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Muslims worldwide to fast the longest in decades

08 Jun,2016

 

Dhaka, BdChronicle:

Ramadan dates are usually determined annually by the lunar cycle, which is slated to run from 6 June to about 5 July this year.

The number of fasting hours varying by country depending on the period of time between sunrise and sunset, which changes subject to latitude and longitude.

According to a report by UAE’s The National, the Scandinavian cities are going to be the longest and most enduring times for Muslims as cities like Reykjavik has a dawn-to-dusk duration of a little over 21 hours.

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