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. Jordan
  23. Kazakhstan
  24. Kuwait
  25. Kyrgizstan
  26. Lebanon
  27. Mauritania
  28. Palestine
  29. Philippines
  30. Qatar
  31. Romania
  32. Russia
  33. Singapore
  34. Sudan
  35. Sweden
  36. Switzerland
  37. Syria
  38. Taiwan
  39. Tajikistan
  40. Tatarstan
  41. Togo
  42. Turkmenistan
  43. U.A.E.
  44. 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. Kenya
  16. Madagascer
  17. Malawi
  18. Mauritius
  19. Morocco
  20. Mozambique
  21. Namibia
  22. New Zealand
  23. Niger
  24. Nigeria
  25. Pakistan
  26. Panama
  27. Senegal
  28. South Africa
  29. Sri Lanka
  30. Suriname
  31. Tanzania
  32. Trinidad & Tobago
  33. UK
  34. USA (Some groups)
  35. Yemen
  36. Zambia
  37. 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. Oman (Official Announcement)
  13. Poland (Calculation)
  14. Spain (Union of Islamic Communities of Spain (ucide.org), Islamic Commission of Spain)
  15. Thailand (Official Announcement)
  16. Tunisia (Criteria of age, or sunset-moonset lag)
  17. UK [Coordinated by Major Islamic Centres and Mosques of London]
  18. UK [Wifaaqul ulama), (Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamaat], OR (Sighting from countries east of UK)
  19. USA [Houston Hilal Committee, Chicago Hilal Committee, Shi'as]
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