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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.

The Prophet Muhammed was born in Mecca, a city in Saudi Arabia that is revered as holy by Muslims.
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
2010FriFeb 26Prophet's BirthdayNational holiday
2011WedFeb 16Prophet's BirthdayNational holiday
2012SatFeb 4Prophet's BirthdayNational holiday
2013ThuJan 24Prophet's BirthdayNational holiday
2014MonJan 13Prophet's BirthdayNational holiday
2015SatJan 3Prophet's BirthdayNational holiday
2015ThuDec 24Prophet's BirthdayNational holiday
2016MonDec 12Prophet's BirthdayNational holiday
2017FriDec 1Prophet's BirthdayNational holiday
2018WedNov 21Prophet's BirthdayNational holiday
2019SunNov 10Prophet's BirthdayNational holiday
2020ThuOct 29Prophet's BirthdayNational holiday

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