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Official NameThe State of Libya
Country Meaning(Land of the Libu)
Motto (No official motto)
AnthemLibya, Libya, Libya ()
Population6,959,000 (0.09% of the world)
LanguagesArabic (official), Italian, English (all widely understood in the major cities); Berber (Nafusi, Ghadamis, Suknah, Awjilah, Tamasheq)
Alpha Code »LY / LBY
Internet Domain
Currency Symbol Libyan dinar (ل.د LYD)
Central Bank »Central Bank of Libya
Calling Codes+218
Area Total Area: 1,759,540 km2 (679,360 sq mi)
Land: 1,759,540 km2 (679,360 sq mi)
Water: 0 km2 (0 sq mi)
RegionNorthern Africa
Lat/Long26.3351000, 17.2283310
Timezone1 timezone(s)