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Holidays and Observances in Iraq in 2023

Holidays and Observances in Iraq in 2023

Date NameType
Jan 1SundayNew Year's DayNational holiday
Jan 6FridayArmy DayNational holiday
Mar 5SundayRebellion AnniversaryRegional holiday
Mar 6MondayNational Day of Tolerance and CoexistenceNational holiday
Mar 11SaturdayAnniversary of Signing of the March 11, 1970 AgreementRegional holiday
Mar 14TuesdayBirth Anniversary of the Immortal BarzaniRegional holiday
Mar 21TuesdayNowruzNational holiday
Mar 21TuesdayMarch EquinoxSeason
Mar 22WednesdayNowruz HolidayRegional holiday
Mar 23ThursdayNowruz HolidayRegional holiday
Mar 23ThursdayRamadan StartObservance
Mar 27MondayPublic HolidayNational holiday
Apr 5WednesdayYazidi New YearRegional holiday
Apr 9SundayBaghdad Liberation DayRegional holiday
Apr 9SundayFall of the Defunct Dictatorial Regime and the Liberation of Iraq DayRegional holiday
Apr 20ThursdayEid al-Fitr holidayNational holiday
Apr 21FridayEid al-FitrNational holiday
Apr 22SaturdayEid al-Fitr holidayNational holiday
Apr 23SundayEid al-Fitr holidayNational holiday
Apr 24MondayEid al-Fitr holidayNational holiday
May 1MondayLabor DayNational holiday
Jun 21WednesdayJune SolsticeSeason
Jun 27TuesdayEid al-Adha holidayGovernment Holiday
Jun 28WednesdayEid al-AdhaNational holiday
Jun 29ThursdayEid al-Adha holidayNational holiday
Jun 30FridayEid al-Adha holidayNational holiday
Jul 1SaturdayEid al-Adha holidayNational holiday
Jul 2SundayEid al-Adha holidayGovernment Holiday
Jul 14FridayRepublic DayNational holiday
Jul 19WednesdayIslamic New YearNational holiday
Jul 29SaturdayAshuraNational holiday
Jul 31MondayAshura HolidayNational holiday
Sep 23SaturdaySeptember EquinoxSeason
Sep 27WednesdayThe Prophet's BirthdayNational holiday
Oct 3TuesdayIraqi Independence DayNational holiday
Dec 10SundayAnniversary of Victory over ISISNational holiday
Dec 22FridayDecember SolsticeSeason
Dec 25MondayChristmas DayNational holiday
Dec 31SundayNew Year's EveObservance

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