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Full calendar of public and bank holidays of the world (and banks closures), from 1970 until 2070 for Iraq

  • Currency: Dinar (IQD)
  • Internet domain: .iq - Telephone code: +964 - International dialing code: 00 - GMT offset: +3 (DST: yes)
  • Weekend: Friday & Saturday
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    Wednesday December 28, 2022Winter holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Sunday January 1, 2023School holidaysSchool holidays
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    Sunday January 1, 2023National DayNational Day
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    Friday January 6, 2023Army DaySecular holiday
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    Monday January 30, 2023Three Holy Hierarchscards/flowers
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    Sunday February 19, 2023Winter holiday (end)School holidays
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    Monday March 6, 2023National Day of Tolerance and CoexistenceSecular holiday
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    Friday March 17, 2023Anniversary of the chemical bombing on HalabjaEvents, celebrations...
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    Tuesday March 21, 2023Mothers' Daycards/flowers
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    Tuesday March 21, 2023NowruzZoroastrian
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    Thursday March 23, 2023Spring holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Thursday March 23, 2023Start of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)cards/flowers
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    Winter holiday (beginning)

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    Wednesday December 28, 2022
    School holidays :

    School holidays

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    Sunday January 1, 2023
    School holidays : Vacances scolaires : Http://epedu.gov.iq/
    https://uobaghdad.edu.iq/
    https://www.elwatan140.com/
    Official calendar gazetted by the Ministry of Education
    Literacy rate: Male 84%-Female 64% [Wikipedia]
    Teaching language: Arabic
    Schooling is mandatory till age 14
    schools close on Friday & Saturday
    school uniforms required

    We carry confirmed dates till Aug 2023 (mid-term can be viewed here in arabic: https://www.iqiraq.news/uploads/posts/2022-07/upload_1657821221_507726004.jpeg

    Please note that authorities may take last-minute decisions; please double-check if this information is vital to you
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    National Day

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    Sunday January 1, 2023
    Secular holiday : Celebrates the day when American forces returned the presidential palace to the Iraqi authorities on Dec. 31, 2008.

    Army Day

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    Friday January 6, 2023
    Secular holiday : Anniversary of the establishment of the Iraqi army, and founded the first units Iraqi armed forces during the British Mandate of Iraq in 1921, where a regiment Musa al-Kazim, and took command of armed force headquarters in Baghdad, and after the fall of the Iraqi regime in 2003, issued civil administrator for Iraq Paul Bremer’s decision to disband the Iraqi army, was then re-formed in stages.

    Three Holy Hierarchs

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    Monday January 30, 2023
    cards/flowers : Refers to Basil the Great (also known as Basil of Caesarea), Gregory the Theologian (also known as Gregory of Nazianzus) and John Chrysostom. They were highly influential bishops of the early church who played pivotal roles in shaping Christian theology. Wikipedia

    Winter holiday (end)

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    Sunday February 19, 2023
    School holidays :

    National Day of Tolerance and Coexistence

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    Monday March 6, 2023
    Secular holiday : Celebration declared after the meeting between Pope Francis and the Shiite Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani. Francis’ visit to the highest Shiite cleric had taken place in the southern Iraqi Najaf – a holy city for the Shiites. The 45-minute conversation was about the cooperation between the religious communities. The holiday also paid tribute to the interfaith meeting in the plain of Ur, where the head of the Catholic Church met with representatives of Islam, Christianity and the Yazidis. Jewish representatives did not take part. from 2022

    Anniversary of the chemical bombing on Halabja

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    Friday March 17, 2023
    Culture : Kurdistan only

    Mothers' Day

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    Tuesday March 21, 2023
    cards/flowers : Ruz-e Madar in Arabic

    Nowruz

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    Tuesday March 21, 2023
    Zoroastrian : Naw Ruz--Zoroastrian New Year and celebration of Righteousness Divine Spirit Asha Vahishta, creator of fire. Feast of Ahura Mazda, Spring Equinox Also spelled Newroz, Nauruz, Nauryz, Noe-Rooz, Nawroz, Norooz, Noruz, Novruz (in Azerbaijan and Turkey), Noh Ruz, Nauroz, Nav-roze, Navroz, Naw-Rúz, Nevruz, Sultan Nevruz, Наврӯз, Navruz, or Nowrouz [Wikipedia]

    Spring holiday (beginning)

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    Thursday March 23, 2023
    School holidays :

    Start of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)

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    Thursday March 23, 2023
    cards/flowers :