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Where is Libya?

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Description : Map showing where is Libya located in the World. Disclaimer

Libya is located in the Maghreb region of North Africa.

Bordered by the Mediterranean Sea to the north, Libya is a low-population African country with huge oil reserves. While the total area is close to 680,000 square miles, the population is close to only 5.6 million, resulting in a low population density of 9.4 persons every square mile.

Official Name: Great Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
Capital: Tripoli
Population: 6,420,000
Area: 1.75 million or 0.67 million sq mi
Currency: Dinar (LYD)
Religion: Islam
Literacy: 82.6%
Languages: Arabic
Major Cities: Tripoli, Benghazi, Misratah, Tarhunah
Climate: Dry and hot in summer and cool and dry in winter.
Continent: Africa

The country of Libya is in the Africa continent and the latitude and longitude for the country are 29.9569° N, 15.7461° E.

The neighboring countries of Libya are:
  1. Algeria
  2. Chad
  3. Niger
  4. Sudan
maritime boundaries
  1. Greece
  2. Italy
  3. Malta
Last Updated : February 15, 2013

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