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Radio stations in Egypt / المحطات الاذاعية في مصر

Cairo radio stationsAlexandria radio stations

    Radio broadcasting in Egypt began in 1925 (New Egypt, Cairo). Government owned Egyptian Broadcasting Corporation was founded in 1934 and is known today as National Media Authority – NMA (الهيئة الوطنية للإعلام) with 9 national radio networks, 11 regional stations and Radio Cairo international service on shortwave in 20 languages. Broadcasting is regulated by National Telecom Regulatory Authority – NTRA (الجهاز القومي لتنظيم الاتصالات). Currently there are 96 AM and 163 FM radio stations in Egypt, most of them part of NMA and few private FM stations. Primary language on radio is Arabic.
    Area: 1 002 000 km²; Population: 97.5 million; ITU country code: EGY; callsign prefix: 6A-6B, SSA~SSM, SU

Radio stations in Sudan / المحطات الاذاعية في السودان

Khartoum radio stations

    Radio broadcasting in Sudan began in 1940 (Radio Omdurman). Main public radio broadcaser is Sudan Radio (إذاعة جمهورية السودان) with several national and regional stations. Broadcasting is regulated by the Ministry of Information (وزارة الإعلام). Currently there are 50 FM and 20 AM radio stations in Sudan. Primary language on radio is Arabic.
    Area: 1 886 068 km²; Population: 41.5 million; ITU country code: SDN; callsign prefix: 6T-6U, ST

Radio stations in Libya / المحطات الاذاعية في ليبيا

Tripoli radio stations

    Radio broadcasting in Libya began in 1938 (ITR Tripoli). Main public radio broadcaser is Libya Radio and Television (إذاعة تلفزيون ليبيا) with three radio stations. Broadcasting is regulated by the Ministry of Communications and Informatics (للهيئة العامة للاتصالات والمعلوماتية). Currently there are more than 150 FM and 2 AM radio stations in Libya. Primary language on radio is Arabic.
    Area: 1 676 198 km²; Population: 6.6 million; ITU country code: LBY; callsign prefix: 5A

Radio stations in Tunisia / المحطات الاذاعية في تونس

Tunis radio stations

    Radio broadcasting in Tunisia began in 1930 (Tunis-Kasbah). Main public radio broadcaser is Établissement de la radio tunisienne (مؤسسة الإذاعة التونسية) with four national networks and 6 local stations.Broadcasting is regulated by Haute autorité indépendante de la Communication audio-visuelle – HAICA (الهيئة العليا المستقلة للإتصال السمعي البصري). Currently there are 5 AM, 222 FM radio stations, and 1 DAB Digital radio multiplex in Tunisia, with many private and community radio stations. Primary languages on radio are Arabic and French.
    Area: 163 610 km²; Population: 11.5 million; ITU country code: TUN; callsign prefix: 3V, TS

Radio stations in Algeria / المحطات الاذاعية في الجزائر

Algiers radio stations

    Radio broadcasting in Algeria began in 1925 (8DB Algiers). Main public radio broadcaser is Radio Algérienne (الإذاعة الجزائرية) with four national networks and 48 regional stations. Broadcasting is regulated by the Ministry of Communication (وزارة الإتصال الجزائر). Currently there are 26 AM (including 3 Longwave transmitters), 393 FM radio stations, and 1 DAB Digital radio multiplex in Algeria, all owned by Radio Algérienne. Primary languages on radio are Arabic, Amazigh, and French.
    Area: 2 381 741 km²; Population: 41.3 million; ITU country code: ALG; callsign prefix: 7R, 7T~7Y

Radio stations in Morocco / المحطات الاذاعية في المغرب

Rabat radio stationsCasablanca radio stationsFez radio stationsMarrakesh radio stationsTangiers radio stations

    Radio broadcasting in Morocco began in 1928 (Radio-Maroc, Rabat). Main public broadcaser is Société Nationale de Radiodiffusion et de Télévision – SNRT (الشركة الوطنية للإذاعة والتلفزة) with four national radio networks and 13 regional stations. Broadcasting is regulated by Haute Autorité de la Communication Audiovisuelle – HACA (الهيئة العليا للاتصال السمعي البصري). Currently there are 5 AM (including 1 Longwave transmitter) and 587 FM radio stations in Morocco, with many private radio stations. Primary languages on radio are Arabic, Amazigh, and French.
    Area: 710 850 km²; Population: 35.7 million; ITU country code: MRC; callsign prefix: 5C-5G, CN

Radio stations in Mauritania / المحطات الاذاعية في موريتانيا

Nouakchott radio stations

    Radio broadcasting in Mauritania began in 1957 (Radio-Mauritanie, Saint-Louis). Main public radio broadcaser is Radio Mauritanie (إذاعة موريتانيا) with three national and several regional stations. Broadcasting is regulated by Haute Autorité de la Presse et de l'Audiovisuel – HAPA (لسلطة العليا للصحافة والسعيات البصرية). Currently there are 30 radio stations in Mauritania, 90 FM transmitters. Primary languages on radio are Arabic and French.
    Area: 1 030 700 km²; Population: 4.3 million; ITU country code: MTN; callsign prefix: 5T


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