Norooz (Persian New Year) is a national holiday in Iran. In the table below, you will find when Norooz (Persian New Year) is official marked and celebrated in Iran over a span of 15 years. All the information display below is also available via our API as well as downloadable as a csv. Signup here to get started.

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Year Day of the Week Date Name
2011
Monday March 21 Norooz (Persian New Year)
2012
Tuesday March 20 Norooz (Persian New Year)
2013
Thursday March 21 Norooz (Persian New Year)
2014
Friday March 21 Norooz (Persian New Year)
2015
Saturday March 21 Norooz (Persian New Year)
2016
Sunday March 20 Norooz (Persian New Year)
2017
Tuesday March 21 Norooz (Persian New Year)
2018
Wednesday March 21 Norooz (Persian New Year)
2019
Thursday March 21 Norooz (Persian New Year)
2020
Friday March 20 Norooz (Persian New Year)
2021
Sunday March 21 Norooz (Persian New Year)

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