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When is Islamic New Year 1436 H./2014?

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Question: When is Islamic New Year 1436 H./2014?

Islamic New Year 1435 H. will fall primarily during 2014. The lunar Islamic calendar does not align with the Gregorian calendar, so what is the date for the 1436 H. Islamic New Year?

Answer: The Islamic New Year 1436 H./2014 is expected to fall on or around October 25, 2014.

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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