


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Other holidays in December 2016 in Nigeria

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