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Eid al-Qurban in Afghanistan

On Eid al-Adha, Muslims demonstrate their obedience to Allah by sacrificing an animal. The holiday is inspired by a story from the Quran that is also known to Christians and Jews.

Is Eid al-Qurban a Public Holiday?

Eid al-Qurban is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

Sheep are among the animals sacrificed on Eid al-Adha.

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About Eid al-Qurban

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Eid al-Qurban Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2017SatSep 2Eid al-QurbanPublic Holiday
2018WedAug 22Eid al-QurbanPublic Holiday
2019SunAug 11Eid al-QurbanPublic Holiday
2020FriJul 31Eid al-QurbanPublic Holiday
2021TueJul 20Eid al-QurbanPublic Holiday
2022SunJul 10Eid al-QurbanPublic Holiday
2023ThuJun 29Eid al-QurbanPublic Holiday
2024MonJun 17Eid al-QurbanPublic Holiday
2025SatJun 7Eid al-QurbanPublic Holiday
2026WedMay 27Eid al-QurbanPublic Holiday
2027MonMay 17Eid al-QurbanPublic Holiday

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