Libya

Libya is a country in the region of with a Mediterranean Sea coast. More than 90% of the country is desert or semidesert.

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is the capital, largest city, principal harbour and biggest commercial and manufacturing centre of the country of Libya. Photo: Jaw101ie, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is the second largest city in Libya, with a population of 630,000. Photo: Dennixo, CC BY-SA 3.0.

, or Elbeida, is a commercial and industrial city in eastern Libya. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

is a city in Libya, best known as Muammar Gaddhafi's hometown. Photo: Chapultepec, Public domain.

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is a city in the in northwestern Libya, situated 187 km to the east of and 825 km west of on the Mediterranean coast near Cape . Photo: عبدالرحمن عبدالمنعم بعيو, CC BY-SA 4.0.

or Tobruck is a port city on Libya's eastern Mediterranean coast, near the border with Egypt. Photo: Mario1952, CC BY-SA 1.0.

, also spelled Lepcis Magna, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site on the Mediterranean coast of in the region of Libya. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

also known as Ghadames is an oasis town in Libya. Photo: Robamler, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Zuwarah, or or Zwara is a coastal Berber-speaking city in Libya. Photo: Zcarstvnz, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is the capital of the municipality by the same name in Libya. Photo: Pierre-Marie Tricaud, CC BY-SA 3.0.

or Awbari; Arabic: أوباري‎) is a Tuareg Berber-speaking oasis town and the capital of the , in the Fezzan region of southwestern Libya. Photo: Sfivat, Public domain.

is a town in southeastern Libya, the capital of the district in Libya.

is the capital of the in the Fezzan region of southwestern Libya, located just east of the border. Photo: Franzfoto, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a town in northeastern Libya, on the Mediterranean coast. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

Libya

Latitude of center
27.14° or 27° 8' 24" north
Longitude of center
17.62° or 17° 37' 12" east
Population
5,610,000
Elevation
512 metres (1680 feet)
Capital
Area
1,759,540 km² (679,362 miles²)
Currency
Dinar (LYD)
Phone code
218
Internet domain
.ly
Open­Street­Map ID
node 432425023
Geo­Names ID
2215636
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Also Known As

