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Iraq Public Holidays 2023

See also: 2023 public holidays in Iran, Jordan, Kuwait, Middle East, OPEC, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey and worldwide.

This page contains the list of Iraq 2023 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 Iraq official public holidays in 2023 is:


Date Weekday Public Holiday Observance
Jan Sunday New Year's Day (Sovereignty Day)
Jan Friday Army Day (1921) (except Kurdistan)
Mar Sunday Rebellion Anniversary (1991) (Kurdistan) regional
Mar Tuesday Spring Day (Nowruz)
Apr Sunday Baghdad Liberation Day (Kurdistan) regional
Apr Friday Eid al Fitr (End of Ramadan)
Apr Saturday Eid al Fitr Holiday
Apr Sunday Eid al Fitr Holiday banks
May Monday Labor Day
June Wednesday Eid al Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)
June Thursday Eid al Adha Holiday
June Friday Eid al Adha Holiday
July Saturday Eid al Adha Holiday
July Friday Republic Day
July Wednesday Islamic New Year
July Friday Ashura
Sep Wednesday Moulad (The Prophet's Birthday)
Oct Tuesday National Iraqi Day
Dec Sunday Anniversary of the Victory over Daesh/ISIS
Dec Monday Christmas Day

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Recent Iraq Public Holidays News and Updates


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

Global Holidays Observed in Iraq (beta)


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

Iraq Background Information and Links