Geopolitical map of Libya

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CapitalPopulationArea
Tripolis 6,461,454 1,759,540
Country codePhone CodeLocal HourTime zone
LY +218 11:15:08 Africa/Tripoli
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6 countries share a border with Libya

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Some data about Libya

Libya is a country of 6,461,454 inhabitants, with an area of ​1,759,540 km2, its capital is Tripolis and its time zone is "Africa/Tripoli". Its ISO code is "LY" in 2 positions and "LBY" in 3 positions.

To be able to make a telephone call to Libya, you must dial your telephone code, which is 218. The currency used in Libya is the "Dinar" (LYD).

The administrative subdivision of Libya (administrative division) is made up of 22 Shabiya (level 1). Libya has 14 cities with more than 100,000 inhabitants and 1 cities with more than one million inhabitants.

Above you have a geopolitical map of Libya with a precise legend on its biggest cities, its road network, its airports, railways and waterways. Do not hesitate to click on the map of Libya to access a zoom level and finer details.

Libya shares borders with Algeria, Egypt, Niger, Sudan, Chad and Tunisia.

Proportion of cities by number of inhabitants in Libya

Number of cities by importance (population) in Libya. Considering cities with a population of more than 100 000, 200 000, 500 000 and 1 million inhabitants, with the percentage of the population that these cities represent.

> 100k inhabitants > 200k inhabitants > 500k inhabitants > 1 million inhabitants
14 5 2 1
59.4 % 40.2 % 27.9 % 17.8 %
  • The 14 most important cities represent 59.4% of the entire population
  • The 5 most important cities represent 40.2% of the entire population
  • The 2 most important cities represent 27.9% of the entire population
  • The 1 most important cities represent 17.8% of the entire population

Administrative division of Libya

Administrative subdivisionsAdministrative level
22 Shabiya1

List of first-order administrative division in Libya

  • Al Buţnān
  • Al Jabal al Akhḑar
  • Al Jafārah
  • Al Jufrah
  • Al Kufrah
  • Al Marj
  • Al Marqab
  • Al Wāḩāt
  • An Nuqāţ al Khams
  • Wādī ash Shāţi’
  • Az Zāwiyah
  • Sha‘bīyat Banghāzī
  • Darnah
  • Ghāt
  • Jabal al Gharbi District
  • Sha‘bīyat Mişrātah
  • Murzuq
  • Nālūt
  • Sabhā
  • Surt
  • Tripoli
  • Wādī al Ḩayāt

List of major cities of Libya

  • Tripoli1 150 989 inhabitants
  • Benghazi650 629 inhabitants
  • Mişrātah386 120 inhabitants
  • Tarhuna210 697 inhabitants
  • Al Khums201 943 inhabitants
  • Az Zāwīyah200 000 inhabitants
  • Zawiya186 123 inhabitants
  • Ajdabiya134 358 inhabitants
  • Sabhā130 000 inhabitants
  • Sirte128 123 inhabitants
  • Al Jadīd126 386 inhabitants
  • Tobruk121 052 inhabitants
  • Zliten109 972 inhabitants
  • Şabrātah102 038 inhabitants
  • Tagiura100 000 inhabitants
  • Al Marj85 315 inhabitants
  • Gharyan85 219 inhabitants
  • Darnah78 782 inhabitants
  • Al Bayḑā’74 594 inhabitants
  • Yafran67 638 inhabitants
  • Bani Walid46 350 inhabitants
  • At Tāj46 050 inhabitants
  • Zuwārah45 000 inhabitants
  • Murzuq43 732 inhabitants
  • Ubari42 975 inhabitants
  • Brak39 444 inhabitants
  • Zintan33 000 inhabitants
  • Al Abyār32 563 inhabitants
  • Waddān27 590 inhabitants
  • Nālūt26 256 inhabitants
  • Mizdah26 107 inhabitants
  • Şurmān25 235 inhabitants
  • Al Qubbah24 631 inhabitants
  • Ghat24 347 inhabitants
  • Masallātah23 702 inhabitants
  • Tūkrah23 164 inhabitants
  • Az Zuwaytīnah21 015 inhabitants
  • Hūn18 878 inhabitants
  • Zalţan17 700 inhabitants
  • Al Jawf17 320 inhabitants