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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 Ishmael. Muslims around the world observe this event.

Qurbani Cattle market in Bangladesh.
Qurbani Cattle market in Bangladesh.
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About Feast of the Sacrifice

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Feast of the Sacrifice Observances

Holiday currently only shown for years 2006–2017.

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday Type
WedNov 172010Feast of the SacrificePublic holiday
MonNov 72011Feast of the SacrificePublic holiday
ThuOct 252012Feast of the SacrificePublic holiday
SatOct 42014Feast of the SacrificePublic holiday
ThuSep 242015Feast of the SacrificePublic holiday
TueSep 132016Feast of the SacrificePublic holiday
FriSep 12017Feast of the SacrificePublic holiday

Quick Facts

Eid al-Adha (Id ul-Adha) is a four-day Islamic festival starting on the 10th day of the month of Dhul Hijja (Thou al-Hijja) to commemorate the willingness of Ibrahim (Abraham) to sacrifice his son.

Feast of the Sacrifice 2017

Friday, September 1, 2017

2018 date to be announced


List of dates for other years

Other holidays in September 2017 in Azerbaijan

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