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Eid-ul-Azha Day 1 in Pakistan

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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.

Local names

NameLanguage
Eid-ul-Azha Day 1English
Eid-al-Adha (Opferfest)German
عید الاضحٰیUrdu

Alternative name

Eid-al-Adha

Eid-ul-Azha Day 1 2014

Monday, October 6, 2014
Note: During a public holiday, government offices and most businesses are closed so people have a day off work.
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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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Eid-ul-Azha Day 1 Observances

Note: During a public holiday, government offices and most businesses are closed so people have a day off work.
WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday type
FriJan 212005Eid-ul-Azha Day 1Public Holiday
TueJan 102006Eid-ul-Azha Day 1Public Holiday
SunDec 312006Eid-ul-Azha Day 1Public Holiday
ThuDec 202007Eid-ul-Azha Day 1Public Holiday
TueDec 92008Eid-ul-Azha Day 1Public Holiday
SatNov 282009Eid-ul-Azha Day 1Public Holiday
WedNov 172010Eid-ul-Azha Day 1Public Holiday
MonNov 72011Eid-ul-Azha Day 1Public Holiday
FriOct 262012Eid-ul-Azha Day 1Public Holiday
TueOct 152013Eid-ul-Azha Day 1Public Holiday
MonOct 62014Eid-ul-Azha Day 1Public Holiday

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