Libyan Desert

The Libyan Desert forms the northern and eastern part of the Sahara Desert. It describes that part of the Sahara that lies within the present-day state of ; it also historically describes the desert to the south of Ancient Libya, a territory which lay to the east of the present-day state.
  • Type: Geographic region
  • Description: North-eastern part of the Sahara comprising desert areas in Egypt, Libya and Sudan
  • Category: desert
Latitude
24.1699° or 24° 10' 11.6" north
Longitude
24.8766° or 24° 52' 35.9" east
Open­Street­Map ID
node 767967877
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Also Known As

  • Albanian: Shkretëtira e Libisë
  • Arabic: الصحراء الغربية
  • Arabic: الصحراء الليبية
  • Arabic: الصحراء الليبيه
  • Arabic: صحاري الحمادة
  • Armenian: Լիբիական անապատ
  • Azerbaijani: Liviya səhrası
  • Basque: Libiako basamortua
  • Belarusian: Лібійская пустэльня
  • Belarusian: Лівійская пустыня
  • Bulgarian: Либийска пустиня
  • Bulgarian: Либийската пустиня
  • Catalan: Desert Líbic
  • Catalan: Desert Oriental de Líbia
  • Catalan: Desert de Líbia
  • Catalan: desert Líbic
  • Cebuano: Libyan Desert
  • Chinese: 利比亚沙漠
  • Chinese: 利比亞沙漠
  • Chuvash: Ливи пушхирĕ
  • Corsican: Disertu libicu
  • Croatian: Libijska pustinja
  • Czech: Libyjská poušť
  • Danish: Den libyske ørken
  • Danish: Libyske Ørken
  • Dimli (individual language): Deştê Libya
  • Dutch: Libische Woestijn
  • Egyptian Arabic: الصحرا الليبيه
  • Esperanto: Libia Dezerto
  • Estonian: Liibüa kõrb
  • Finnish: Libyan aavikko
  • Finnish: Libyan autiomaa
  • French: Desert Libyque
  • French: Désert Libyque
  • French: Désert blanc
  • French: Désert de Libye
  • French: Libyan Desert
  • French: désert Libyque
  • Galician: Deserto de Libia
  • Georgian: ლიბიის უდაბნო
  • German: Libyan Desert
  • German: Libysche Wüste
  • Hebrew: המדבר הלובי
  • Hebrew: המדבר המערבי
  • Hebrew: מדבר לוב
  • Hindi: लिबयन
  • Hungarian: Líbiai-sivatag
  • Indonesian: Gurun Libya
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Deserto libyc
  • Italian: Deserto Libico-Nubiano
  • Italian: Deserto libico
  • Italian: Deserto occidentale
  • Italian: deserto Libico-Nubiano
  • Japanese: リビア沙漠
  • Japanese: リビア砂漠
  • Kazakh: Lïvïya şöli
  • Kazakh: ЛИВИЯ ШӨЛІ
  • Kazakh: Ливия шөлі
  • Kazakh: لىيۆىييا ٴشولى
  • Kirghiz: Ливия чөлү
  • Korean: 리비아 사막
  • Lithuanian: Libijos dykuma
  • Mingrelian: ლიბიაშ ტიოზი
  • Norwegian: Den libyske ørken
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Den libyske ørken
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Libyske ørken
  • Persian: صحرای لیبی
  • Polish: Pustynia Libijska
  • Polish: Pustynia Zachodnia
  • Portuguese: Deserto da Líbia
  • Portuguese: Deserto líbico
  • Romanian: Deşertul libian
  • Romanian: Deșertul Libian
  • Russian: Ливийская пустыня
  • Scottish Gaelic: Fàsach Libianach
  • Scottish Gaelic: Libyan Desert
  • Serbian: Libijska pustinja
  • Serbian: Западна пустиња
  • Serbian: Либијска пустиња
  • Serbo-Croatian: Libijska pustinja
  • Slovak: Líbyjská púšť
  • Slovenian: Libijska puščava
  • Spanish: Desierto Libico
  • Spanish: Desierto Líbico
  • Spanish: Desierto de Libia
  • Swedish: Libyska öknen
  • Swedish: Västra öknen
  • Tajik: Биёбони Либия
  • Tajik: Биёбони Либиё
  • Tatar: Ливия чүле
  • Turkish: Libya Çölü
  • Ukrainian: Лівійська пустеля
  • Urdu: صحرا لیبیا
  • Uzbek: Liviya choʻli
  • Welsh: Diffeithwch Libia
  • Welsh: Diffeithwch Libya
  • लिबयन मरुस्थल

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