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Ramadan is a period of prayer, reflection and fasting for many Muslims worldwide. It is the ninth month in the Islamic calendar.

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Ramadan begins 2014

Sunday, June 29, 2014

Ramadan begins 2015

Thursday, June 18, 2015
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Ramadan (also known as Ramadhan or Ramzan) is the ninth month in the Islamic calendar. It is a time when Muslims around the world focus on prayer, fasting, giving to charity, and religious devotion. The last third of Ramadan is a particularly holy period, as it commemorates when the Koran's (Qu'ran) first verses were revealed to the Prophet Muhammad (Mohammad or Muhammed).

Ramadan tipical food after fast

An Iftar table for breaking the fast in Ramadan.

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Ramadan begins Observances

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WedMar 281990Ramadan beginsObservance
SunMar 171991Ramadan beginsObservance
ThuMar 51992Ramadan beginsObservance
TueFeb 231993Ramadan beginsObservance
SatFeb 121994Ramadan beginsObservance
WedFeb 11995Ramadan beginsObservance
MonJan 221996Ramadan beginsObservance
FriJan 101997Ramadan beginsObservance
WedDec 311997Ramadan beginsObservance
SunDec 201998Ramadan beginsObservance
ThuDec 91999Ramadan beginsObservance
TueNov 282000Ramadan beginsObservance
SatNov 172001Ramadan beginsObservance
WedNov 62002Ramadan beginsObservance
MonOct 272003Ramadan beginsObservance
SatOct 162004Ramadan beginsObservance
WedOct 52005Ramadan beginsObservance
SunSep 242006Ramadan beginsObservance
ThuSep 132007Ramadan beginsObservance
TueSep 22008Ramadan beginsObservance
SatAug 222009Ramadan beginsObservance
WedAug 112010Ramadan beginsObservance
MonAug 12011Ramadan beginsObservance
FriJul 202012Ramadan beginsObservance
TueJul 92013Ramadan beginsObservance
SunJun 292014Ramadan beginsObservance
ThuJun 182015Ramadan beginsObservance
TueJun 72016Ramadan beginsObservance
SatMay 272017Ramadan beginsObservance
WedMay 162018Ramadan beginsObservance
MonMay 62019Ramadan beginsObservance
FriApr 242020Ramadan beginsObservance

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