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Norooz (Persian New Year) in Iran

Is Norooz (Persian New Year) a Public Holiday?

Norooz (Persian New Year) is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

Norooz (Persian New Year) Observances

Holiday currently only shown for years 2015–2018.

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015SatMar 21Norooz (Persian New Year)National holiday
2016SunMar 20Norooz (Persian New Year)National holiday
2017TueMar 21Norooz (Persian New Year)National holiday
2018WedMar 21Norooz (Persian New Year)National holiday

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