Baghdād, Iraq

Accurate, up-to-date public holidays, bank holidays, and observances in Baghdād, Iraq for 2016 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 Friday New Year's Day Long weekend.
January 1st Friday Durin's Day
January 6th Wednesday Armed Forces Day
February 23rd Tuesday Founder's Day
March 3rd Thursday UN World Wildlife Day
March 20th Sunday Weasel Stomping Day
March 20th Sunday March Equinox
March 20th Sunday Iranian New Year's Day
March 21st Monday Mother's Day
April 6th Wednesday Second Contact Day
April 9th Saturday Liberation Day
April 20th Wednesday Father's Day
May 1st Sunday Labor Day
May 25th Wednesday The Glorious Twenty-Fifth of May
June 20th Monday June Solstice
July 6th Wednesday Festival of Breaking the Fast
July 7th Thursday Second Day of the Festival of Breaking the Fast
July 8th Friday Third Day of the Festival of Breaking the Fast Long weekend.
July 14th Thursday Republic Day
September 12th Monday Feast of the Sacrifice Long weekend.
September 13th Tuesday Second Day of the Feast of the Sacrifice
September 14th Wednesday Third Day of the Feast of the Sacrifice
September 15th Thursday Fourth Day of the Feast of the Sacrifice
September 20th Tuesday Unification Day
September 22nd Thursday September Equinox
September 29th Thursday Hive Day
October 2nd Sunday Islamic New Year's Day
October 3rd Monday Independence Day Long weekend.
October 9th Sunday Federation Day
October 11th Tuesday Ashura
October 31st Monday Harry Potter Day
November 24th Thursday Hogswatch
December 11th Sunday Birth of the Prophet
December 21st Wednesday December Solstice
December 24th Saturday Christmas Eve
December 25th Sunday Christmas Day
December 25th Sunday Decemberween
December 25th Sunday Winter Veil
December 31st Saturday 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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-d key="__YOUR_API_KEY__"