Countries that follow Saudi Arabia
  1. Saudi Arabia
  2. Afghanistan
  3. Albania
  4. Algeria
  5. Armenia
  6. Austria
  7. Azerbaijan
  8. Bahrian
  9. Belgium
  10. Bolivia
  11. Bulgaria
  12. Burkina Faso
  13. Chechnia
  14. Denmark
  15. Finland
  16. Georgia
  17. Hungary
  18. Iceland
  19. Iraq (Sunnis)
  20. Italy
  21. Japan
  22. Kazakhstan
  23. Kuwait
  24. Kyrgizstan
  25. Lebanon
  26. Mauritania
  27. Palestine
  28. Philippines
  29. Qatar
  30. Romania
  31. Russia
  32. Singapore
  33. Sudan
  34. Sweden
  35. Switzerland
  36. Syria
  37. Taiwan
  38. Tajikistan
  39. Tatarstan
  40. Togo
  41. Turkmenistan
  42. U.A.E.
  43. Uzbekistan
Countries that follow Turkey
  1. Turkey (European Council for Fatwa & Research) Altitude >5, elongation>8 anywhere in the world.
  2. Algeria
  3. Angola
  4. Bosnia and Hercegovina
  5. Croatia
  6. France (CFCM - French Council of Muslims)
  7. Germany
  8. Ireland
  9. Kosovo
  10. Luxembourg
  11. Macedonia
  12. Montenegro
  13. Serbia
  14. Slovania
  15. Tunisia
  16. USA & Canada
    Follow Fiqh Council of North America (FCNA) and Islamic Society of North America (ISNA).
Countries that follow Local Sighting
  1. Australia
  2. Bangladesh
  3. Barbados
  4. Bermuda
  5. Brunei
  6. Chile
  7. Colombia-Follow Chile sighting
  8. Dagestan
  9. Fiji Islands
  10. Ghana
  11. Guyana
  12. India
  13. Iran
  14. Iraq (Shi'as)
  15. Jordan
  16. Kenya
  17. Madagascer
  18. Malawi
  19. Mauritius
  20. Morocco
  21. Mozambique
  22. Namibia
  23. New Zealand
  24. Niger
  25. Nigeria
  26. Oman
  27. Pakistan
  28. Panama
  29. Senegal
  30. South Africa
  31. Sri Lanka
  32. Suriname
  33. Tanzania
  34. Trinidad & Tobago
  35. UK
  36. USA (Some groups)
  37. Yemen
  38. Zambia
  39. Zimbabwe
Countries that follow their own criteria
  1. Canada-TorontoHilalCommittee
  2. China (Malaysia Announcement)
  3. Egypt-Moon Born before sunset moonset 5 min. after sunset
  4. France-UOIF-Union of the Islamic Organizations of France
  5. India - Hijri Committee of India
  6. Indonesia-Official Announcement
  7. Libya (Official Announcement)
  8. Malaysia-Official Announcement
  9. New Zealand (Local Sighting or follow Australia)
  10. Nigeria (Official Announcement)
  11. Norway (Islamic Council of Norway - follow annoncement from any Muslim country
  12. Poland (Calculation)
  13. Spain (Union of Islamic Communities of Spain (ucide.org), Islamic Commission of Spain)
  14. Thailand (Official Announcement)
  15. Tunisia (Criteria of age, or sunset-moonset lag)
  16. UK [Coordinated by Major Islamic Centres and Mosques of London]
  17. UK [Wifaaqul ulama), (Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamaat], OR (Sighting from countries east of UK)
  18. USA [Houston Hilal Committee, Chicago Hilal Committee, Shi'as]
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