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The Prophet's Birthday holiday in The Gambia

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.

Is The Prophet's Birthday holiday a Public Holiday?

The Prophet's Birthday holiday is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

Mecca

The Prophet Muhammed was born in Mecca, a city in Saudi Arabia that is revered as holy by Muslims.

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About The Prophet's Birthday holiday

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The Prophet's Birthday holiday Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2018TueNov 20The Prophet's Birthday holidayPublic Holiday

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