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Shortest And Longest Fasting Hours During Ramadan 2020

Regardless of wherever you are residing, the holy month of Ramadan 2020 is currently in full swing. With that, there’s this inquisitiveness whether one is keeping fast for a shorter time, moderate time or for a longer time. In Pakistan [Islamabad], the fasting hours are close to 15 hours. Similarly, we will be discussing shortest and longest fasting hours during Ramadan 2020 across the world.

LONGEST AND SHORTEST FASTING HOURS

A city in Russia [Murmansk] takes the lead of the longest fasting hours where the estimated fasting hours are colossal 19 hours and 13 minutes. On the other hand, Argentina’s city; Ushuala, will be observing the shortest fasting hours for mere 11 hours and 42 minutes. There will be darkness in Russia’s Murmansk for as little as 4 hours and 47 minutes. Later, the sun will rise again at 02:16 AM. On the other hand, the sun rises at 06:40 AM and it sets at 06:22 PM.

According to Gulf News, the timings of prayers were taken into consideration between Fajr [sunrise] and Maghrib [sunset] to assess the shortest and longest fasting hours.

Also Read: Sehar-o-Iftar 2020 schedule in Pakistan

FASTING HOURS AROUND THE WORLD

The duration of fasting in Islamabad would be 14 hours and 54 minutes. On the other side, Dubai will be observing the fast for 14 hours and 22 minutes. Cape Town would be observing the fast for 12 hours and 21 minutes while the length of the fast in London would be 16 hours and 09 minutes.

It is noteworthy to mention that all these aforementioned times are taken into consideration for the first day of Ramadan. Afterwards, there would be very little changes (+/- 1 minute or no change for 29/30 days) in the timetable depending upon the region.

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