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Muharram in Somalia

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

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Muharram Observances

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

Quick Facts

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

Muharram 2018

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Muharram 2019

Sunday, September 1, 2019

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List of dates for other years

Other holidays in September 2018 in Somalia

  • Ashura – Friday, September 21, 2018

United Nation Holiday on September 12, 2018

Fun Holiday on September 12, 2018

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