Baghdād, Iraq

Accurate, up-to-date public holidays, bank holidays, and observances in Baghdād, Iraq for 2019 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 Tuesday New Year's Day
January 6th Sunday Armed Forces Day
March 3rd Sunday UN World Wildlife Day
March 19th Tuesday Father's Day
March 20th Wednesday March Equinox
March 21st Thursday Iranian New Year's Day
March 21st Thursday Mother's Day
April 9th Tuesday Liberation Day
May 1st Wednesday Labor Day
May 10th Friday Whacking Day
June 4th Tuesday Festival of Breaking the Fast
June 5th Wednesday Second Day of the Festival of Breaking the Fast
June 6th Thursday Third Day of the Festival of Breaking the Fast
June 21st Friday June Solstice
July 14th Sunday Republic Day
August 11th Sunday Feast of the Sacrifice
August 12th Monday Second Day of the Feast of the Sacrifice Long weekend.
August 13th Tuesday Third Day of the Feast of the Sacrifice
August 14th Wednesday Fourth Day of the Feast of the Sacrifice
August 31st Saturday Islamic New Year's Day
September 9th Monday Ashura Long weekend.
September 20th Friday Unification Day
September 23rd Monday September Equinox
October 3rd Thursday Independence Day
October 31st Thursday Harry Potter Day
November 9th Saturday Birth of the Prophet
December 10th Tuesday Victory Day
December 22nd Sunday December Solstice
December 23rd Monday Festivus
December 24th Tuesday Christmas Eve
December 25th Wednesday Christmas Day
December 25th Wednesday Winter Veil
December 31st Tuesday 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="2019" -d pretty
-d key="__YOUR_API_KEY__"