When is Al-Hijra / Muharram in 2016?

Al-Hijra is the Islamic New Year, Muharram is the first month in Islamic calendar, celebrated on the first day of the month of Muharram, the month in which Muhammad emigrated from Mecca to Medina. The holiday is also called simply Muharram. Al-Hijra / Muharram is also on the same day of the Islamic calendar, the date on the Gregorian calendar which changes from year to year.

Al-Hijra / Muharram in 2016 will start on Sunday, the 2nd of October and will continue for 29 days until Sunday, the 30th of October.