When is Ramadan 2017 in South Africa

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Ramadan 2017 South Africa

Are you looking for when is Ramadan 2017  South Africa  or Date of Ramadan 2017 in South Africa The month of Ramadan 2017 South Africa  starts on the 26th May (Saturday). Ramadan (knows as Ramadhan and Ramzan also) 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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When is Ramadan 2017 in South Africa

The table below shows the date and day for the beginning of Ramadan 2017 South Africa along with the dates of Ramadan for the previous years and the upcoming ones also.

 

Observance

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 15th May Tuesday
2019 5th May Sunday
2020 23rd April Thursday

What do people do? – Ramadan 2017 in South Africa

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.

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

Date of Ramadan 2017 in South Africa

So, as you know that Ramadan 2017 South Africa begins on the 26th of May (Friday).

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