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Regions in Libya

Libya is made up of 22 primary administrative regions. Have a closer look at the regions in Libya. Information on all primary administrative regions in Libya.

Please note that unfortunately population data are not available for all regions in Libya.

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Primary administrative regions in Libya

There are 22 regions in Libya in the primary administrative level.
Primary administrative regions in Libya
RegionNoPopulationCapitalCapital population
Al Jabal al Akhdar Sha‘bīyat al Jabal al Akhḑar1.206,180Al Bayda' Al Bayḑā’74,594
Al Jufrah Al Jufrah2.47,538Hun Hūn18,878
Al Kufrah Al Kufrah3.55,690--
Al Marj Al Marj4.85,315Al Marj Al Marj85,315
Al Marqab Al Marqab5.432,202Al Khums Al Khums201,943
An Nuqat al Khams Sha‘bīyat an Nuqāţ al Khams6.287,662Zuwarah Zuwārah45,000
Az Zawiyah Sha‘bīyat az Zāwiyah7.290,993Az Zawiyah Az Zāwīyah200,000
Banghazi Sha‘bīyat Banghāzī8.1,110,000Benghazi Benghazi650,629
Darnah Darnah9.-Darnah Darnah78,782
Misratah Sha‘bīyat Mişrātah10.550,938Misratah Mişrātah386,120
Murzuq Murzuq11.78,621Murzuq Murzuq43,732
Sabha Sha‘bīyat Sabhā12.134,162Sabha Sabhā130,000
Sha'biyat Wadi ash Shati' Sha‘bīyat Wādī ash Shāţi’13.78,532Idri Idrī4,611
Sha`biyat al Butnan Sha‘bīyat al Buţnān14.159,536Tobruk Tobruk121,052
Sha`biyat al Jabal al Gharbi Sha‘bīyat al Jabal al Gharbī15.304,159Gharyan Gharyan85,219
Sha`biyat al Jafarah Sha‘bīyat al Jafārah16.451,175Al 'Aziziyah Al ‘Azīzīyah4,000
Sha`biyat al Wahat Sha‘bīyat al Wāḩāt17.179,155Ajdabiya Ajdabiya134,358
Sha`biyat Ghat Sha‘bīyat Ghāt18.23,518Ghat Ghat24,347
Sha`biyat Nalut Sha‘bīyat Nālūt19.93,848Nalut Nālūt26,256
Sha`biyat Wadi al Hayat Sha‘bīyat Wādī al Ḩayāt20.76,858Awbari Awbārī42,975
Surt Surt21.170,763Sirte Sirte128,123
Tripoli Tripoli22.1,065,405Tripoli Tripoli1,150,989