Mordad

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Mordad is the fifth month of the Iranian calendar. Mordad has 31 days and in most years begins on 23 July and ends on 22 August. In some years, Mordad begins on 22 July and ends on 21 August.

Mordad is the second month of summer after Tir, and is followed by Shahrivar.

The name "Mordad" derives from Middle Persian "Amurdad" from Avestan 'Ameretat', the Zoroastrian divinity of "immortality", and under whose protection the month stands.

Mordad is also the name of an Iranian company founded in 2007.

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