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When is Islamic New Year 1434 H./2012?

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Question: When is Islamic New Year 1434 H./2012?
Islamic New Year 1434 H. will fall during 2012. The lunar Islamic calendar does not align with the Gregorian calendar, so what is the date for the Islamic New Year in 2012?
Answer: The Islamic New Year 1434 H./2012 is expected to fall on or around November 15, 2012.

Note: The exact dates of Islamic holidays cannot be determined in advance, due to the nature of the Islamic lunar calendar. Estimates are based on expected visibility of the hilal (waxing crescent moon following a new moon) and may vary according to location.

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