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Where is Libya Located

by Vishal Kumar

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…


Where is Libya Located

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 sq.km 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

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