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Hijra New Year in Morocco

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 Hijra New Year

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Hijra New Year Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday Type
WedDec 82010Hijra New YearNational holiday
SunNov 272011Hijra New YearNational holiday
ThuNov 152012Hijra New YearNational holiday
TueNov 52013Hijra New YearNational holiday
SunOct 262014Hijra New YearNational holiday
ThuOct 152015Hijra New YearNational holiday
MonOct 32016Hijra New YearNational holiday
FriSep 222017Hijra New YearNational holiday
WedSep 122018Hijra New YearNational holiday
SunSep 12019Hijra New YearNational holiday
ThuAug 202020Hijra New YearNational holiday

Quick Facts

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

Hijra New Year 2018

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Hijra New Year 2019

Sunday, September 1, 2019

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List of dates for other years

United Nation Holiday on September 12, 2018

Fun Holiday on September 12, 2018

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