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Mi'raj in Mayotte

Isra and Mi'raj, also known as Al Isra' wal Miraj, is observed on the 27th day of the month of Rajab, the seventh month in the Islamic calendar. This event marks the night that Allah (God) took Mohammad (also known as Mohamed or Muhammed) on a journey from Mecca to Jerusalem and then to heaven.

Is Mi'raj a Public Holiday?

Mi'raj is not a public holiday. Businesses have normal opening hours.

The Prophet Mohammad traveled from Mecca to Jerusalem, pictured above.

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About Mi'raj

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Mi'raj Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2016ThuMay 5Mi'rajOptional Holiday
2017MonApr 24Mi'rajOptional Holiday
2018FriApr 13Mi'rajOptional Holiday
2019WedApr 3Mi'rajOptional Holiday
2020SunMar 22Mi'rajOptional Holiday
2021ThuMar 11Mi'rajOptional Holiday
2022TueMar 1Mi'rajOptional Holiday
2023SatFeb 18Mi'rajOptional Holiday
2024WedFeb 7Mi'rajOptional Holiday
2025MonJan 27Mi'rajOptional Holiday
2026FriJan 16Mi'rajOptional Holiday

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