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Milad un Nabi (Mawlid) in Mauritania

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 Milad un Nabi (Mawlid) a Public Holiday?

Milad un Nabi (Mawlid) 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.


About Milad un Nabi (Mawlid)

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Milad un Nabi (Mawlid) Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015SatJan 3Milad un Nabi (Mawlid)Public Holiday
2015ThuDec 24Milad un Nabi (Mawlid)Public Holiday
2016MonDec 12Milad un Nabi (Mawlid)Public Holiday
2017FriDec 1Milad un Nabi (Mawlid)Public Holiday
2018WedNov 21Milad un Nabi (Mawlid)Public Holiday
2019SunNov 10Milad un Nabi (Mawlid)Public Holiday
2020ThuOct 29Milad un Nabi (Mawlid)Public Holiday
2021TueOct 19Milad un Nabi (Mawlid)Public Holiday
2022SatOct 8Milad un Nabi (Mawlid)Public Holiday
2023WedSep 27Milad un Nabi (Mawlid)Public Holiday
2024MonSep 16Milad un Nabi (Mawlid)Public Holiday
2025FriSep 5Milad un Nabi (Mawlid)Public Holiday

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