National Geographic Abu Dhabi

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National Geographic Abu Dhabi
ناشيونال جيوغرافيك أبوظبي
Nat geo channel abu dhabi.png
Country United Arab Emirates
Broadcast area Arab World
Slogan"نمضي قٌدماً"
Headquarters Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Language(s) Arabic
Picture format 1080i HDTV
(downscaled to 16:9 576i for the SDTV feed)
Owner National Geographic Society/ Fox Networks Group ( Walt Disney Direct-to-Consumer & International/ Disney MENA)
Abu Dhabi Media Company
Sister channels National Geographic Kids Abu Dhabi
National Geographic
Nat Geo Wild
Nat Geo People
Launched1 July 2009; 12 years ago (2009-07-01)
Arabsat Badr 6
11804 H - 27500 - 3/4
Nilesat 102
12226 H - 27500 - 3/4
Nilesat 102
12467 H - 27500 - 2/3

National Geographic Abu Dhabi ( Arabic: ناشيونال جيوغرافيك أبوظبي) is a free-to-air documentary channel that started broadcasting on 1 July 2009. It is the official Arabic language edition of the National Geographic Channel. The channel broadcasts via Arabsat Badr 6, Nilesat 102, and Nilesat 103. The channel is based in Abu Dhabi, U.A.E., but is aimed to be broadcast for a pan-Arabian audience in the Middle East and North Africa.

The channel is solely available in Arabic, catering to the Arab world and audience. The channel features broadcasts of including local productions specifically created for the region including: Mission Everest - The UAE Military Team, Global Village, & Every Emirati's Son. National Geographic Abu Dhabi is considered as a free alternative to the subscription variants offered and available via OSN and beIN Network's pay TV services.

It is co-owned by the National Geographic Society/ Fox Networks Group & Abu Dhabi Media Company. The latter is also responsible for launching the Arabic version of the National Geographic magazine.

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