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Holidays and Observances in Iraq in 2022

Holidays and Observances in Iraq in 2022

Date NameType
Jan 1SaturdayNew Year's DayNational holiday
Jan 6ThursdayArmy DayNational holiday
Mar 5SaturdayRebellion AnniversaryRegional holiday
Mar 6SundayNational Day of Tolerance and CoexistenceNational holiday
Mar 11FridayAnniversary of Signing of the March 11, 1970 AgreementRegional holiday
Mar 14MondayBirth Anniversary of the Immortal BarzaniRegional holiday
Mar 20SundayMarch EquinoxSeason
Mar 21MondayNowruzNational holiday
Mar 22TuesdayNowruz HolidayRegional holiday
Mar 23WednesdayNowruz HolidayRegional holiday
Apr 6WednesdayYazidi New YearRegional holiday
Apr 9SaturdayBaghdad Liberation DayRegional holiday
Apr 9SaturdayFall of the Defunct Dictatorial Regime and the Liberation of Iraq DayRegional holiday
May 1SundayLabor DayNational holiday
May 2MondayEid al-FitrNational holiday
May 3TuesdayEid al-Fitr holidayNational holiday
May 4WednesdayEid al-Fitr holidayNational holiday
Jun 21TuesdayJune SolsticeSeason
Jul 10SundayEid al-Adha (Tentative Date)National holiday
Jul 11MondayEid al-Adha holidayNational holiday
Jul 12TuesdayEid al-Adha holidayNational holiday
Jul 13WednesdayEid al-Adha holidayNational holiday
Jul 14ThursdayRepublic DayNational holiday
Jul 31SundayIslamic New Year (Tentative Date)National holiday
Aug 8MondayAshura (Tentative Date)National holiday
Sep 23FridaySeptember EquinoxSeason
Oct 3MondayIraqi Independence DayNational holiday
Oct 8SaturdayThe Prophet's Birthday (Tentative Date)National holiday
Dec 10SaturdayAnniversary of Victory over ISISNational holiday
Dec 22ThursdayDecember SolsticeSeason
Dec 25SundayChristmas DayNational holiday
Dec 31SaturdayNew Year's EveObservance

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