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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 The Prophet Muhammad's Birthday a Public Holiday?

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.

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


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


About The Prophet Muhammad's Birthday

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The Prophet Muhammad's Birthday Observances

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

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015SatJan 3The Prophet Muhammad's BirthdayPublic Holiday
2015ThuDec 24The Prophet Muhammad's BirthdayPublic Holiday
2016MonDec 12The Prophet Muhammad's BirthdayPublic Holiday
2017FriDec 1The Prophet Muhammad's BirthdayPublic Holiday
2018TueNov 20The Prophet Muhammad's BirthdayPublic Holiday
2019SatNov 9The Prophet Muhammad's BirthdayPublic Holiday
2020ThuOct 29The Prophet Muhammad's BirthdayPublic Holiday

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