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List of public, and national holidays observed in Iran in 2023.

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Public Holidays in Iran 2023

All National holidays in Iran are observed as per government declaration of public holidays. All banks, government offices and education institutions remains closed in Iran during these national holidays. Iran holiday calendar for year 2023.

National Holidays in Iran 2023

Day Date Holiday Name
Sunday Imam Ali's Birthday (Rajab 13)
Saturday Islamic Revolution Day (National Day)
Saturday The Prohet's Ascension (Rajab 27)
Wednesday Imam Mahdi's Birthday (Sha'aban 15)
Monday Oil Nationalisation Day (Esfand 29)
Monday Nowruz (Iranian New Year)
Tuesday Nowruz Holiday
Wednesday Nowruz Holiday
Thursday Nowruz Holiday
Saturday Islamic Republic Day (Farvardin 12)
Sunday Nature Day (Farvardin 13)
Wednesday Martyrdom of Imam Ali (Ramadan 21)
Saturday Eid e-Fitr (End of Ramadan)
Sunday The Day after Eid-e-Fitr (Shawwal 2)
Monday Martyrdom of Imam Sadeq (Shawwal 25)
Sunday Demise of Imam Khomeini (Khordad 14)
Monday Khordad National Uprising (Khordad 15)
Thursday Eid-e-Qorban (Feast of the Sacrifice)
Thursday Eid-e-Ghadir (Dhu al-Hijjah 18)
Thursday Tasoua Hosseini (Muharram 9)
Friday Ashoura (10th day of Muslim New Year)
Wednesday Arbaeen (Safar 20)
Thursday Death of Prophet Muhammed / Martyrdom of Imam Hassan
Friday Martyrdom of Imam Reza (Safar 30)
Saturday Martyrdom of Imam Hassan Asgari (Rabi'-ul-Awwal 8)
Wednesday Birthday of Muhammad and Imam Sadegh (Rabi'-ul-Awwal 17)
Sunday Martyrdom Of Hazrat Fatimah (Jumada al-Thani 3)

Public Holidays in 2023

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