  • Abkhazian: Libya
  • Achinese: Libya
  • Adyghe: Ливие
  • Afar: Liviya
  • Afrikaans: Libië
  • Akan: Libya
  • Albanian: Libi
  • Albanian: Libia
  • Amharic: ሊቢያ
  • Arabic: Libya
  • Arabic: Lībiyā
  • Arabic: الجمهورية الليبية
  • Arabic: الليبي
  • Arabic: الليبية
  • Arabic: الليبين
  • Arabic: اَلْجَمَاهِيرِيَّة اَلْعَرَبِيَّة اَللِّيبِيَّة اَلشَّعْبِيَّة اَلإِشْتِرَاكِيَّة
  • Arabic: دولة ليبيا
  • Arabic: لوبيا (دولة)
  • Arabic: لوبيا (ليبيا)
  • Arabic: لوبية (دولة)
  • Arabic: لوبية (ليبيا)
  • Arabic: ليببيا
  • Arabic: ليبي
  • Arabic: ليبيا
  • Arabic: ليبية
  • Aragonese: Libia
  • Armenian: Լիբիա
  • Arpitan: Libie
  • Asturian: Libia
  • Avaric: Libia
  • Azerbaijani: Libya
  • Azerbaijani: Liviya
  • Balinese: Libya
  • Bambara: Libi
  • Bambara: Libya
  • Banjar: Libya
  • Bashkir: Ливия
  • Basque: Libia
  • Bavarian: Libyen
  • Belarusian: Лібія
  • Belarusian: Лівійская Арабская Джамахірыя
  • Belarusian: Лівія
  • Bengali: লিবিয়া
  • Bengali: লিবিয়া
  • Bhojpuri: लिबिया
  • Bhojpuri: लिब्या
  • Bhojpuri: लीबिया
  • Bhojpuri: लीब्या
  • Bishnupriya: লিবিয়া
  • Bosnian: Libija
  • Breton: Libia
  • Buginese: Libya
  • Bulgarian: Либийска Арабска Джамахирия
  • Bulgarian: Либия
  • Burmese: လစ်ဗျားနိုင်ငံ
  • Catalan: Estat de Líbia
  • Catalan: Líbia
  • Cebuano: Libya
  • Central Bikol: Libya
  • Central Kurdish: لیبیا
  • Chavacano: Libya
  • Chechen: Ливи
  • Chinese: Libya
  • Chinese: Lìbǐyà
  • Chinese: 利比亚
  • Chinese: 利比亚国
  • Chinese: 利比亞
  • Chinese: 利比亞國
  • Chuvash: Ливи
  • Cornish: Libi
  • Crimean Tatar: Libiya
  • Croatian: Libija
  • Croatian: Libijska Arapska Džamahirija
  • Czech: Libye
  • Danish: Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
  • Danish: Libyen
  • Dhivehi: ލީބިޔާ
  • Dimli (individual language): Libya
  • Dinka: Libya
  • Dotyali: लिबिया
  • Dutch: LBY
  • Dutch: LY
  • Dutch: Libie
  • Dutch: Libische Arabische Republiek
  • Dutch: Libië
  • Eastern Mari: Ливий
  • Egyptian Arabic: ليبيا
  • English: Great Socialist People’s Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
  • English: LBA
  • English: State of Libya
  • English: ly
  • English: 🇱🇾
  • Esperanto: LY
  • Esperanto: Libio
  • Esperanto: Ŝtato Libio
  • Estonian: Liibüa
  • Estonian: Liibüa Riik
  • Ewe: Libia
  • Ewe: Libya
  • Ewe: Libya nutome
  • Extremaduran: Líbia
  • Faroese: Libya
  • Fiji Hindi: Libya
  • Finnish: Libya
  • Finnish: Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
  • Finnish: Libyan valtio
  • French: Jamahiriya arabe libyenne
  • French: LY
  • French: Libye
  • French: l’État de Libye
  • Fulah: Libi
  • Fulah: Libiya
  • Gagauz: Libiya
  • Gagauz: Liviya
  • Galician: Libia - ليبيا
  • Galician: Libia
  • Ganda: Libya
  • Georgian: ლიბია
  • German: Libyen
  • German: Libysch-Arabische Dschamahirija
  • Goan Konkani: लिबिया
  • Gorontalo: Libya
  • Greek: Λιβυκή Αραβική Τζαμαχιρία
  • Greek: Λιβύη
  • Guarani: Livia
  • Guarani: Lívia
  • Guianese Creole French: Libi
  • Gujarati: લિબિયા
  • Gujarati: લીબિયા
  • Haitian: Libi
  • Hakka Chinese: Libya
  • Hausa: Libiya
  • Hausa: Libya
  • Hebrew: לוב
