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Maulid 2024 in Tanzania

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 Maulid a Public Holiday?

Maulid 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 Maulid

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Maulid Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2019SunNov 10MaulidPublic Holiday
2020ThuOct 29MaulidPublic Holiday
2021TueOct 19MaulidPublic Holiday
2022SunOct 9MaulidPublic Holiday
2023ThuSep 28MaulidPublic Holiday
2024MonSep 16Maulid (Tentative Date)Public Holiday
2025FriSep 5Maulid (Tentative Date)Public Holiday
2026WedAug 26Maulid (Tentative Date)Public Holiday
2027SunAug 15Maulid (Tentative Date)Public Holiday
2028ThuAug 3Maulid (Tentative Date)Public Holiday
2029TueJul 24Maulid (Tentative Date)Public Holiday

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