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Wāli or vali (from Arabic والٍ wālin) is an administrative title that was used during the Ottoman Empire to designate governors of administrative divisions. It is still in use in some Muslim countries. The division which a Wāli governs is called wilayah.


Algerian term

In Algeria, a wāli is the "governor" and administrative head of each of the 48 provinces of the country, and is chosen by the president.

Iranian (Persian) term

In Iran the term is known as Vāli and refers to the governor or local lord of an area such as the Lorestān Province in western Iran.

Ottoman Empire term

"Wāli" was the title in the Ottoman Empire of the most common type of Ottoman governor, in charge of a wilayah (vilayet in Ottoman Turkish), often a military officer such as a pasha; see Subdivisions of the Ottoman Empire.

Omani Sultanate term

The Sultanate of Oman, when it ruled Mombasa, Kenya, appointed a wali for Mombasa. The position is now known as LiWali.

Moroccan term

Since 1997 regionalisation reform, a Wāli is the governor of one of the sixteen regions of Morocco.

Pakistani term

In Pakistan the rulers of the former princely state of Swat were giving the title of Wali.

Regnal titles
Preceded by
Sultan of Egypt
Style of the Egyptian sovereign
1517 – 1867
Succeeded by

City of licenseWalterboro, South Carolina
SloganWally 93.7 FM
Frequency93.7 MHz
First air date1991-04-19 (as WONO)
Format Country music
ERP6,000 watts
HAAT100.0 meters
Facility ID25206
Transmitter Coordinates32°50′58.00″N 80°33′31.00″W / 32.8494444°N 80.5586111°W / 32.8494444; -80.5586111
Former callsignsWONO (1991-1996)
Owner Hess Communications LLC

WALI (93.7 FM) is a radio station broadcasting a Country music format.Licensed to Walterboro, South Carolina, USA. The station is currently owned by Hess Communications LLC.[1]


The station went on the air as WONO on 1991-04-19. On 1996-05-15, the station changed it's call sign to the current WALI.[2]


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