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Feast of the Sacrifice in Azerbaijan

Eid al-Adha is an Islamic festival to commemorate the willingness of Ibrahim (also known as Abraham) to follow Allah's (God's) command to sacrifice his son. Muslims around the world observe this event.

Is Feast of the Sacrifice a Public Holiday?

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

In 2019 it falls on a Sunday. Due to this, some businesses may choose to follow Sunday opening hours.

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About Feast of the Sacrifice

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Feast of the Sacrifice Observances

Holiday currently only shown for years 2015–2020.

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015ThuSep 24Feast of the SacrificePublic holiday
2016TueSep 13Feast of the SacrificePublic holiday
2017FriSep 1Feast of the SacrificePublic holiday
2018WedAug 22Feast of the SacrificePublic holiday
2019SunAug 11Feast of the SacrificePublic holiday
2020FriJul 31Feast of the SacrificePublic holiday

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