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Places in Libya

Find information on almost all places in Libya. Whether you are looking for information on regions in Libya or information on cities and places in Libya, this website is the right place in the web to start your search.

Facts and figures about Libya at a glance

Libya is a sovereign country on the continent of Africa. Libya covers a total area of 1,759,540.0 km2 and has a population of approximately 6,461,454 people.

The capital of Libya is Tripoli (Tripoli) with a population of 1,150,989 people.

Facts and figures about Libya
CountryCodeAreaPopulationP/km2
LibyaLY1,759,540.0 km26,461,454 people3.7

Population density in Libya
Population density
3.7 p/km2 (extremly low)
Extremly low population density in Libya
Libya: Extremly low population density

Compare the facts and figures of Libya with other countries in Africa.

Map of Libya

Map of Libya

Hotels in Libya

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Information on Libya

Information on Libya
NameOfficial nameCodeStatusRegionsCapitalContinent
LibyaLibyaLYSovereign country22 Tripoli TripoliAfrica

Time in Libya

Time in Libya
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Tue, 23 May 2017 - 6:54amNoTue, 23 May 2017 - 6:54amUTC +2.0Africa/Tripoli

Currency in Libya

Currency in Libya
CurrencyAbbreviation
DinarLYD

Languages in Libya

Languages in Libya
Languages
Arabic, English, Italian

Neighbouring countries of Libya

Neighbouring countries of Libya
Neighbouring countries
Algeria, Chad, Egypt, Niger, Sudan, Tunisia

Telecommunication in Libya

Telecommunication in Libya
International calling codeInternet top level domain (TLD)
+218.ly

Latitude & Longitude of Libya

Latitude & Longitude of Libya
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map28°00'00.0"N (28.0000000°)17°00'00.0"E (17.0000000°)

Regions in Libya

Regions in Libya
Regions
There are 22 primary administrative regions in Libya. Have a closer look at the regions in Libya.

Largest places in Libya

There are 20 places in Libya with a population of more than 50,000 people.
Largest places in Libya
PlaceNoPopulation
Tripoli Tripoli1.1,150,989
Benghazi Benghazi2.650,629
Misratah Mişrātah3.386,120
Tarhuna Tarhuna4.210,697
Al Khums Al Khums5.201,943
Az Zawiyah Az Zāwīyah6.200,000
Zawiya Zawiya7.186,123
Ajdabiya Ajdabiya8.134,358
Sabha Sabhā9.130,000
Sirte Sirte10.128,123
Al Jadid Al Jadīd11.126,386
Tobruk Tobruk12.121,052
Zliten Zliten13.109,972
Sabratah Şabrātah14.102,038
Tagiura Tagiura15.100,000
Al Marj Al Marj16.85,315
Gharyan Gharyan17.85,219
Darnah Darnah18.78,782
Al Bayda' Al Bayḑā’19.74,594
Yafran Yafran20.67,638

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External sources of information on Libya

Libya on Wikipedia

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Follow the hierarchy in Libya

You can click your way through the hierarchy starting from the continent Africa, over a region in Libya to a certain place or city in Libya, as all places and cities in Libya are linked hierarchically to each other. The actual hierarchy is always displayed in the breadcrumb navigation, so you can always see exactly where you are.