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Holidays in United Arab Emirates in 2009

DateWeekdayHoliday nameHoliday typeWhere it is observed
Jan 1ThursdayNew Year's DayNational holiday 
Mar 9MondayMouloud (The Prophet's Birthday)National holiday 
Mar 20FridayMarch equinoxSeason 
Jun 21SundayJune SolsticeSeason 
Jul 20MondayLeilat al-Meiraj (The Prophet's Ascension)National holiday 
Sep 21MondayEid-al-Fitr (End of Ramadan)National holiday 
Sep 22TuesdaySeptember equinoxSeason 
Nov 27FridayArafat (Haj) DayNational holiday 
Nov 28SaturdayEid-al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday 
Dec 2WednesdayNational DayNational holiday 
Dec 18FridayAl-Hijra (Islamic New Year)National holiday 
Dec 21MondayDecember SolsticeSeason 
Dec 31ThursdayNew Year's EveObservance 

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