Public Holidays UAE 2012

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List of National and Public Holidays for UAE (United Arab Emirates) for the year 2012

 

  • New Year’s Day is on Sunday, January 01, 2012
  • Mouloud (Birth of the Prophet) is on Saturday, February 04, 2012
    Mouloud is is also know as 12 Rabi’ Al-awwa
  • Leilat al-Meiraj (Ascension of the Prophet) is on Sunday, June 17, 2012
  • Eid al-Fitr (End of Ramadan) is on Sunday, August 19, 2012
  • Eid al-Adha (Feast of the Sacrifice) is on Friday, October 26, 2012
  • Al-Hijra (Islamic New Year) is on Thursday, November 15, 2012
    Al-Hijra is also knows as 1 Muharram and Hijri New year’s Day
  • UAE National Day is on Sunday, December 02, 2012
    and on Monday December 03, 2012

 

Facts and Infos about United Arab Emirates (UAE)

  • Population: 4.7 million (UN, 2010)
  • Capital: Abu Dhabi
  • Largest city: Dubai
  • Area: 77,700 sq km (30,000 sq miles)
  • Major language: Arabic
  • Money: 1 Dirham = 100 fils
  • Internet domain: .ae
  • International dialling code: +971

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