  • Hindi: लीबिया
  • Hungarian: Líbia
  • Hungarian: Líbiai Arab Jamahiriya
  • Hungarian: Líbia Állam
  • Icelandic: Líbía
  • Icelandic: Líbýa
  • Ido: Libia
  • Igbo: Libya
  • Igbo: Libyia
  • Iloko: Libya
  • Inari Sami: Libya
  • Inari Sami: Libya staatâ
  • Indonesian: Libia
  • Indonesian: Libya
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Libya
  • Interlingue: Libya
  • Irish: An Libia
  • Italian: Libia, Repubblica Araba
  • Italian: Libia
  • Italian: Repubblica Libica
  • Jamaican Creole English: Libia
  • Japanese: リビア
  • Japanese: リビア国
  • Japanese: 社会主義人民リビア・アラブ国
  • Javanese: Libya
  • Kabiyè: Liibii
  • Kabyle: Libya
  • Kalaallisut: Libya
  • Kalmyk: Либудин Аһу Социгализмин Араб Улс Орн
  • Kannada: ಲಿಬಿಯಾ
  • Kannada: ಲಿಬ್ಯಾ
  • Kara-Kalpak: Libya
  • Kazakh: Ливия
  • Khmer: លីប៊ី
  • Kikuyu: Libya
  • Kinyarwanda: Libiya
  • Kirghiz: Ливия
  • Kongo: Libia
  • Korean: 리비아
  • Kotava: Libia
  • Kurdish: Lîbya
  • Kurdish: لیبیا
  • Ladin: Libia
  • Ladino: Libya
  • Lao: Libya
  • Lao: ລິເບຍ
  • Latin: Libya
  • Latvian: Lībija
  • Ligurian: Libia
  • Limburgan: Libië
  • Lingala: Libí
  • Lingala: Libîya
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Libia
  • Literary Chinese: 利比亞
  • Lithuanian: Libija
  • Lithuanian: Libijos Didžioji Liaudies Socialistinė Arabų Respublika
  • Livvi: Livii
  • Lojban: libgu'e
  • Lombard: Libia
  • Low German: Libië
  • Low German: Libyen
  • Lower Sorbian: Libyska
  • Luba-Katanga: Libi
  • Luxembourgish: Libyen
  • Macedo-Romanian: Libia
  • Macedonian: Либија
  • Maithili: लीबिया
  • Malagasy: Libia
  • Malagasy: Libya
  • Malay: Libya
  • Malayalam: ലിബിയ
  • Maltese: Libja
  • Maltese: l-Istat tal-Libja
  • Manx: Yn Leeb
  • Maori: Rīpia
  • Marathi: लिबिया
  • Marathi: लीबिया
  • Mazanderani: لیبی
  • Min Dong Chinese: Libya
  • Min Dong Chinese: Lṳ̄-bī-ā
  • Min Nan Chinese: Libya
  • Minangkabau: Libya
  • Mingrelian: ლიბია
  • Moksha: Ливие
  • Mongolian: Ливи
  • Moroccan Arabic: ليبيا
  • N'Ko: ߟߌߓߌ߫
  • Nauru: Libya
  • Neapolitan: Libbia
  • Nepali: लिबिया
  • Nepali: लिब्या
  • Newari: लिब्या
  • North Ndebele: Libhiya
  • Northern Frisian: Libyen
  • Northern Luri: لیبی
  • Northern Sami: Libya
  • Northern Sami: Libya stáhta
  • Norwegian: Libya
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Den sosialistiske arabiske folkerepublikken Libya
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Libya
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Staten Libya
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Libya
  • Novial: Libia
  • Occitan (post 1500): Libia
  • Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE): ܠܘܒܐ
  • Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE): ܠܝܒܝܐ
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Libia
  • Oriya: ଲିବିଆ
  • Oromo: Liibiyaa
  • Ossetian: Ливи
  • Pali: लिबिया
  • Pampanga: Libya
  • Pangasinan: Libia
  • Pangasinan: Libya
  • Panjabi: ਲੀਬੀਆ
  • Papiamento: Libia
  • Pedi: Libya
  • Persian: لیبویه
  • Persian: لیبی
  • Persian: لیبیا
  • Pfaelzisch: Libye
  • Pfaelzisch: Libyen
  • Piemontese: Libia
