Sunday, January 08, 2012

Holidays in Jordan

Public holidays
Holidays in Jordan are either religious (Islamic or Christian) or celebrations of important events in Jordanian or Arab history. Non-Islamic holidays are fixed, while islamic holidays vary according to the lunar Muslim calendar.

National holidays
1 January: New Year's Day
30 January: King Abdullah II's birthday
1 May: Labor Day
25 May: Independence Day
14 November: The Late King Hussein's Birthday
25 December: Christmas Day

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