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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.

In 2022, it falls on a Sunday, and some businesses may choose to follow Sunday opening hours.

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 2006–2025.

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

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2006MonApr 10Maulid Nabi Muhammad (The Prophet Muhammad's Birthday)Public Holiday
2007SatMar 31Maulid Nabi Muhammad (The Prophet Muhammad's Birthday)Public Holiday
2008ThuMar 20Maulid Nabi Muhammad (The Prophet Muhammad's Birthday)Public Holiday
2009MonMar 9Maulid Nabi Muhammad (The Prophet Muhammad's Birthday)Public Holiday
2010FriFeb 26Maulid Nabi Muhammad (The Prophet Muhammad's Birthday)Public Holiday
2011TueFeb 15Maulid Nabi Muhammad (The Prophet Muhammad's Birthday)Public Holiday
2012SunFeb 5Maulid Nabi Muhammad (The Prophet Muhammad's Birthday)Public Holiday
2013ThuJan 24Maulid Nabi Muhammad (The Prophet Muhammad's Birthday)Public Holiday
2014TueJan 14Maulid Nabi Muhammad (The Prophet Muhammad's Birthday)Public Holiday
2015SatJan 3Maulid Nabi Muhammad (The Prophet Muhammad's Birthday)Public Holiday
2015ThuDec 24Maulid Nabi Muhammad (The Prophet Muhammad's Birthday)Public Holiday
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
2021TueOct 19Maulid Nabi Muhammad (The Prophet Muhammad's Birthday)Observance
2021WedOct 20Day off for Maulid Nabi Muhammad (The Prophet Muhammad's Birthday)Public Holiday
2022SunOct 9Maulid Nabi Muhammad (The Prophet Muhammad's Birthday) (Tentative Date)Public Holiday
2023ThuSep 28Maulid Nabi Muhammad (The Prophet Muhammad's Birthday) (Tentative Date)Public Holiday
2024MonSep 16Maulid Nabi Muhammad (The Prophet Muhammad's Birthday) (Tentative Date)Public Holiday
2025FriSep 5Maulid Nabi Muhammad (The Prophet Muhammad's Birthday) (Tentative Date)Public Holiday

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