Saturday, August 20, 2022

1.5 million Muslims celebrate Ramadan in Italy


Zubair Yaqoob
The author has diversified experience in investigative journalism. He is Chief content editor at

Muslims in Italy celebrate the holy month of Ramadan. The number of Muslims in Italy is estimated at 1.5 million, most of them from Albanians, Arab, East Asia and North Africa, representing 4% of Italy’s population, 28% of immigrants in Italy,  the number of mosques in Italy about 450 mosques, the most famous in Rome and Milan.

The SKY pointed out that 1.8 billion Muslims in the world celebrate the month of Ramadan, and in Italy, some Islamic bodies, centers and societies invite scholars and elders from different Arab countries to revive this holy month and to advise and guide the children of the community and the arrival of imams to thirst for knowledge and deep learning of the religion.

According to Islam, all Muslims must respect Ramadan. Fasting is mandatory from the age of 12 years, but there are some people who are exempted, such as patients and travelers, as well as pregnant and lactating women.

At the end of Ramadan, Muslims celebrate Eid al-Fitr, where they gather with family and friends to eat and pray together.

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