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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.

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

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The Prophet Muhammad's Birthday Observances

Holiday currently only shown for years 2010–2018.

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

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday TypeArea
2010FriFeb 26The Prophet Muhammad's BirthdayPublic Holiday 
2011TueFeb 15The Prophet Muhammad's BirthdayPublic Holiday 
2012SunFeb 5The Prophet Muhammad's BirthdayPublic Holiday 
2013ThuJan 24The Prophet Muhammad's BirthdayPublic Holiday 
2014TueJan 14The Prophet Muhammad's BirthdayPublic Holiday 
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 

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