On the first day of Ramadan in the world, the longest fast is 15 hours and 21 minutes in Nuuk, Greenland, and the shortest is 13 hours and 23 minutes in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Fasting times vary around the world during Ramadan between 13 and 15 hours.
During the holy month of Ramadan, Muslims in different parts of the world continue to perform their prayers in their respective geographical areas, while fasting periods vary according to the hemisphere and latitude.
In this month of Ramadan, which coincides with the days of spring in the northern hemisphere and autumn in the southern hemisphere, fasting times get longer as you move from settlements in the south to settlements in the north, due to the decrease in daylight hours from north to south. .
The first imsak in Turkey will be held in Igdir at 04.33 tomorrow, and the first Iftar will be held in Idir at 18.25. On the first day of Ramadan, the last time for imsak will be held at 05:43 in Çanakkale, and the last iftar will be held at 19.35 in Çanakkale and Edirne.
On the first day, the longest fasting period of 13 hours and 56 minutes will be observed in Sinop, and the shortest fasting of 13 hours and 47 minutes will be observed in Adana, Hatay, Kilis, Mersin and Şanlıurfa.
According to the calculations of the lunar month by the Presidency of Religious Affairs, the Supreme Council for Religious Affairs, the month of Ramadan will last for 29 days this year, as the crescent of the month of Shawwal will be seen on the evening of the 29th of Ramadan.
The majority of Muslim countries start the month of Ramadan on March 23rd
While Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Iraq, the United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Bahrain, Palestine, Syria, Yemen, Egypt, Lebanon, Sudan, Libya, Tunisia and Iran announced that Ramadan will begin on Thursday. Jordan, Oman, Algeria, Mauritania and Morocco will make statements after observing the crescent today.
The Crescent Monitoring Authority in Saudi Arabia reported that the crescent was not seen on Wednesday evening, so the first day of Ramadan is Thursday.
In the statement issued by the Crescent Observation Committee at the Ministry of Qatari Institutions, it is mentioned that the thirtieth day of the month of Sha’ban ends according to the Hijri calendar, and the month of Ramadan will begin next Thursday. The fact that the crescent moon cannot be seen.
The Mufti of Jerusalem and Palestine, Sheikh Muhammad Hussein, also announced, in a statement broadcast on Palestinian television, that the crescent of Ramadan was not seen in the Palestinian territories today, Wednesday. Hussein mentioned that Thursday is the first day of Ramadan.
According to the news of Al-Kabis newspaper in Kuwait, the Crescent Observation Authority in the country announced that Wednesday will be the last day to complete the month of Sha’ban, and the month of Ramadan will begin on Thursday, due to the inability to see Ramadan. crescent moon.
The Egyptian Mufti Shofki Allam, the Sudanese Islamic Fiqh Academy, the Ministry of Institutions affiliated with the Syrian regime, and the Mufti of Lebanon and Libya also announced that the month of Ramadan will begin on Thursday.
The Sunni establishment in Iraq, the UAE, Bahrain, Yemen and Tunisia also announced that Thursday is the first day of Ramadan.
The Iranian Crescent Observation Council also announced that Ramadan will begin on Thursday.
Ramadan will begin on March 23 in North America, Africa, Australia and Europe.
Ramadan begins on Thursday in Central Asia and the Caucasus
Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan and Russia announced that Ramadan will start tomorrow.
According to the fatwa issued by the Administration of Caucasus Muslims, the authorized institution in Azerbaijan on religious issues, Ramadan will begin on Thursday, March 23 in the country. According to the fatwa of the administration of the Muslims of the Caucasus, Eid al-Fitr will be celebrated on April 21.
Today, Muslims in Kazakhstan perform the first Tarawih prayers in the holy month of Ramadan. Chief Mufti Nourizbey Taganuli will stand at the largest mosque in Central Asia in Astana to perform Tarawih prayers and read his congratulatory message. Many charitable events will be held in the country during Ramadan.
And the statement issued by the Religious Administration of the Muslims of Uzbekistan stated that the thirtieth day of the month of Sha’ban according to the Hijri calendar has been completed today and Thursday is the first day of the month of Ramadan, because it was not possible to see the crescent during the crescent-sighting process that they conducted with the experts of the Astronomy Institute yesterday.
The religious authorities in Kyrgyzstan also announced that the month of Ramadan will begin on March 23. Muslims in the country will perform their first Tarawih prayers on March 22. Tarawih prayers will be performed in mosques across the country with Hatem.
In a statement issued by the Religious Administration of Muslims of the Russian Federation, it was reported that Ramadan will begin with sunset today and Muslims will fast on March 23.
The statement said that the Ramadan holiday will be held on April 21, and that the decision of the Council of Scholars of the Religious Administration of Muslims of the Russian Federation was taken based on the results of the International Conference on Unity in Migration. The calendar held in Istanbul in 2016, and the data derived from scientific and religious facts.
Some countries will start the month of Ramadan depending on the current position of the crescent moon.
And in the statements made by the concerned institutions in Jordan, Oman, Algeria, Mauritania and Morocco, it was noted that the crescent will be observed today.
Since the crescent moon has been sighted in Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Indonesia and Malaysia, the first day of fasting in Ramadan is expected to be March 23.
The longest fast on the first day of Ramadan in Greenland
According to the data of the Presidency of Religious Affairs on the “ramazan.diyanet.gov.tr” website, the longest fasting period on the first day of Ramadan will be in Nuuk, Greenland, with 15 hours and 21 minutes, and Reykjavik, Iceland with 15 hours and 16 minutes. Muslims in Helsinki, the capital of Finland, will fast for 15 hours and 1 minute.
The fast will be 14 hours 56 minutes in Stockholm, Sweden and 14 hours 38 minutes in Glasgow, Scotland.
In Sweden, a Nordic country, the total fasting time would be around 13 hours.
On the longest day of Ramadan the average fasting times in other cities are as follows:
Amsterdam Holland, Warsaw Poland, London England, Astana Kazakhstan and Brussels Belgium, French Paris, Zurich Switzerland, Romanian Bucharest, Canadian Ottawa, Bulgarian Sofia, in the cities of Rome, Italy, Madrid, Spain, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, approximately 14 hours will fast.
13 hours 54 minutes in the United States, 13 hours 53 minutes in Greece, 13 hours 52 minutes in China, Muslims in Portugal 13 hours 50 minutes, 13 hours 46 minutes in Iran, 13 hours 45 minutes in Japan, Afghanistan Fasting will be 13 hours 44 minutes in Morocco, 13 hours 43 minutes in Morocco, Lebanon, Syria and Pakistan, 13 hours 42 minutes in Iraq, 13 hours 41 minutes in Israel and Palestine, and 13 hours 40 minutes in Egypt.
The fast will last 13 hours 38 minutes in Kuwait, 13 hours 37 minutes in India, 13 hours 33 minutes in Oman and Saudi Arabia, and 13 hours 32 minutes in Bangladesh.
Countries with the shortest fasts
The countries and cities that fast during the month of Ramadan are less than other countries, the city of Puerto Montt in Chile 13 hours and 43 minutes, the city of Christchurch in New Zealand 13 hours and 46 minutes, and the city of Addis Ababa in Ethiopia 13 hours and 25 minutes. The city of Abua, Nigeria, Colombo, the capital of Sri Lanka, and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, will be 13 hours and 23 minutes away.
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