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Muharram/Islamic New Year in Indonesia

The Islamic New Year is on the first day of Muharram, the first month in the lunar Islamic calendar, which differs from the Gregorian calendar.

Muharram New Year
There may be some congestion around mosques on some days, particularly in the evenings, during Muharram.
There may be some congestion around mosques on some days, particularly in the evenings, during Muharram.
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About Muharram/Islamic New Year

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Muharram/Islamic New Year Observances

Note: During a public holiday, government offices and most businesses are closed so people have a day off work.
WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday TypeWhere It is Observed
TueDec 72010Muharram/Islamic New YearPublic Holiday 
SunNov 272011Muharram/Islamic New YearPublic Holiday 
ThuNov 152012Muharram/Islamic New YearPublic Holiday 
TueNov 52013Muharram/Islamic New YearPublic Holiday 
SatOct 252014Muharram/Islamic New YearPublic Holiday 
WedOct 142015Muharram/Islamic New YearPublic Holiday 
SunOct 22016Muharram/Islamic New YearPublic Holiday 
ThuSep 212017Muharram/Islamic New YearPublic Holiday 

Quick Facts

Muharram is the first month of the Islamic calendar and a time of remembrance or mourning.

Muharram/Islamic New Year 2017

Thursday, September 21, 2017

2018 date to be announced


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Note: During a public holiday, government offices and most businesses are closed so people have a day off work.

List of dates for other years

Other holidays in September 2017 in Indonesia

United Nation Holiday on September 21, 2017

Fun Holiday on September 21, 2017

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