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Nowruz in Iraq

Is Nowruz a Public Holiday?

Nowruz is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

In 2020 it falls on a Saturday. Due to this, some businesses may choose to follow Saturday opening hours.

Nowruz Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015SatMar 21NowruzRegional holiday
2016MonMar 21NowruzRegional holiday
2017TueMar 21NowruzRegional holiday
2018WedMar 21NowruzRegional holiday
2019ThuMar 21NowruzRegional holiday
2020SatMar 21NowruzRegional holiday
2021SunMar 21NowruzRegional holiday
2022MonMar 21NowruzRegional holiday
2023TueMar 21NowruzRegional holiday
2024ThuMar 21NowruzRegional holiday
2025FriMar 21NowruzRegional holiday

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