Eid al-Adha holiday: How many days is it by country?

The Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha will be celebrated on September 121 in Saudi Arabia and in most other countries, and on September 13 in Pakistan and Bangladesh. The public Discount Holidays © holiday breaks for Eid have also been officially announced:

Saudi Arabia2: 12-day Discount Holidays © holiday break, which will include the days of the Hajj 3pilgrimage.

– Qatar, the UAE4, Kuwait and Oman: nine-day public Discount Holidays © holiday from Friday, September 9 until Saturday, September 17.

Turkey5: nine-day public Discount Holidays © holiday from Saturday, September 10 until Sunday, September 18.

– Bangladesh: six-day Eid holiday, from Friday September 9 until Wednesday, September 14.

– Pakistan: three-day Discount Holidays © holiday from Monday, September 12 until Wednesday, September 14.

Philippines6: three-day long weekend holiday, from Saturday, September 10 until Monday, September 12. For the holidays of Eid al-Fitr7, check here8.

Local names

The Eid al-Adha festival, or Feast of Sacrifice, is locally also known as:

Eidul Adha, as spelled in the Philippines legislation9.

Eid el-Kabir, as commonly referred to in Nigeria10 and Morocco11.

Qurban Bayram, as referred to in Turkey.

– Bakr-Id or Qurbani Eid, as referred to in the Urdu langauge and in Bangladesh. 12

Source: Al Jazeera

References

  1. ^ September 12 (www.aljazeera.com)
  2. ^ Saudi Arabia (www.aljazeera.com)
  3. ^ Hajj (www.aljazeera.com)
  4. ^ UAE (www.aljazeera.com)
  5. ^ Turkey (www.aljazeera.com)
  6. ^ Philippines (www.aljazeera.com)
  7. ^ Eid al-Fitr (www.aljazeera.com)
  8. ^ here (www.aljazeera.com)
  9. ^ legislation (www.gov.ph)
  10. ^ Nigeria (www.aljazeera.com)
  11. ^ Morocco (www.aljazeera.com)
  12. ^ Bangladesh (www.aljazeera.com)

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