Hookah Around the World


In Lebanon, Syria, Iraq, Jordan, Albania, Bosnia, Greece, Turkey, Azerbaijan, Armenia and Bulgaria, the hookah is commonly known as narghile. Narghile is derived from the Persian word nargil, meaning coconut. The earliest hookahs were made from coconut shells.


In Egypt, Indonesia, Morocco, Pakistan, Somalia, Yemen and the Arab countries of the Persian Gulf, hookah is known as shisha. Shisha comes from shishe, the Persian word for glass. Hookahs are often made from glass.


In Iran, the hookah is called ghalyun.


In Afghanistan, the hookah is called chillam.

Hubbly Bubbly

In South Africa, the hookah is known as hubbly bubbly.

Source: Wikipedia

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