In Pictures: Ramadan where the sun never sets - Al Jazeera English

In Pictures: Ramadan where the sun never sets

How do Muslims north of the Arctic Circle participate in Ramadan?

Fredric Alm , Cajsa Wikstrom | | Arts & Culture, Religion, Europe, Sweden

In areas north of the Arctic Circle, Muslims observing Ramadan this year are in for a challenge. At the height of summer, the suns stays up around the clock, meaning that those who fast cannot follow the movements of the sun to determine when they are allowed to eat.

Al Jazeera visited Kiruna, in northern Sweden, to see how Muslims there cope. 

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