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Public holidays in the United Arab Emirates

 

Public holidays in the United Arab Emirates

The following table indicates declared United Arab Emirates government national holidays for the year 2014 only—cultural variants also provide opportunity for holidays tied to local events. In total there are 6 public holidays.

2014 public holidays

Date English Arabic
January 1 New Year's Day Ra's as-Sana al-meladiah رأس السنة الميلادية
May 27 The Night Journey Al-Isra'a wal-Mi'raj الإسراء والمعراج
July 28 End of Ramadan Eid ul-Fitr عيد الفطر
October 4 Day of the Sacrifice Eid ul-Adha عيد الأضحى
October 25 Islamic New Year Ra's as-Sana al-Hijria رأس السنة الهجرية
December 2 National Day Yawm al watani اليوم الوطني
  • For Eid ul-Fitr and Eid ul-Adha, the holidays usually range from a minimum of 3 days and can go up to 9 days depending on the institution and whether the individual is working in the public sector.

See also

  • Islamic calendar - for further expansion on the months and days identified above

References

  • Public Holidays in United Arab Emirates (2014)
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