Libya became an independent state in 1951, after gaining its sovereignty from Turkey. The population of Libya is 6,733,620 (2012) and the nation has a density of 4 people per square kilometer.
The currency of Libya is the Libyan Dinar (LYD). As well, the people of Libya are refered to as Libyan.
The dialing code for the country is 218 and the top level internet domain for Libyan sites is .ly.
To learn more, visit our detailed Libya section.
|Density||3.8 / km2 ( 9.9 / mi2 )|
|GDP||41,119,144,923 (2014 data)|
|GDP per Capita||6,107 (2014 data)|
|Land Area||1,759,540 km2 (679,362 mi2)|
|Neighbouring Countries||Egypt, The Sudan, Chad, Tunisia, The Niger, Algeria|
What is the capital of Libya?
Tripoli is the capital city of Libya. It has a population of 1,150,989, and is located on a latitue of 32.88 and longitude of 13.19.
Tripoli is also the political center of Libya, which is considered a Republic, and home to its Ceremonial head of state.
Quick Facts About Tripoli, the Capital Of Libya
|Elevation||21 meters over sea level|
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