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Ashura in Afghanistan

Is Ashura a Public Holiday?

Ashura is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

Ashura Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015SatOct 24AshuraPublic Holiday
2016WedOct 12AshuraPublic Holiday
2017SunOct 1AshuraPublic Holiday
2018FriSep 21AshuraPublic Holiday
2019TueSep 10AshuraPublic Holiday
2020SatAug 29AshuraPublic Holiday
2021ThuAug 19AshuraPublic Holiday
2022MonAug 8AshuraPublic Holiday
2023FriJul 28AshuraPublic Holiday
2024WedJul 17AshuraPublic Holiday
2025SunJul 6AshuraPublic Holiday

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