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Prophet's Birthday in Jordan

Sunni Muslims observe the Prophet Muhammed's (also known as Mohammed or Muhammad) birthday on the 12th day of the Islamic month of Rabi' al-awwal, while Shi'a Muslims mark it on the 17th of this month. Muhammed is believed to be the last prophet.

Is Prophet's Birthday a Public Holiday?

Prophet's Birthday is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

In 2022, it falls on a Saturday, and some businesses may choose to follow Saturday opening hours.

The Prophet Muhammed was born in Mecca, a city in Saudi Arabia that is revered as holy by Muslims.


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Prophet's Birthday Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2017FriDec 1Prophet's BirthdayNational holiday
2018WedNov 21Prophet's BirthdayNational holiday
2019SatNov 9Prophet's BirthdayNational holiday
2020ThuOct 29Prophet's BirthdayNational holiday
2021TueOct 19Prophet's BirthdayNational holiday
2022SatOct 8Prophet's Birthday (Tentative Date)National holiday
2023WedSep 27Prophet's Birthday (Tentative Date)National holiday
2024SunSep 15Prophet's Birthday (Tentative Date)National holiday
2025ThuSep 4Prophet's Birthday (Tentative Date)National holiday
2026TueAug 25Prophet's Birthday (Tentative Date)National holiday
2027SatAug 14Prophet's Birthday (Tentative Date)National holiday

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