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Mouloud (The Prophet's Birthday) in United Arab Emirates

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 Mouloud (The Prophet's Birthday) a Public Holiday?

Mouloud (The Prophet's Birthday) is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

Mecca

The Prophet Muhammed was born in Mecca, a city in Saudi Arabia that is revered as holy by Muslims.

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Mouloud (The Prophet's Birthday) Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday TypeArea
2010FriFeb 26Mouloud (The Prophet's Birthday)National holiday 
2011WedFeb 16Mouloud (The Prophet's Birthday)National holiday 
2012SatFeb 4Mouloud (The Prophet's Birthday)National holiday 
2013ThuJan 24Mouloud (The Prophet's Birthday)National holiday 
2014MonJan 13Mouloud (The Prophet's Birthday)National holiday 
2015SatJan 3Mouloud (The Prophet's Birthday)National holiday 
2015ThuDec 24Mouloud (The Prophet's Birthday)National holiday 
2016SunDec 11Mouloud (The Prophet's Birthday)National holiday 
2017ThuNov 30Mouloud (The Prophet's Birthday)National holiday 
2018TueNov 20Mouloud (The Prophet's Birthday)National holiday 
2019SunNov 10Mouloud (The Prophet's Birthday)National holiday 
2020ThuOct 29Mouloud (The Prophet's Birthday)National holiday 

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