Wāsiţ, Iraq

Accurate, up-to-date public holidays, bank holidays, and observances in Wāsiţ, Iraq for 2017 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 Sunday New Year's Day
January 1st Sunday Durin's Day
January 6th Friday Armed Forces Day Long weekend.
March 1st Wednesday Leap Day
March 20th Monday March Equinox
March 21st Tuesday Iranian New Year's Day
March 21st Tuesday Mother's Day
April 6th Thursday Second Contact Day
April 9th Sunday Father's Day
April 9th Sunday Liberation Day
May 1st Monday Labor Day Long weekend.
May 10th Wednesday Whacking Day
June 21st Wednesday June Solstice
June 22nd Thursday Summerween
June 25th Sunday Festival of Breaking the Fast
June 26th Monday Second Day of the Festival of Breaking the Fast Long weekend.
June 27th Tuesday Third Day of the Festival of Breaking the Fast
July 4th Tuesday Freedom Day
July 14th Friday Republic Day Long weekend.
September 1st Friday Feast of the Sacrifice Long weekend.
September 2nd Saturday Second Day of the Feast of the Sacrifice
September 3rd Sunday Third Day of the Feast of the Sacrifice
September 4th Monday Fourth Day of the Feast of the Sacrifice Long weekend.
September 21st Thursday Islamic New Year's Day
September 22nd Friday September Equinox
September 30th Saturday Ashura
October 3rd Tuesday Independence Day
October 9th Monday Federation Day
October 31st Tuesday Harry Potter Day
November 30th Thursday Birth of the Prophet
December 21st Thursday December Solstice
December 24th Sunday Christmas Eve
December 25th Monday Christmas Day Long weekend.
December 25th Monday Decemberween
December 31st Sunday 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-WA" -d year="2017" -d pretty
-d key="__YOUR_API_KEY__"
"https://holidayapi.com/v1/holidays"