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Eid ul Adha in Mauritania

Eid al-Adha is an Islamic festival to commemorate the willingness of Ibrahim (also known as Abraham) to follow Allah's (God's) command to sacrifice his son. Muslims around the world observe this event.

Is Eid ul Adha a Public Holiday?

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

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About Eid ul Adha

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Eid ul Adha Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015ThuSep 24Eid ul AdhaPublic Holiday
2016TueSep 13Eid ul AdhaPublic Holiday
2017SatSep 2Eid ul AdhaPublic Holiday
2018WedAug 22Eid ul AdhaPublic Holiday
2019MonAug 12Eid ul AdhaPublic Holiday
2020FriJul 31Eid ul AdhaPublic Holiday
2021TueJul 20Eid ul AdhaPublic Holiday
2022SunJul 10Eid ul AdhaPublic Holiday
2023ThuJun 29Eid ul AdhaPublic Holiday
2024MonJun 17Eid ul AdhaPublic Holiday
2025SatJun 7Eid ul AdhaPublic Holiday

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