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Ramadan Start 2024 in Maldives

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).

Is Ramadan Start a Public Holiday?

Ramadan Start is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

The month of Ramadan begins when the Waxing Crescent Moon can be observed in the evening sky.


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Ramadan Start Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2019MonMay 6Ramadan StartPublic Holiday
2020FriApr 24Ramadan StartPublic Holiday
2021TueApr 13Ramadan StartPublic Holiday
2022SatApr 2Ramadan StartPublic Holiday
2023ThuMar 23Ramadan StartPublic Holiday
2024MonMar 11Ramadan StartPublic Holiday
2025SatMar 1Ramadan Start (Tentative Date)Public Holiday
2026WedFeb 18Ramadan Start (Tentative Date)Public Holiday
2027MonFeb 8Ramadan Start (Tentative Date)Public Holiday
2028FriJan 28Ramadan Start (Tentative Date)Public Holiday
2029TueJan 16Ramadan Start (Tentative Date)Public Holiday

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