Ashura is a public holiday in Somalia. In the table below, you will find when Ashura is official marked and celebrated in Somalia 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
2010
Friday December 17 Ashura
2011
Tuesday December 6 Ashura
2012
Saturday November 24 Ashura
2013
Thursday November 14 Ashura
2014
Monday November 3 Ashura
2015
Saturday October 24 Ashura
2016
Wednesday October 12 Ashura
2017
Sunday October 1 Ashura
2018
Friday September 21 Ashura
2019
Tuesday September 10 Ashura
2020
Saturday August 29 Ashura
2021
Wednesday August 18 Ashura
2022
Monday August 8 Ashura
2023
Friday July 28 Ashura
2024
Wednesday July 17 Ashura
2025
Sunday July 6 Ashura

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