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Iran (Islamic Republic of) - bank and public holidays of the world - 1970-2070

full calendar of public and bank holidays of the world (and banks closures), from 1970 until 2070 for Iran (Islamic Republic of)



Iran holds a world record as far as of non working days (132 yearly, week-ends incl.).
Internet domain: .ir - Telephone code: +98 - International dialing code: 00 - GMT offset: +3:30 (DST: no)
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Weekend: Thursday & Friday

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Martyrdom of Fatima*Wednesday March 2, 2016Secular holiday 
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Arbor Day*Friday March 4, 2016cards/flowers 
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Oil Nationalization day*Saturday March 19, 2016Secular holiday 
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new year holiday (beginning)**Sunday March 20, 2016School holidays 
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Noruz*Monday March 21, 2016Zoroastrian 
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Daylight Saving TimeMonday March 21, 2016Special Events 
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Noruz*Tuesday March 22, 2016Zoroastrian 
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Noruz*Wednesday March 23, 2016Zoroastrian 
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Noruz*Thursday March 24, 2016Zoroastrian 
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Islamic Republic Day*Friday April 1, 2016National Day 
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April Fools Day**Friday April 1, 2016cards/flowers 
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Sizdah-bedar (National day to end Noruz)*Saturday April 2, 2016Events, celebrations... 
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Day of Nature*Saturday April 2, 2016Secular holiday 
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new year holiday (end)Wednesday April 6, 2016School holidays 
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National Day of Nuclear TechnologyFriday April 8, 2016Events, celebrations... 
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Birthday of Imam Ali*Monday April 11, 2016Muslim, Sufi 
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Ascension of MohammedMonday April 25, 2016Muslim, Sufi 
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Martyrdom of Fatima -
Thursday March 2, 2017

Secular holiday : Prophet Mohammad's daughter and one of the most inspiring figures for Shiite Muslims. Fatima died in the holy city of Medina in current Saudi Arabia. Shiites believe that she died while trying to protect her husband Imam Ali from his enemies. That's why they regard her as a martyr. The exact place of her burial still remains a mystery after more than 14 centuries.


Arbor Day -
Sunday March 4, 2018

cards/flowers : Tree-planting day


Oil Nationalization day -
Sunday March 19, 2017

Secular holiday : In March, 1951, Prime Minister Mohammad Mossadegh, a nationalist, received the vote required from the Iranian parliament to nationalize the British-owned oil corporation, Anglo Iran Oil Company, in a situation known as the Abadan Crisis. Despite British pressure, including an economic blockade which caused real hardship, the nationalization continued. In 1954 it was suspended by the Shah, who in 1973 re-nationalized oil. http://www.cbi.ir/about/holidays.asp


New year holiday (beginning) -
Monday March 20, 2017

School holidays (please double check) : official calendar gazetted by the Ministry of Education


Noruz -
Tuesday March 21, 2017

Zoroastrian : no means new and rouz means day in Persian. Celebrates new year in Iran and various Central Asian countries (as well as among the Kurds). Considered as the beginning of the Baha'í year.


Daylight Saving Time -
Wednesday March 21, 2018

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Noruz -
Wednesday March 22, 2017

Zoroastrian : no means new and rouz means day in Persian. Celebrates new year in Iran and various Central Asian countries (as well as among the Kurds). Considered as the beginning of the Baha'í year.


Noruz -
Thursday March 23, 2017

Zoroastrian : no means new and rouz means day in Persian. Celebrates new year in Iran and various Central Asian countries (as well as among the Kurds). Considered as the beginning of the Baha'í year.


Noruz -
Friday March 24, 2017

Zoroastrian : no means new and rouz means day in Persian. Celebrates new year in Iran and various Central Asian countries (as well as among the Kurds). Considered as the beginning of the Baha'í year.


Islamic Republic Day -
Saturday April 1, 2017

Secular holiday : On April 1, 1979, after a landslide victory in a national referendum in which only one choice was offered (Islamic Republic: Yes or No), Ayatollah Khomeini declared an Islamic republic with a new Constitution reflecting his ideals of Islamic government. Ayatollah Khomeini became supreme spiritual leader (Valy-e-Faqih) of Iran. http://www.iranchamber.com/history/islamic_revolution/islamic_revolution.php


April Fools Day -
Saturday April 1, 2017

cards/flowers : As the story goes, in 1564, France was one of the first nations to make January 1 officially New Year's Day, instead of the last week of March which was previously observed. In 1582, the Pope followed suit. Those who went on celebrating April 1st were mocked. As the zodiacal sign was the fish, The French placed dead fish on the backs of one another. Traditions vary from country to country.


Sizdah-bedar (National day to end Noruz) -
Sunday April 2, 2017

Culture : The thirteenth day of the Persian New Year marks the end of the Noruz break. This tradition is called Sizdah Bedar (sizdah means thirteen) which in English translates to getting rid of thirteen . The concept of avoiding the number thirteen is mainly to symbolize the will and power to deal with all evil in the new year. http://www.farhangsara.com/13bedar.htm


Day of Nature -
Sunday April 2, 2017

Secular holiday : Sizdah-Bedar


New year holiday (end) -
Thursday April 6, 2017

School holidays (please double check) :


National Day of Nuclear Technology -
Saturday April 8, 2017

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Birthday of Imam Ali -
Tuesday April 11, 2017

Muslim, Sufi : Ali ibn Abi Talib (599 - 661) is an early Islamic leader. He is seen by Sunni Muslims as the last of the four Rightly Guided Caliphs. Shi'a Muslims consider him the First Imam appointed by the Islamic prophet Muhammad and the first rightful caliph. Ali was the cousin of Muhammad, and after marriage to Fatima Zahra, he also became Muhammad's son-in-law. Wikipedia


Ascension of Mohammed -
Tuesday April 25, 2017

Muslim, Sufi :