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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.

Nowruz Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2016MonMar 21NowruzNational holiday
2017TueMar 21NowruzNational holiday
2018WedMar 21NowruzNational holiday
2019ThuMar 21NowruzNational holiday
2020SatMar 21NowruzNational holiday
2021SunMar 21NowruzNational holiday
2022MonMar 21NowruzNational holiday
2023TueMar 21NowruzNational holiday
2024ThuMar 21NowruzNational holiday
2025FriMar 21NowruzNational holiday
2026SatMar 21NowruzNational holiday

While we diligently research and update our holiday dates, some of the information in the table above may be preliminary. If you find an error, please let us know.