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Ramadan Start in Morocco

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 not a public holiday. It falls on Sunday, April 3, 2022 and most businesses follow regular Sunday opening hours in Morocco.

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
2017SatMay 27Ramadan StartObservance
2018ThuMay 17Ramadan StartObservance
2019TueMay 7Ramadan StartObservance
2020SatApr 25Ramadan StartObservance
2021WedApr 14Ramadan StartObservance
2022SunApr 3Ramadan StartObservance
2023ThuMar 23Ramadan Start (Tentative Date)Observance
2024MonMar 11Ramadan Start (Tentative Date)Observance
2025SatMar 1Ramadan Start (Tentative Date)Observance
2026WedFeb 18Ramadan Start (Tentative Date)Observance
2027MonFeb 8Ramadan Start (Tentative Date)Observance

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