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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)
Currency: Rial (IRR) ... Convert here!
Week-end: Thursday afternoon & Friday




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School holidays**Thursday January 10, 2019School holidays 
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International Water & Waste Water Exhibition**Saturday January 12, 2019Tradeshows 
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Martyrdom of Fatima*Thursday January 17, 2019Secular holiday 
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Revolution Day*Sunday February 10, 2019Secular holiday 
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Birthday of Imam Ali*Monday February 25, 2019Muslim, Sufi 
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Arbor Day*Monday March 4, 2019cards/flowers 
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Arbor DayTuesday March 5, 2019Events, celebrations... 
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Ascension of MohammedMonday March 11, 2019Muslim, Sufi 
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new year holiday (beginning)Monday March 18, 2019School holidays 
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Oil Nationalization day*Tuesday March 19, 2019Secular holiday 
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Noruz*Thursday March 21, 2019Zoroastrian 
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Daylight Saving TimeThursday March 21, 2019Special Events 
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Noruz*Friday March 22, 2019Zoroastrian 
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Noruz*Saturday March 23, 2019Zoroastrian 
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Noruz*Sunday March 24, 2019Zoroastrian 
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Birthday of Imam Mahdi*Friday March 29, 2019Secular holiday 
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Day of Nature*Monday April 1, 2019Secular holiday 
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April Fools Day**Monday April 1, 2019cards/flowers 
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Sizdah-bedar (National day to end Noruz)*Tuesday April 2, 2019Events, celebrations... 
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Islamic Republic Day*Tuesday April 2, 2019National Day 
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new year holiday (end)Thursday April 4, 2019School holidays 
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National Day of Nuclear TechnologyMonday April 8, 2019Events, celebrations... 
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Start of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)Saturday April 13, 2019cards/flowers 
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School holidays -
Sunday January 10, 2021

School holidays : Http://www.medu.ir
official calendar gazetted by the Ministry of Education
weekend: Thursday-Friday
girls and boys are not educated together
Number of instructional days: 200
University of Tehran ranking: Times Higher Education #4501-600/QS ranking #601-650/Shanghai #301-400
We carry all confirmed dates till Oct 2019, even though there are pending discussions about shortening vacations
Contact edit@edit.fr to get the full calendar for Iran or one file containing confirmed calendars of 550 countries and regions.


International Water & Waste Water Exhibition -
Tuesday January 12, 2021

Tradeshows : Lasts 4 days - http://www.watex.ir in Tehran 2021 edition CONFIRMED (provided the Covid epidemics is stopped)


Martyrdom of Fatima -
Sunday January 17, 2021

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.


Revolution Day -
Wednesday February 10, 2021

Secular holiday : Celebrates the overthrow of the Shah in 1979 www.cbi.ir


Birthday of Imam Ali -
Thursday February 25, 2021

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


Arbor Day -
Thursday March 4, 2021

cards/flowers : Tree-planting day


Arbor Day -
Friday March 5, 2021

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Ascension of Mohammed -
Thursday March 11, 2021

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New year holiday (beginning) -
Thursday March 18, 2021

School holidays :


Oil Nationalization day -
Friday March 19, 2021

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


Noruz -
Sunday March 21, 2021

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 -
Sunday March 21, 2021

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Noruz -
Monday March 22, 2021

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 -
Tuesday March 23, 2021

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 -
Wednesday March 24, 2021

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.


Birthday of Imam Mahdi -
Monday March 29, 2021

Secular holiday : Muhammad al-Mahdī (born 868) is the twelfth and final Shi'a Imam. He is the person believed by Shi'as to be the Mahdi; a figure considered by both Sunnis and Shias to be the ultimate saviour of humankind. Shi'as believe that he was born in 868 and has been hidden by God to later emerge to fulfill his mission. They believe that in the future he will bring absolute peace and justice throughout the world by establishing Islam as the global religion. Wikipedia


Day of Nature -
Thursday April 1, 2021

Secular holiday : Sizdah-Bedar


April Fools Day -
Thursday April 1, 2021

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) -
Friday April 2, 2021

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


Islamic Republic Day -
Friday April 2, 2021

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.


New year holiday (end) -
Sunday April 4, 2021

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National Day of Nuclear Technology -
Thursday April 8, 2021

Culture :


Start of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day) -
Tuesday April 13, 2021

cards/flowers :