Libya is located in the Northern Africa region at latitude 26.3351 and longitude 17.228331 and is part of the African continent.
The DMS coordinates for the center of the country are:
- 26° 20' 6.36'' N
- 17° 13' 41.99'' E
You can see the location of Libya on the world map below:
Libya Neighboring Countries
The neighboring countries of Libya (LY) are:
- Algeria (DZ)
- Chad (TD)
- Egypt (EG)
- Niger (NE)
- Sudan (SD)
- Tunisia (TN)
Libya borders with the Mediterranean Sea.
Libya Related Content
Libya Key Facts
|Country Codes||Alpha 2: LY|
Alpha 3: LBY
|Country Flag Emoji||🇱🇾|
|Int. Phone Prefix||+218|
|Country Area||1,759,540 sq km|
World Rank: 104
|Major languages||Arabic (official), Italian, English (all widely understood in the major cities); Berber (Nafusi, Ghadamis, Suknah, Awjilah, Tamasheq)|
|UTC/GMT Time||Number of time zones: 1|
|Biggest Airport||Tripoli International Airport (TIP)|
|Average temperature||21.80 °C|
|Administrative Divisions||22 popularates|
|Political system||Authoritarian state|
Libya Economy Facts
|World Bank Income Group||Upper middle income|
|World Bank Region||Middle East & North Africa|
|Currency||Libyan Dinar (LYD)|
|GDP in 2020||$52.3 (billions of USD)|
World Rank: 85
|GDP per capita in 2020||$7,614|
World Rank: 79
|Major Industries / Economic Sectors||Oil and gas, manufacturing, agriculture, energy|
|Top 5 Import Countries||Italy, Turkey, China, Germany, United States|
|Top 5 Export Countries||Italy, Turkey, China, Tunisia, Germany|
Biggest Cities in Libya
Here are the largest cities in Libya based on 2021 data:
|Tripoli||1,126,000||Benghazi||631,555||Misratah||259,056||Al Bayda'||250,000||Al Khums||201,943||Az Zawiyah||200,000||Gharyan||187,854||Al Marj||169,540||Ajdabiya||143,833||Tobruk||135,832|
Map of Libya with the Largest Cities
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