Ramadan 2013 Announcement

Ramadan 2013 [ramzan 2013]

Eid Al-Fitr 2013 (Eid Al-Fitr 1434)

We have published detailed announcement about celebrating Eid al-Fitr 2013. Please click here to read it.



Ramadan 2013 (Ramadan 1434) Photographs

We are very happy to announce that we have just received Ramadan 2013 (Ramadan 1434) photographs taken on the evening of 8th July 2013 at Tahiti, French Polynesia. This confirms our calculations and our visibility predictions. Please click link below to see the photographs.

New moon photographs for Ramadan 2013 (Ramadan 1434)

Ramadan should begin on Tuesday, 9th July 2013 in whole Americas and some countries of the Africa.

RAMADAN MUBARAK !!   



Important Announcement about starting Ramadan 2013 [ Ramadan 1434 / Ramzan 2013 (1434)] fasting

Ramadan 2013 should be started on Tuesday, 9th July, 2013 in whole Americas and some countries of the Africa because extended visibility of the crescent can be established there. Rest of the world should start Ramadan 2013 on Wednesday, 10th July 2013. Please see below the list of countries arranged as per the start date of the Ramadan 2013. Please click here to understand why some countries should start Ramadan 2013 on 9th July 2013 while others on 10th July 2013. We have also plotted extended visibility for various countries on Google Maps which can be viewed by clicking here.


Ramadan 2013 is on 09 July 2013, Tuesday

9th July 2013 - Following countries should start Ramadan 2013 on Tuesday, 9th July 2013 - [Why?]

  AFRICA (27)

  • Angola
  • Benin
  • Botswana
  • Burkina
  • Cameroon
  • Cape Verde
  • Congo
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Gabon
  • Gambia
  • Ghana
  • Guinea
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Ivory Coast


  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
  • Mali
  • Mauritania
  • Morocco
  • Namibia
  • Nigeria
  • Sao Tome
    and Principe
  • Senegal
  • Sierra Leone
  • South Africa
  • Swaziland
  • Togo
  N. AND CENTRAL AMERICA (23)

  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Bahamas
  • Barbados
  • Belize
  • Canada
  • Costa Rica
  • Cuba
  • Dominica
  • Dominican Republic
  • El Salvador
  • Grenada
  • Guatemala
  • Haiti


  • Honduras
  • Jamaica
  • Mexico
  • Nicaragua
  • Panama
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Saint Lucia
  • Saint Vincent and the
    Grenadines
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • United States
    Of America
  S. AMERICA (12)

  • Argentina
  • Bolivia
  • Brazil
  • Chile
  • Colombia
  • Ecuador
  • Guyana
  • Paraguay
  • Peru
  • Suriname
  • Uruguay
  • Venezuela
  OCEANIA (1)

  • French Polynesia
Ramadan 2013 is on 10 July 2013, Wednesday

10th July 2013 - Following countries should start Ramadan 2013 on Wednesday, 10th July 2013 - [Why?]

  AFRICA (27)

  • Algeria
  • Burundi
  • Central African
    Republic
  • Chad
  • Comoros
  • Congo, Democratic
    Republic of
  • Djibouti
  • Egypt
  • Eritrea
  • Ethiopia
  • Kenya
  • Libya
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Mauritius
  • Mozambique
  • Niger
  • Rwanda
  • Seychelles
  • Somalia
  • South Sudan
  • Sudan
  • Tanzania
  • Tunisia
  • Uganda
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe
  ASIA (44)

  • Afghanistan
  • Bahrain
  • Bangladesh
  • Bhutan
  • Brunei
  • Burma (Myanmar)
  • Cambodia
  • China
  • East Timor
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Iran
  • Iraq
  • Japan
  • Jordan
  • Kazakstan
  • Korea, North
  • Korea, South
  • Kuwait
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Laos
  • Lebanon
  • Malaysia
  • Maldives
  • Mongolia
  • Nepal
  • Oman
  • Palestine
  • Pakistan
  • Philippines
  • Qatar
  • Russian Federation
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Singapore
  • Sri Lanka
  • Syria
  • Tajikistan
  • Thailand
  • Turkey
  • Turkmenistan
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Uzbekistan
  • Vietnam
  • Yemen
  EUROPE (47)

  • Albania
  • Andorra
  • Armenia
  • Austria
  • Azerbaijan
  • Belarus
  • Belgium
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Bulgaria
  • Croatia
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Georgia
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Latvia
  • Liechtenstein
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Macedonia
  • Malta
  • Moldova
  • Monaco
  • Montenegro
  • Netherlands
  • Norway
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Romania
  • San Marino
  • Serbia
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Ukraine
  • United Kingdom
  • Vatican City
  OCEANIA (14)

  • Australia
  • Fiji
  • Kiribati
  • Marshall Islands
  • Micronesia
  • Nauru
  • New Zealand
  • Palau
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Samoa
  • Solomon Islands
  • Tonga
  • Tuvalu
  • Vanuatu