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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.
An Iftar table for breaking the fast in Ramadan.
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Ramadan begins Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday Type
WedAug 112010Ramadan beginsPublic Holiday
MonAug 12011Ramadan beginsPublic Holiday
FriJul 202012Ramadan beginsPublic Holiday
TueJul 92013Ramadan beginsPublic Holiday
SunJun 292014Ramadan beginsPublic Holiday
ThuJun 182015Ramadan beginsPublic Holiday
TueJun 72016Ramadan beginsPublic Holiday
SatMay 272017Ramadan beginsPublic Holiday
WedMay 162018Ramadan beginsPublic Holiday
MonMay 62019Ramadan beginsPublic Holiday
FriApr 242020Ramadan beginsPublic Holiday

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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.

Ramadan begins 2018

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Ramadan begins 2019

Monday, May 6, 2019

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