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Muharram/Islamic New Year in Mauritania

The Islamic New Year is on the first day of Muharram, the first month in the lunar Islamic calendar, which differs from the Gregorian calendar.

Muharram New Year
There may be some congestion around mosques on some days, particularly in the evenings, during Muharram.
There may be some congestion around mosques on some days, particularly in the evenings, during Muharram.
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About Muharram/Islamic New Year

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Muharram/Islamic New Year Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday Type
WedDec 82010Muharram/Islamic New YearPublic Holiday
SunNov 272011Muharram/Islamic New YearPublic Holiday
ThuNov 152012Muharram/Islamic New YearPublic Holiday
TueNov 52013Muharram/Islamic New YearPublic Holiday
SatOct 252014Muharram/Islamic New YearPublic Holiday
ThuOct 152015Muharram/Islamic New YearPublic Holiday
MonOct 32016Muharram/Islamic New YearPublic Holiday
FriSep 222017Muharram/Islamic New YearPublic Holiday
WedSep 122018Muharram/Islamic New YearPublic Holiday
SunSep 12019Muharram/Islamic New YearPublic Holiday
ThuAug 202020Muharram/Islamic New YearPublic Holiday

Quick Facts

Muharram is the first month of the Islamic calendar and a time of remembrance or mourning.

Muharram/Islamic New Year 2018

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Muharram/Islamic New Year 2019

Sunday, September 1, 2019

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