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Holidays in United Arab Emirates in 2012

DateWeekdayHoliday nameHoliday typeWhere it is observed
Jan 1SundayNew Year's DayNational holiday 
Feb 4SaturdayMouloud (The Prophet's Birthday)National holiday 
Mar 20TuesdayMarch equinoxSeason 
Jun 17SundayLeilat al-Meiraj (The Prophet's Ascension)National holiday 
Jun 20WednesdayJune SolsticeSeason 
Aug 19SundayEid-al-Fitr (End of Ramadan)National holiday 
Sep 22SaturdaySeptember equinoxSeason 
Oct 25ThursdayArafat (Haj) DayNational holiday 
Oct 26FridayEid-al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday 
Nov 15ThursdayAl-Hijra (Islamic New Year)National holiday 
Dec 2SundayNational DayNational holiday 
Dec 21FridayDecember SolsticeSeason 
Dec 31MondayNew Year's EveObservance 

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