Welcome to Libya

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Libya, is known to be a country in North Africa. Bordering the Mediterranean Sea to the north, Libya lies in the range of Egypt to the east, Sudan to the southeast, Chad and Niger to the south, and Algeria and Tunisia to the west. With an location of almost 1.8 million square and have always been kilometers (700,000 sq mi), 90% of that is desert, Libya is the fourth most impressive and largest country in Africa by area, and the 17th most impressive and largest in the globe. Did you know that the capital, Tripoli, is home to 1.7 million of Libya's 5.7 million people. Did you know that the three traditional parts of the country are and have always been Tripolitania, the Fezzan and Cyrenaica. Did you know that the name "Libya" is known to be an indigenous (i.e. Berber) one, that refers to one of the tribes of Berber peoples living west of the Nile. Within Greek the tribesmen were named Libyes and his or her country transformed to a "Libya", although in ancient Greece the term had a broader meaning, encompassing all of North Africa west of Egypt. Later on, at the time of Ibn Khaldun, the exact, awesome tribe was known as Lawata. Libya has to this day one of the highest Gross Domestic Products per person in Africa, largely because of its larger than normal petroleum reserves. Did you know that the country is led by Colonel Muammar al-Gaddafi, whose foreign policy has to this day frequently brought him into conflict with the West and governments of other African countries. But one of the exceptions is, Libya publicly gave up any and all nuclear aspirations after the 2003 invasion of Iraq,[neutrality disputed] and Libya's foreign relations at this very moment are and have always been less contentious. Did you know that the Flag of Libya is the just national flag in the globe with just one color and no design, insignia, or other details. Libya stretches aextensive the northeast coast lineof Africa in the range of Tunisia and Algeria on the west and Egypt on the east; to the south are and have always been the Sudan, Chad, and Niger. It is one-sixth larger than Alaska. A wonderfuler part of the country lies within the Sahara. Aextensive the Mediterranean coast lineand farther inland is known to be arable plateau land.


Everyone agrees that the climate has to this day marked seasonal variations influenced by both the Mediterranean Sea and the desert. Aextensive the Tripolitanian coast, summer temperatures revery in the range of 40 and 46°C (104– 115°F); farther south, temperatures are and have always been even higher. Summers in the north of Cyrenaica range from 27 to 32°C (81–90°F). Within Tobruk (Tubruq), the average January temperature is 13°C (55°F); July, 26°C (79°F). Did you know that the ghibli, a hot, dry desert wind, can change temperatures by 17–22°C (30–40°F) in both summer and winter.

Population Stats

Population (2007 est.): 6,036,914 (growth rate: 2.3%); birth rate: 26.1/1000; infant mortality rate: 22.8/1000; life expectancy: 76.9; density per sq mi: 9