When is Ramadan 2018 in South Africa [Date of Ramadan]

Ramadan 2018 South Africa:

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Ramadan 2018 will begin in the evening of Wednesday, 16 May and ends in the evening of Thursday, 15 June Dates may vary.

The Messenger of Allah (saw) said, “When the month of Ramadan starts, the gates of the heaven are opened and the gates of Hell are closed and the devils are chained.” (Imam Bukhari)

Table of Ramadan Dates (2013 to 2019):

The table below shows the date and day for the beginning of holy month Ramadan 2018 in South Africa along with the dates of Ramadan for the previous years and the upcoming ones also.

Year Date Day
2011 31st July Sunday
2012 19th July Thursday
2013 8th July Monday
2014 28th June Saturday
2015 17th June Friday
2016 6th June Monday
2017 26th May Friday
2018 16th May Wednesday
2019 5th May Sunday
2020 23rd April Thursday


Ramadan is the 9th month of the Islamic calendar. The Islamic calendar is based on 12 months, out of which Ramadan is given the utmost importance. In this month, people are seen fasting and devoting themselves to prayers, they give charity to the poor and it is a month of self-accountability also.

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What do people do?

In Ramadan, the Muslims of the entire world devote themselves to praying and fasting. People are also seen giving charities to the poor. The Muslims of South Africa also pray and fast in this month according to the teachings of Islam.

However, some offices grant leave to the Muslims at the time of iftar, but some Muslims stay at offices at this time and do iftar there. Ramadan is a great month for Muslims to grant their wishes.

Besides all this, this month is respected by the entire state by heart.

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