Hookah Around the World


Narghile

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.


Shisha

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.


Ghalyun

In Iran, the hookah is called ghalyun.


Chillam

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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