Ramadan 2021: Countries with longest and shortest fasting hours

Ramadan 2021: Country with longest and shortest fasting hours Ramadan 2021: Country with longest and shortest fasting hours

For the second year in a row, the holy month of Ramadan will be observed under exceptional circumstances imposed by the COVID pandemic.

Fasting hours vary from country to country, according to geographical location. Countries near the North Pole observe longer hours, while those numbers decrease as one head toward the South Pole.

According to the details, the longest fast in the world will be 23 hours and 5 minutes in Finland, followed by 20 hours and 45 minutes in Sweden, Norway and Russia.

Nook, Greenland will observe fast for 19 hours and 57 seconds, however, the fast will last 19 hours and 56 minutes in Reykjavik, the capital of Iceland.

Conversely, the shortest fasting time will be 11 hours and 20 minutes in Christchurch, New Zealand.

Meanwhile, in the Arab countries, Algeria and Tunisia top the list with 14 hours and 39 minutes on the first day of Ramadan, and 15 hours and 50 minutes on the last day.

The shortest fasting hours in the Arab world will be observed in Comoros, with about 13 hours and 12 minutes on the first day of Ramadan, and 12 hours and 59 minutes on the last day in the capital, Moroni.

In Makkah, fasting hours will last 13 hours and 51 minutes on the first day, and 14 hours and 7 minutes on the last day of Ramadan.

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