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The date of Islamic New Year / Hijra New Year for the years 2019‑2029

This page contains dates and information about Islamic New Year / Hijra New Year for the years 2019‑2029.*

When is Islamic New Year / Hijra New Year for the years 2019‑2029 ?


Year Holiday or Observance Weekday Date
2019 Islamic New Year / Hijra New Year (1441) (Umm al-Qura) Saturday
2020 Islamic New Year / Hijra New Year (1442) (Umm al-Qura) Thursday
2021 Islamic New Year / Hijra New Year (1443) (Umm al-Qura) Monday
2022 Islamic New Year / Hijra New Year (1444) (Umm al-Qura) Saturday
2023 Islamic New Year / Hijra New Year (1445) (Umm al-Qura) Wednesday
2024 Islamic New Year / Hijra New Year (1446) (Umm al-Qura) Sunday
2025 Islamic New Year / Hijra New Year (1447) (Umm al-Qura) Thursday
2026 Islamic New Year / Hijra New Year (1448) (Umm al-Qura) Tuesday
2027 Islamic New Year / Hijra New Year (1449) (Umm al-Qura) Sunday
2028 Islamic New Year / Hijra New Year (1450) (Umm al-Qura) Thursday
2029 Islamic New Year / Hijra New Year (1451) (Umm al-Qura) Monday

* The dates above were calculated using the Umm al-Qura calendar used in Saudi Arabia and most countries of the Gulf. To get the exact date when Islamic New Year / Hijra New Year is observed, as an official non-working public holiday, in a specific country, region or state, please refer to our listing of the official public holidays for that country.

In which countries is Islamic New Year / Hijra New Year observed as an official public holiday ?


Currently, Islamic New Year / Hijra New Year is observed as an official public holiday in: Algeria, Bahrain, Brunei, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Indonesia, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Oman, Philippines, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, UAE, West Bank and Gaza, Yemen.