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Ich arbeite hier zwischen 01. Februar und 15. März.

Ich bleibe hier bis 22. April.

Ich bin von 05. bis 12. Mai in Mailand.

Do these sentences need articles for dates, or are they fine as they are?

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I think the leading 0 should be omitted here, i.e., "1. Februar" instead of "01. Februar". –  unor May 21 at 17:10

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No, with days and month you'd need to use an article. So it would be:

Ich arbeite hier zwischen dem 01. Februar und dem 15. März.

Ich bleibe hier bis zum 22. April.

Ich bin vom 05. bis zum 12. Mai in Mailand.

But not with times:

Ich arbeite zwischen 6:00 und 17:00 Uhr.

Ich bleibe bis 22:00 Uhr hier.

Ich bin von 05:00 bis 12:00 zu Hause.

You can find an overview of the use of the different temporal prepositions here

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You (can) use articles with dates because the names of the 12 months have articles (they are all masculine). –  Hubert Schölnast May 19 at 20:41

As a native speaker, I would use articles.

Ich arbeite hier zwischen dem 01. Februar und dem 15. März.

Ich bleibe hier bis zum 22. April.

Ich bin vom 05. bis zum 12. Mai in Mailand.

The first sentence could work without articles, if you read it as 01. = "erstem" und 15. = "fünfzehntem".

Keep in mind, that I don't know if there is any rule, it just sounds right for me.

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In the first sentence, I would repeat "dem": "zwischem dem 1. Feb und dem 15. Mar". I don't think that it ever works without an article (for these examples; there might be some use cases where you can drop them, but I can't think of any right now). –  Em1 May 19 at 15:16
    
you are right, I revised my answer. also thanks for correcting my typo :) –  Pasoe May 19 at 15:24

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