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What is the date of Islamic New Year in 2024?

Islamic New Year Day is on Monday, February 12, 2024 in Nigeria.

Brief Information

  • This year:Monday, February 12, 2024
  • Next year:Friday, June 27, 2025
  • Last year:Monday, February 12, 2024
  • Type:Regional Holiday

Holidays in Nigeria in 2024

Holidays in Nigeria in 2025

About Islamic New Year in Nigeria

Islamic New Year 2024 in Nigeria

Islamic New Year Day, which is observed on February 12, signifies the commencement of the year in the Gregorian calendar and it's a Regional Holiday in many countries.

Is Islamic New Year a Regional Holiday in Nigeria?

Yes, Islamic New Year is a Regional Holiday in Nigeria. A regional holiday is a day off designated by a specific region or local jurisdiction within a country. Unlike national holidays, which are observed nationwide, regional holidays are specific to a particular area or state. These holidays may be based on local traditions, historical events, or cultural significance relevant to that specific region. As a result, the observance of regional holidays can vary from one area to another within a country.

New Year Observances days

YearDayDateHoliday NameComments
2018TuesdaySeptember 11Islamic New YearJiagawa, Kano, Osun, Oyo
2020ThursdayAugust 20Islamic New YearSeveral states
2020FridayAugust 21Islamic New YearSokoto, Zamfara
2021MondayAugust 09Islamic New YearSeveral states
2021TuesdayAugust 10Islamic New YearOyo, Sokoto
2022FridayJuly 29Islamic New YearOsun
2022MondayAugust 01Islamic New YearSeveral states
2025FridayJune 27Islamic New YearSeveral states

National Language of Nigeria

  • Name:English
  • Native:English
  • Code:en

Country Information of Nigeria

  • Name:Nigeria
  • Capital:Abuja
  • Country Code:NG
  • Emoji:🇳🇬
  • Phone code:234
  • Unicode:U+1F1F3 U+1F1EC
  • Currency:NGN
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