How long does Ramadan last for Muslims?

Over the next few weeks,you may notice some of your Muslim friends and colleagues are fasting for Ramadan.

It is a time where followers of Islam give their devotion to god.

Muslims will go without food and drink from sunrise to sunset.

It is important to Muslims as it is one of the five pillars of Islam, along with the Muslim declaration of faith, five daily prayers, charity, and performing the Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca if physically and financially able..

The first day of fasting for Ramadan, which is always determined by the sighting of the new moon, is likely to be Tuesday April 13.

So how long does Ramadan last?

Ramadan is one of the biggest religious events in the year, with millions of Muslims around the world taking part year on year.

It lasts for one month and this year, the average fast will be around 16 hours long.

It is a month where Muslims are able to focus on praying, giving money to charity and spending time with their loved ones.

Ramadan is one of the biggest religious events in the year, with millions of Muslims around the world taking part year on year.

It is obligatory for Muslims to fast during Ramadan.

However, there are some exceptions such as women who are menstruating or pregnant and those suffering from illness.

The evening meal is known as Iftar and people tend to break their fast with dates and water.

The meal before sunrise is known as Suhoor.

If someone breaks their fast, they must make up for it at a later date.

However, they can also give money to charity or feed the poor, which is known as Fidyah.

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