National Day of Saudi Arabia

national dayThe National Day of Saudi Arabia is on the 23 September (unification of the kingdoms Nejd and Hejaz 1932). This is also known as the Saudi National Day or the Day of the Unification. As explained this is an annual celebration on the 23rd September. It marks the anniversary of the unification of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia by King Abdulaziz in 1932.

National Day of Saudi Arabia

The National Day is an important holiday in Saudi Arabia, and it is celebrated across the country with enthusiasm and pride. It is an opportunity for Saudi Arabians to come together and celebrate their heritage and traditions, as well as the progress and achievements of their country.

See also the National Day of UAE as well as the Bahrain Public Holidays.

Public Holidays in Saudi Arabia

The following is a list of the main public holidays in Saudi Arabia:

  • Eid al-Fitr: This is a religious holiday that marks the end of Ramadan. It is usually a three-day holiday.
  • Eid al-Adha: It is also known as the Festival of Sacrifice and is usually a four-day holiday.
  • Saudi National Day: Celebrated on the 23rd September – the unification of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in 1932.
  • Prophet Muhammad’s Birthday: This holiday commemorates the birth of the Prophet Muhammad;
  • Arafat Day: This is a religious holiday that falls on the 9th day of the Islamic month of Dhu al-Hijjah;
  • Saudi Arabian National Day:  the founding of the modern state on the 23rd September 1932.
See also  National Day of Palau

In addition to these holidays, there may be other holidays observed regionally or locally. See also the National Day of Qatar.

 

 

 

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