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Islamic Calendar 2017

Presenting you the Hijri Calendar 2017 which is also known as Islamic Calendar. Its origin is Makkah from where it migrated to Yathrib and then later it arrived in Madinah. The article mentioned below will provide you more information about Hijri Calendar and its festivals on a particular date.

According to the Islamic Calendar the Hajira happens every year and is regarded as the first year of the calendar, therefore it is also named ‘Hijra’. Constructed of 12 months and 364 or 365 days in a year, the Islamic Calendar 2017 is established entirely on the basis of the display of moon and is associated with 1437 H in 2017. Every year is labeled as ‘H’ and ‘AH’ Hijri as stated in the calendar 2017.

Refer to the Hijri/Islamic calendar below to know more about the occasions and Islamic dates mentioned in Gregorian calendar.

Event Islamic Date Gregorian Date
Israk Mikraj 27 Rejab 1438 24 April 2017
24 April 2017 15 Syaaban 1438 11 May 2017
Beginning of Fasting (Eid-ul-Fitr) 1 Ramadan 1438 27 May 2017
Nuzul Al-Quran 17 Ramadan 1438 12 June 2017
Eve of 27th Night 26 Ramadan 1438 21 june 2017
Hari Raya Aidilfitri/Eid al-Fitr 1 Syawal 1438 25 June 2017
Haj Days 8 Thul-Hijjah 1438 - 13 Thul-Hijjah 1438 30 August 2017 - 4 September 2017
Arafa Day 9 Thul-Hijjah 1438 31 August 2017
Hari Raya Aidiladha (Eid al-Adha) 10 Thul-Hijjah 1439 1 September 2017
Islamic New Year (1439H) 1 Muharram 1439 21 September 2017
Ed-ul-Muhurram Muhurram 30 September 2017
Milan-e-Nabi Id-e-Milad 2 December 2016
Prophet Muhammad’s Birthday 12 Rabiulawal 1439 2 December 2016

Muslims use the Islamic Calendar to determine the festivals and holidays. The most celebrated festivals as per the Islamic Calendar 2017 are Ramadan Kareem and Rabi Ul Awwal 2017, the day when Prophet Muhammad was born and the Muslims fast on this day. Islamic Calendar is followed principally in gulf countries, like Saudi Arabia. The Calendar is essential to know the important dates and festivals.

Celebrate the festivals with your friends and family with joy. To know about the important dates refer to the above calendar. May the year 2017 brings prosperity in your life. Wish you great health and happiness.

Islamic Calendar 1438H-1439H (2017)

  • 1 Rabiulakhir 1438 - 31 December 2017 (Saturday)
  • 1 Jamadilawal 1438 - 29 January 2017 (Sunday )
  • 1 Jamadilakhir 1438 - 28 February 2017 (Tuesday )
  • 1 Rejab 1438 - 29 March 2017 (Wednesday)
  • 1 Syaaban 1438 - 28 April 2017 (Friday)
  • 1 Ramadhan 1438 - 27 May 2017 (Saturday)
  • 1 Syawal 1438 - 26 June 2017 (Monday)
  • 1 Zulkaedah 1438 - 25 July 2017 (Tuesday)
  • 1 Zulhijjah 1438 - 24 August 2017 (Thursday)
  • 1 Muharram 1439 - 22 September 2017(Friday)
  • 1 Safar 1439 - 22 October 2017 (Sunday)
  • 1 Rabiulawal 1439 - 20 November 2017 (Monday)
  • 1 Rabiulakhir 1439 - 20 December 2017 (Wednesday)

Since the Hijri/Islamic Calendar is based on lunar crescent, there can be slight difference in the dates. There is a possibility that the actual month starts on a different day.

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