Azar (Persian: آذر, Persian pronunciation: [ɒːˈzæɾ][1]) is the ninth month of the Solar Hijri calendar, the official calendar of Iran and Afghanistan.[1] Azar has thirty days.[1] It begins in November and ends in December by the Gregorian calendar[citation needed]. Azar corresponds to the Tropical Astrological month of Sagittarius.

Azar
Native nameآذر (Persian)
CalendarSolar Hijri calendar
Month number9
Number of days30
SeasonAutumn
Gregorian equivalentNovember-December
← Aban
Dey →

Azar is the third month of autumn, and is followed by Dey.[1]

The name is derived from Atar, the Zoroastrian concept of holy fire.

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  1. ^ a b c d "Months and Seasons — Persian Vocabulary". 2014. Retrieved September 8, 2014.