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: Libiia
  • Polish: Libia
  • Polish: Libijska
  • Portuguese: Líbia
  • Portuguese: Líbia Árabe Jamahiriya
  • Portuguese: Republica da Líbia
  • Portuguese: República da Líbia
  • Pushto: لیبیا
  • Pushto: لېبيا
  • Quechua: Libya
  • Romanian: Libia, Jamahiriya Arabă
  • Romanian: Libia
  • Romansh: Libia
  • Rundi: Libiya
  • Russia Buriat: Ливи
  • Russian: Государство Ливия
  • Russian: Ливия
  • Rusyn: Лібія
  • Sakizaya: Libya
  • Samoan: Libya
  • Samogitian: Lėbėjė
  • Sango: Libïi
  • Sanskrit: लिबिया
  • Sardinian: Lìbia
  • Saterfriesisch: Libyen
  • Scots: Libie
  • Scottish Gaelic: Libia
  • Serbian: Libija
  • Serbian: Либија
  • Serbo-Croatian: Libija
  • Shan: မိူင်းလိပ်ႉပျႃး
  • Shona: Libya
  • Sicilian: Libbia
  • Sicilian: Lìbbia
  • Silesian: Libijo
  • Sindhi: لبيا
  • Sinhala: ලිබියාව
  • Skolt Sami: Libya
  • Skolt Sami: Libya riikk
  • Skolt Sami: Libya valdia
  • Slovak: Líbya
  • Slovak: Lýbijská arabská džamahírija
  • Slovenian: Libija
  • Slovenian: Libijska arabska Jamahiriya
  • Somali: Libiya
  • Somali: Liibiya
  • South Azerbaijani: لیبی
  • Southern Sotho: Libya
  • Spanish: Estado de Libia
  • Spanish: Libia
  • Spanish: Libia, República Árabe
  • Sundanese: Libya
  • Swahili: Libya
  • Swati: ILibhiya
  • Swedish: Libyen
  • Swedish: Staten Libyen
  • Swiss German: Libye
  • Tagalog: Libya
  • Tajik: Либия
  • Tajik: Либиё
  • Tamil: லிபியா
  • Tatar: Ливия
  • Telugu: లిబియా
  • Thai: ประเทศลิเบีย
  • Thai: ลิเบีย
  • Tibetan: ལི་པི་ཡ།
  • Tibetan: ལི་བི་ཡ།
  • Tigrinya: ሊቢያ
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands): Lipia
  • Tosk Albanian: Libyen
  • Tsonga: Libiya
  • Tunisian Arabic: ليبيا
  • Turkish: Libya
  • Turkmen: Liwiýa
  • Twi: Libya
  • Udmurt: Ливия
  • Uighur: لىۋىيە
  • Ukrainian: Держава Лівія
  • Ukrainian: Лівійська Арабська Джамахірія
  • Ukrainian: Лівія
  • Upper Sorbian: Libyska
  • Urdu: لیبیا
  • Uzbek: Liviya
  • Venetian: Łibia
  • Veps: Livii
  • Vietnamese: Li-bi
  • Vietnamese: Libya
  • Vietnamese: Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
  • Vlaams: Libië
  • Volapük: Lübän
  • Võro: Liibüä
  • Walloon: Libeye
  • Waray (Philippines): Libya
  • Welsh: Libia
  • Welsh: Libya
  • Western Armenian: Լիպիա
  • Western Balochi: لیبیا
  • Western Frisian: Lybje
  • Western Mari: Ливи
  • Western Panjabi: لبیا
  • Western Panjabi: لیبیا
  • Wolof: Libi
  • Wu Chinese: 利比亚
  • Yakut: Лиибийэ
  • Yiddish: ליביע
  • Yoruba: Líbyà
  • Yoruba: Orílẹ́ède Libiya
  • Yue Chinese: 利比亞
  • Zeeuws: Libië
  • Zhuang: Libya
  • Zulu: ILibhiya
  • Zulu: ILibiya
  • Zulu: i-Libya
  • Al Jamāhīrīyah al ‘Arabīyah al Lībīyah ash Sha‘bīyah al Ishtirākīyah
  • Al Jumhūrīyah al ‘Arabīyah al Lībīyah
  • Libyan Arab People’s Republic
  • Libyan Arab People’s Socialist Republic
  • Libyan Arab Popular Socialist Public
  • Libyan Arab Republic
  • Libyan Jamahiriyah
  • People’s Socialist Libyan Arab Republic
  • Socialist People’s Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
  • ሊብያ
  • 阿拉伯利比亚民众国

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