Libya

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PROFILE
  • Area: 1,759,540 sq. km (679,362 sq. mi.)
  • Population: 6,541,948 (2016 est.)
  • Population growth rate: 1.8% (2016 est.)
  • Life expectancy: 76.5 years (2016)
  • Languages: Arabic (official), Italian, English (all widely understood in the major cities); Berber (Nafusi, Ghadamis, Suknah, Awjilah, Tamasheq)
  • Religions: Muslim (official; virtually all Sunni) 96.6%, Christian 2.7%, Buddhist 0.3%, Hindu <0.1, Jewish <0.1, folk religion <0.1, unafilliated 0.2%, other <0.1%
  • Alternate names: Al Jamāhīrīyah al ‘Arabīyah al Lībīyah ash Sha‘bīyah al Ishtirākīyah, Al Jamāhīrīyah al ‘Arabīyah al Lībīyah ash Sha‘bīyah al Ishtirākīyah al ‘Uzmā, Al Jumhūrīyah al ‘Arabīyah al Lībīyah, Great Socialist People’s Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, Libia, Lībiyā, Lib
  • Government type: in transition
  • Leaders: chief of state and head of government: Chairman of the Presidential Council and Prime Minister Fayiz al-SARAJ
  • Capital: Tripoli
  • Administrative divisions: 22 districts
  • GDP per capita (PPP): $14,600 (2015 est.)
  • Exports: crude oil, refined petroleum products, natural gas, chemicals
  • Imports: machinery, semi-finished goods, food, transport equipment, consumer products
  • Currency: Libyan dinar (LYD)
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