Ramadan and Eid in Numbers

05 Jul 2013
By Ahlanlive.com

From gym timings to calories, here are some figures to note

1.7 million
Free iftar meals provided by the Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation throughout Abu Dhabi, Al Ain and the Western Region

44 degrees Celsius
The average temperature during the Holy Month according to Dubai’s Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities Department

52 days
The extended length of this year’s SummerFest Abu Dhabi – the family-friendly edutainment event at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre running during Ramadan and Eid

The time Dubai Sports World will stay open until during Ramadan to allow fasters time to workout

166 calories in 100g of that iftar buffet favourite, hummus

15 Dirhams
The cost of slaughtering a goat, a traditional iftar meat, at a Dubai Municipality-affiliated abattoir

Over 40
Different varieties of dates grown in the UAE

2.5 %
The percentage of one’s wealth Muslims should donate to those in need, also known as ‘zakat’

5 & 16
Expect Dhs5 million worth of prizes and vouchers in the 16th edition of Dubai Summer Surprises, including Ramadan and Eid promotions

The number of dates traditionally eaten to break the fast

Care packages to be distributed by Adopt-A-Camp to labourers in need this Ramadan