Iraq

Accurate, up-to-date public holidays, bank holidays, and observances in Iraq for 2020 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.

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Date Weekday Name Notes
January 1st Wednesday New Year's Day
January 6th Monday Armed Forces Day Long weekend.
March 3rd Tuesday UN World Wildlife Day
March 7th Saturday Father's Day
March 12th Thursday Public Holiday Due to COVID-19 Only in certain states.
March 13th Friday Public Holiday Due to COVID-19 Only in certain states. Long weekend.
March 14th Saturday Public Holiday Due to COVID-19 Only in certain states.
March 15th Sunday Public Holiday Due to COVID-19 Only in certain states.
March 16th Monday Public Holiday Due to COVID-19 Only in certain states. Long weekend.
March 17th Tuesday Public Holiday Due to COVID-19 Only in certain states.
March 18th Wednesday Public Holiday Due to COVID-19 Only in certain states.
March 19th Thursday Public Holiday Due to COVID-19 Only in certain states.
March 20th Friday Iranian New Year's Day Long weekend.
March 20th Friday March Equinox
March 20th Friday Public Holiday Due to COVID-19 Only in certain states. Long weekend.
March 21st Saturday Mother's Day
March 21st Saturday Public Holiday Due to COVID-19 Only in certain states.
March 22nd Sunday Public Holiday Due to COVID-19 Only in certain states.
March 23rd Monday Public Holiday Due to COVID-19 Only in certain states. Long weekend.
March 24th Tuesday Public Holiday Due to COVID-19 Only in certain states.
March 25th Wednesday Public Holiday Due to COVID-19 Only in certain states.
March 26th Thursday Public Holiday Due to COVID-19 Only in certain states.
March 27th Friday Public Holiday Due to COVID-19 Only in certain states. Long weekend.
March 28th Saturday Public Holiday Due to COVID-19 Only in certain states.
March 29th Sunday Public Holiday Due to COVID-19 Only in certain states.
March 30th Monday Public Holiday Due to COVID-19 Only in certain states. Long weekend.
March 31st Tuesday Public Holiday Due to COVID-19 Only in certain states.
April 1st Wednesday Public Holiday Due to COVID-19 Only in certain states.
April 2nd Thursday Public Holiday Due to COVID-19 Only in certain states.
April 3rd Friday Public Holiday Due to COVID-19 Only in certain states. Long weekend.
April 4th Saturday Public Holiday Due to COVID-19 Only in certain states.
April 5th Sunday Public Holiday Due to COVID-19 Only in certain states.
April 6th Monday Public Holiday Due to COVID-19 Only in certain states. Long weekend.
April 7th Tuesday Public Holiday Due to COVID-19 Only in certain states.
April 8th Wednesday Public Holiday Due to COVID-19 Only in certain states.
April 9th Thursday Liberation Day
April 9th Thursday Public Holiday Due to COVID-19 Only in certain states.
April 10th Friday Public Holiday Due to COVID-19 Only in certain states. Long weekend.
April 11th Saturday Public Holiday Due to COVID-19 Only in certain states.
April 12th Sunday Public Holiday Due to COVID-19 Only in certain states.
April 13th Monday Public Holiday Due to COVID-19 Only in certain states. Long weekend.
April 14th Tuesday Public Holiday Due to COVID-19 Only in certain states.
April 15th Wednesday Public Holiday Due to COVID-19 Only in certain states.
April 16th Thursday Public Holiday Due to COVID-19 Only in certain states.
April 17th Friday Public Holiday Due to COVID-19 Only in certain states. Long weekend.
April 18th Saturday Public Holiday Due to COVID-19 Only in certain states.
April 19th Sunday Public Holiday Due to COVID-19 Only in certain states.
April 20th Monday Public Holiday Due to COVID-19 Only in certain states. Long weekend.
April 21st Tuesday Public Holiday Due to COVID-19 Only in certain states.
April 22nd Wednesday Public Holiday Due to COVID-19 Only in certain states.
April 23rd Thursday Public Holiday Due to COVID-19 Only in certain states.
April 24th Friday Public Holiday Due to COVID-19 Only in certain states. Long weekend.
April 25th Saturday Public Holiday Due to COVID-19 Only in certain states.
April 26th Sunday Public Holiday Due to COVID-19 Only in certain states.
April 27th Monday Public Holiday Due to COVID-19 Only in certain states. Long weekend.
April 28th Tuesday Public Holiday Due to COVID-19 Only in certain states.
April 29th Wednesday Public Holiday Due to COVID-19 Only in certain states.
April 30th Thursday Public Holiday Due to COVID-19 Only in certain states.
May 1st Friday Labor Day Long weekend.
May 1st Friday Public Holiday Due to COVID-19 Only in certain states. Long weekend.
May 2nd Saturday Public Holiday Due to COVID-19 Only in certain states.
May 23rd Saturday Festival of Breaking the Fast
May 24th Sunday Second Day of the Festival of Breaking the Fast
May 25th Monday Third Day of the Festival of Breaking the Fast Long weekend.
June 20th Saturday June Solstice
July 14th Tuesday Republic Day
July 30th Thursday Feast of the Sacrifice
July 31st Friday Second Day of the Feast of the Sacrifice Long weekend.
August 1st Saturday Third Day of the Feast of the Sacrifice
August 2nd Sunday Fourth Day of the Feast of the Sacrifice
August 19th Wednesday Islamic New Year's Day
August 28th Friday Ashura Long weekend.
September 22nd Tuesday September Equinox
October 3rd Saturday Independence Day
October 28th Wednesday Birth of the Prophet
December 10th Thursday Victory Day
December 21st Monday December Solstice
December 24th Thursday Christmas Eve
December 25th Friday Christmas Day Long weekend.
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" -d year="2020" -d pretty
-d key="__YOUR_API_KEY__"
"https://holidayapi.com/v1/holidays"