How long is the world fasting this Ramadan 2017?

The highly awaited and anticipated holy month of Ramadan is finally here. Muslims all around the world had been gearing up for this holy month for days and weeks prior to its arrival. In the holy month of Ramadan, Muslims around the world keep fasts which prohibit them from consuming any food or liquid. The Muslims are also prohibited from indulging in any worldly or sexual desires. The total time for fasting differs from country to country, region to region. We have provided a list of fasting hours in different countries below. Also Read: Fasting Hours in 10 Major Cities of Saudi Arabia – Ramadan 2017

Algeria – 17 hours and 34 minutes

Argentina (Ochaya) – 9 hours

Australia – 12 hours 30 and minutes

Bahrain – 15 hours and 44 minutes

Belgium – 18 hours and 31 minutes

Brazil – 13 hours and 9 minutes

Canada – 19 hours and 15 minutes

Chile – 11 hours and 30 minutes

China – 17 hours and 28 minutes

Denmark – 20 hours and 21 minutes

Egypt – 16 hours and 6 minutes

England – 18 hours and 44 minutes

France – 18 hours and 5 minutes

Germany – 20 hours and 11 minutes

Holland – 19 hours and 8 minutes

Iceland (Lapland) – 23 hours and 5 minutes

India – 17 hours and 11 minutes

Iran – 16 hours and 19 minutes

Iraq – 16 hours and 24 minutes

Italy – 18 hours and 10 minutes

Jordan – 17 hours and 31 minutes

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – 16 hours and 13 minutes

Kuwait – 15 hours and 59 minutes

Lebanon – 17 hours and 34 minutes

Mexico – 16 hours and 52 minutes

Morocco – 17 hours and 12 minutes

Norway – 19 hours and 7 minutes

Pakistan – 16 hours and 33 minutes

Palestine – 17 hours and 39 minutes

Papa New Guinea – 13 hours and 10 minutes

Qatar – 15 hours and 37 minutes

Russia – 20 hours and 33 minutes

South Africa – 12 hours and 6 minutes

Spain – 18 hours and 27 minutes

Sudan – 16 hours and 41 minutes

Sweden 20 hours and 3 minutes

Syria – 17 hours and 21 minutes

Tunisia – 16 hours and 48 minutes

United Arab Emirates – 15 hours and 23 minutes

United States of America – 16 hours and 22 minutes

Yemen – 14 hours and 46 minutes

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All Muslims located around the world will find this list helpful as they will know exactly how long they will have to fast during the holy month of Ramadan, according to where they are located on earth. As we can see, Muslims living in some countries have great advantage as the fasting hours in the country are only around 12 to 13 hours; whereas Muslims living in some countries are not so lucky as they will have to fast for periods around 20 hours per day, which will leave them only 4 hours every day. Wherever you may be, all we have to say is, Happy Fasting!

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