All In One Ramadan 2015 (1436 Hijri) Starting Dates Worldwide

Following is the list of all countries with their first day of Ramadan 2015 (1436 Hijri) date which are officially confirmed.

Wednesday, 17th June 2015

  • Hijri Committee of India, a small minority in India

Thursday, 18th June 2015

  • Afghanistan
  • Albania
  • Algeria
  • Armenia
  • Australia (Local Sighting)
  • Austria
  • Azerbaijan
  • Bahrian
  • Bangladesh (Some areas follow Saudi)
  • Barbados (Local Sighting)
  • Belgium
  • Bolivia
  • Bosnia and Hercegovina (Follow Turkey)
  • Bulgaria
  • Canada (FCNA/ISNA - Fiqh Council of North America/Islamic Society of North America) The criteria are Moon must be born before Sunset in Makkah, and moonset after sunset in Makkah.
  • Chechnia
  • Chile (Local Sighting)
  • China (Following MeccaCalendar.org)
  • Cosovo (Follow Turkey)
  • Croatia (Follow Turkey)
  • Denmark
  • Egypt (Moon Born before sunset & moon sets at least 5 minutes after sunset)
  • Finland
  • France (ECFR: European Council for Fatwa & Research: Somewhere on the globe Altitude > 5°, elongation > 8°)
  • Georgia
  • Ghana (Local Sighting)
  • Guyana (Local Sighting)
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • Indonesia (Local Sighting)
  • Iraq
  • Ireland (ECFR - European Council for Fatwa and Research: Somewhere on the globe Altitude > 5°, elongation > 8°)
  • Italy (ECFR - European Council for Fatwa and Research: Somewhere on the globe Altitude > 5°, elongation > 8°)
  • Jordan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kenya (Local Sighting)
  • Kuwait
  • Kyrgizstan
  • Lebanon
  • Libya (Local Sighting or Complete 30 days)
  • Luxembourg (ECFR - European Council for Fatwa and Research: Somewhere on the globe Altitude > 5°, elongation > 8°)
  • Macedonia (Follow Turkey)
  • Malaysia (30 days completion - Official Announcement)
  • Mauritania
  • Montenegro (Follow Turkey)
  • Morocco (Local Sighting)
  • Netherlands (Follow Turkey)
  • Norway (Decsion of Islamic Council of Norway http://www.irn.no according to agreed upon method, to follow annoncement from any Muslim country, and reject annoncement if they are before Calculations of easy sightabilty)
  • Norway (Some follow Saudi)
  • Nigeria (Announced)
  • Palestine
  • Philippines
  • Poland (Calculation)
  • Qatar
  • Romania
  • Russia (Follow Turkey)
  • Saudi Arabia (Official Announcement)
  • Senegal (Local Sighting)
  • Serbia (Follow Turkey)
  • Slovania (Follow Turkey)
  • South Africa (Local Sighting)
  • South Korea (Shi'a - KICEA registered NGO announced)
  • Spain (The Union of Islamic Communities of Spain [ucide.org], announced)
  • Sudan
  • Suriname (News from Guyana if not seen in Suriname)
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Syria
  • Taiwan
  • Tajikistan
  • Tanzania (Local Sighting)
  • Tatarstan
  • Tunisia (Criteria of age, or altitude, or sunset-moonset lag)
  • Turkey (In Turkey Altitude > 5°, elongation > 8°)
  • Turkmenistan
  • U.A.E.
  • UK - Announcement by most Masajid including Markazi Jamaat-e-Ahle Sunnah UK & Europe
  • UK [Coordination Committee of Major Islamic Centres and Mosques of London]
  • USA (FCNA/ISNA - Fiqh Council of North America/Islamic Society of North America) The criteria are Moon must be born before Sunset in Makkah, and moonset after sunset in Makkah.
  • USA (Some follow Local Sighting) [Shi'aa Community, Houston Hilal Committee, Chicago Hilal Committee]
  • Uzbekistan
  • Zimbabwe (Local Sighting)
  • Yemen

Friday, 19th June 2015

  • Australia (Panjtan Center from Caroline Springs, VICTORIA)
  • India (Local Sighting)
  • New Zealand (Local Sighting)
  • Pakistan (Local Sighting)
  • South Korea (Local Sighting)
  • Sri Lanka (Local Sighting)