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Iran Public Holidays 2020

See also: 2020 public holidays in Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Iraq, Middle East, OPEC, Pakistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan and worldwide.

This page contains the list of Iran 2020 official public holidays, bank holidays, government holidays, non-working national holidays, and sectorial holidays. The public holidays listing on this page is also accessible via our free Android and iPhone/iPad mobile apps. The full qppstudio worldwide public holidays database for 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023, and beyond, is available immediately, with a professional license.

The list of Iran official public holidays in 2020 is:


Date Weekday Public Holiday
Wednesday Martyrdom of Hazrat Fatemeh
Tuesday Anniversary of the Islamic Revolution
Sunday Imam Ali's Birthday
Thursday Oil Nationalization Day
Friday Norooz (Persian New Year)
Saturday Norooz Holiday
Sunday Norooz Holiday
Sunday The Prophet's Ascension (Mabaath)
Monday Norooz Holiday
Tuesday Islamic Republic Day
Wednesday Sizdehbedar (Nature Day)
Thursday Imam Mahdi's Birthday
Friday Martyrdom of Imam Ali
Sunday Eid-e-Fitr (End of Ramadan)
Monday The day after Eid-e-Fitr
Wednesday Demise of Imam Khomeini
Thursday 15th Khordad National Uprising (1963)
Wednesday Martyrdom of Imam Jafar Sadeq
Friday Eid-e-Qorban (Feast of Sacrifice)
Saturday Eid-e-Ghadir
Friday Tasoua Hosseini
Sunday Ashura Hosseini (Martyrdom of Imam Hussein)
Oct Thursday Arbaeen of Hosseini (40th day after Ashura)
Oct Friday Death of Prophet Mohammad / Martyrdom of Imam Hasan
Oct Saturday Martyrdom of Imam Reza
Oct Sunday Martyrdom of Imam Hassan Asgari
Nov Tuesday Birth of Prophet Mohammad and of Imam Jafar Sadeq

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Recent Iran Public Holidays News and Updates


Below is a list of recent news and updates related to Iran public holidays, national holidays, government holidays and bank holidays (note that this newsfeed is delayed by 30 days).

Global Holidays Observed in Iran (beta)


Below is the list of global holidays observed as non-working public holidays in Iran, with the dates of these global holidays for the next 10 years (2019-2029).

Iran Background Information and Links