Baghdād, Iraq

Accurate, up-to-date public holidays, bank holidays, and observances in Baghdād, Iraq for 2015 ready to be integrated into your application.

The area known as Iraq was once called Mesopotamia, the ancient land that once lay between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers. This was the cradle of civilization, where man began to read and write, create laws, and build cities with organized government. Present day, Iraq is now officially known as the Republic of Iraq and was founded on October 3, 1932. Iraq is located in Western Asia and home to a region known as the Syrian Desert.

Date Weekday Name Notes
January 1st Thursday New Year's Day
January 1st Thursday Durin's Day
January 2nd Friday Birth of the Prophet Long weekend.
January 6th Tuesday Armed Forces Day
March 3rd Tuesday UN World Wildlife Day
March 15th Sunday Weasel Stomping Day
March 20th Friday March Equinox
March 21st Saturday Mother's Day
March 21st Saturday Iranian New Year's Day
April 5th Sunday First Contact Day
April 6th Monday Second Contact Day
April 9th Thursday Liberation Day
May 1st Friday Labor Day Long weekend.
May 1st Friday Father's Day
June 21st Sunday June Solstice
June 22nd Monday Summerween
July 4th Saturday Freedom Day
July 14th Tuesday Republic Day
July 17th Friday Festival of Breaking the Fast Long weekend.
July 18th Saturday Second Day of the Festival of Breaking the Fast
July 19th Sunday Third Day of the Festival of Breaking the Fast
August 18th Tuesday Mail Order Catalog Day
August 25th Tuesday Mewmaw's Day
September 23rd Wednesday September Equinox
September 23rd Wednesday Feast of the Sacrifice
September 24th Thursday Second Day of the Feast of the Sacrifice
September 25th Friday Third Day of the Feast of the Sacrifice Long weekend.
September 26th Saturday Fourth Day of the Feast of the Sacrifice
October 3rd Saturday Independence Day
October 14th Wednesday Islamic New Year's Day
October 23rd Friday Ashura Long weekend.
December 22nd Tuesday December Solstice
December 23rd Wednesday Festivus
December 24th Thursday Christmas Eve
December 25th Friday Christmas Day Long weekend.
December 25th Friday Decemberween
December 31st Thursday New Year's Eve
Public holidays (national, legal, government, civic, etc) are denoted in bold.
Holiday data for far-reaching years is subject to change due to laws and government decrees.

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To retrieve this list of holidays, simply make a GET request to /v1/holidays:
$ curl -G -d country="IQ-BG" -d year="2015" -d pretty
-d key="__YOUR_API_KEY__"
"https://holidayapi.com/v1/holidays"