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Maulid Nabi Muhammad (The Prophet Muhammad's Birthday) in Indonesia

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 Maulid Nabi Muhammad (The Prophet Muhammad's Birthday) a Public Holiday?

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

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

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Maulid Nabi Muhammad (The Prophet Muhammad's Birthday) Observances

Holiday currently only shown for years 2016–2022.

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

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2016MonDec 12Maulid Nabi Muhammad (The Prophet Muhammad's Birthday)Public Holiday
2017FriDec 1Maulid Nabi Muhammad (The Prophet Muhammad's Birthday)Public Holiday
2018TueNov 20Maulid Nabi Muhammad (The Prophet Muhammad's Birthday)Public Holiday
2019SatNov 9Maulid Nabi Muhammad (The Prophet Muhammad's Birthday)Public Holiday
2020ThuOct 29Maulid Nabi Muhammad (The Prophet Muhammad's Birthday)Public Holiday
2021WedOct 20Maulid Nabi Muhammad (The Prophet Muhammad's Birthday)Public Holiday
2022SatOct 8Maulid Nabi Muhammad (The Prophet Muhammad's Birthday)Public Holiday

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