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Eid-al-Adha in Spain

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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About Eid-al-Adha

Read more about Eid-al-Adha.

Eid-al-Adha Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday TypeWhere It is Observed
WedNov 172010Eid-al-AdhaLocal holidayCeuta, Melilla
MonNov 72011Eid-al-AdhaLocal holidayCeuta, Melilla
FriOct 262012Eid-al-AdhaLocal holidayCeuta, Melilla
TueOct 152013Eid-al-AdhaLocal holidayCeuta, Melilla
MonOct 62014Eid-al-AdhaLocal holidayCeuta, Melilla
FriSep 252015Eid-al-AdhaLocal holidayCeuta, Melilla
MonSep 122016Eid-al-AdhaLocal holidayMelilla
TueSep 132016Eid-al-AdhaLocal holidayCeuta
SatSep 22017Eid-al-AdhaLocal holidayCeuta
TueSep 122017Eid-al-AdhaLocal holidayMelilla
WedAug 222018Eid-al-AdhaLocal holidayCeuta
WedSep 122018Eid-al-AdhaLocal holidayMelilla
MonAug 122019Eid-al-AdhaLocal holidayCeuta
ThuSep 122019Eid-al-AdhaLocal holidayMelilla
FriJul 312020Eid-al-AdhaLocal holidayCeuta
SatSep 122020Eid-al-AdhaLocal holidayMelilla

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.

Eid-al-Adha 2016

Monday, September 12, 2016 (local in Melilla)
Tuesday, September 13, 2016 (local in Ceuta)

Eid-al-Adha 2017

Saturday, September 2, 2017 (local in Ceuta)
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 (local in Melilla)


List of dates for other years

Other holidays in September 2016 in Spain

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