List of magazines in Egypt

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The history of magazines in Egypt is long, dating back to the 1890s. [1] The earliest magazines included women's magazines [1] as well as those published in Turkish from 1828 to 1947. [2] In 1919 there were nearly more than thirty women's magazines in the country. [3] The first children's magazine was published in 1893. [4] The number of the magazines in the period 1828–1929 was 481. [5]


In 2014 the magazine market in the country was described as one of the lower-growth, smaller-scale markets. [6]

The following is an incomplete list of current and defunct magazines published in Egypt. They may be published in Arabic or in other languages.






















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