Tower-bell instruments in Africa and Mideast:
index by country

Tower bell instruments, including traditional carillons, non-traditional carillons, chimes, etc., may be found in Africa and the Mideast in the following countries or regions:

DZ - Algeria
ES - Canary Islands (Spanish)
EG - Egypt
IL - Israel
KE - Kenya
LR - Liberia
MW - Malawi
MZ - Mozambique
RE - Réunion
ZA - South Africa
ZR - Zaire
ZW - Zimbabwe

Click on any underlined country abbreviation above to go directly to that section of this index page.  Within a country, sites are listed alphabetically by city name.

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  1. For an explanation of the instrument-type tag at the end of each site link line, see the Instrument Type Abbreviations.

  2. If you do not find here a city (or instrument) which you think should be listed, then check the page of sites that are no more for this region.  If you still don't find it, then please send a message to telling everything you know about it.

Algeria (DZ)

AIN TEMOUCHENT                : ALGERIA      non-trad
   Tour de l'Eglise

Canary Islands (ES = Spain)
An autonomous department of Spain.

TENERIFE                      : CANARY IS.   non-trad
   Ten Bel Park

Egypt (EG)

ISMAILIYA                     : EGYPT        trad
   Tour St.Francois de Salle
SINAI PENINSULA               : EGYPT        zvon
   St.Catherine's Monastery

Israel (IL)
Note that the country code for Israel (IL) is the same as the state code for Illinois, USA.

BETHLEHEM                     : ISRAEL       chime
JERUSALEM - CC                : ISRAEL       tubular
   Christ Church (Anglican)
JERUSALEM - HGC               : ISRAEL       chime
   Holy Sepulchre Church 
JERUSALEM - YMCA              : ISRAEL       trad
   Jesus Tower, YMCA 

Kenya (KE)

Kilifi                        : KENYA        ring
   Memorial Church of St.Thomas (Anglican)
NAIROBI                       : KENYA        chime
   Cathedral Tower

Liberia (LR)

CAPE PALMAS                   : LIBERIA      non-trad
   Church Tower

Malawi (MW)

LIKOMA ISLAND                 : MALAWI       chimola
   St.Peter's Cathedral

Mozambique (MZ)

MAPUTO                        : MOZAMBIQUE   non-trad
   Catedral da Nossa Senhora da Conceição 

Ré Island
An overseas département of France.

CILAOS                        : REUNION IS.  trad
   Église Notre Dame des Neiges

South Africa (ZA = Zuid Afrika)

CAPE TOWN - STG               : S AFRICA     ring
   St.George's Cathedral 
CAPE TOWN - W                 : S AFRICA     ring
   St.Mary's Church 
CAPE TOWN - WM                : S AFRICA     trad
   Women's War Memorial
   City Hall
DURBAN - CD                   : S AFRICA     chime
   Clover Dairies 
DURBAN - STM                  : S AFRICA     ring
   St.Mary Anglican Church 
DURBAN - STP                  : S AFRICA     ring
   St.Paul Anglican Church 
GERMISTON                     : S AFRICA     non-trad
   City Hall Tower
GRAHAMSTOWN                   : S AFRICA     ring
   Cathedral Church of SS.Michael & George
Hillandale                    : S AFRICA     ring
   Monastery of the Order of the Holy Cross
Johannesburg - STP            : S AFRICA     ring
   St.Peter's Anglican School
Johannesburg/F                : S AFRICA     ring
   All Saints Anglican Church
JOHANNESBURG/P                : S AFRICA     ring
   St.George Anglican Church 
JOHANNESBURG/R                : S AFRICA     chime
   Easter Exhibition Grounds 
JOHANNESBURG/Y                : S AFRICA     non-trad
   St.Aidan Church (Anglican) 
PARKTOWN                      : S AFRICA  
   See JOHANNESBURG/P,        : S AFRICA    
PAROW                         : S AFRICA     chime
   City Hall Tower
PIETERMARITZBURG              : S AFRICA     chime
   City Hall Tower
PORT ELIZABETH - CM           : S AFRICA     non-trad
   Campanile (Colonist Monument) 
PRETORIA - CH/1               : S AFRICA     tubular
   City Hall 
PRETORIA - CH/2               : S AFRICA     chime
   City Hall Tower
PRETORIA/T                    : S AFRICA     chime
   Reformed Church

Zaire (ZR)
Zaire was formerly called the (Belgian) Congo.  That name has been temporarily retained for one unconfirmed site.

UNKNOWN LOCATION              : CONGO/ZAIRE  non-trad
GBADOLITE                     : ZAIRE        chime
   Mausoleum of Mobutu Sese Seko 

Zimbabwe (ZW)
Zimbabwe was formerly called Rhodesia.  That name has been temporarily retained for one unconfirmed site.

HARARE                        : ZIMBABWE     ring
   Cathedral Church of St.Mary & All Saints 
Kwe Kwe                       : ZIMBABWE     ring
   St.Luke's Church
UNKNOWN LOCATION              : RHODESIA     non-trad

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