Photographs of Ramadan around the world.

Collected images.
Sept. 16 2009 12:36 PM

Ramadan Around the World

The Muslim holy month in photographs.


This year Ramadan continues until Sept. 19 and for some Muslims began on Aug. 21. (As Slate explained in 2001, the exact dates vary from country to country and even from mosque to mosque.) During Ramadan, Muslims abstain from food and drink during daylight hours.

Click here to see a slide show of photographs of Ramadan around the world.





  Slate Plus
Plus Roundups
Jan. 30 2015 11:44 AM What Happened at Slate This Week? Social media guru Lindsey Underwood highlights the most popular stories of the week, from the Patriots to Tom Petty.