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Hijri

The Hijri year (AH anno hegirae) is the year-numbering system used in the Islamic calendar. It commemorates the Hijra ( emigration of Prophet Muhammad and his followers to the city of Medina in 622 CE).

The year 2018 corresponds to the Islamic years 1439–1440 AH.


The first day of Muharram is on 11 September 2018 CE and the new year is 1440 AH

and on 1 Septemeber 2019 CE

 

 

HAPPY NEW HIJRI YEAR 1440
( 11 September 2018)

The Hijri New Year, also known as Islamic new year (Arabic: Ras as-Sanah al-Hijriyah) is the day that marks the beginning of a new Islamic calendar year, and is the day on which the year count is incremented. The first day of the year is observed on the first day of Muharram, the first month in the Islamic calendar. The first month, Muharram is one of the four sacred months that Allah has mentioned in the Quran.


Muharram 1440

Cresent Moon visibility 1st Muharram 1440 / 10th of September 2018

 


 

Hijrah

The Hijra is the migration or journey of the Islamic prophet Muhammad and his followers from Mecca to Medina between June 21st and July 2nd in 622 CE.

 

 

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  • Dhu al-Hijjah is the twelfth and final month in the Islamic calendar.This is a very sacred month in the Islamic calendar, marking the end of the year. It is in this month in which the Hajj (pilgrimage) takes place and the pilgrimage occurs from the 8th to 12th day of Dhu al-Hijjah, the 12th and last month of the Islamic calendar.

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    La Hijra chez les Musulmans

 

Calendar


Hijri
Eid Mouloud
Mawlid an Nabi
Eid al Adha
Eid el Kebir