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Mouloud (The Prophet's Birthday) in United Arab Emirates

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.

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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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Mouloud (The Prophet's Birthday) Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday TypeWhere It is Observed
FriFeb 262010Mouloud (The Prophet's Birthday)National holiday 
WedFeb 162011Mouloud (The Prophet's Birthday)National holiday 
SatFeb 42012Mouloud (The Prophet's Birthday)National holiday 
ThuJan 242013Mouloud (The Prophet's Birthday)National holiday 
MonJan 132014Mouloud (The Prophet's Birthday)National holiday 
SatJan 32015Mouloud (The Prophet's Birthday)National holiday 
ThuDec 242015Mouloud (The Prophet's Birthday)National holiday 
SunDec 112016Mouloud (The Prophet's Birthday)National holiday 

Quick Facts

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

Mouloud (The Prophet's Birthday) 2016

Sunday, December 11, 2016

2017 date to be announced


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