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Last update : 13 February 2019


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Capital : Tripoli
Language :  Arabic
Currency : Dinar
Population : 6 385 000
Area : 1 759 540 km2

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Libya facts

1. Independence from Italy was obtained on December 24, 1951.
2. The population density is 3.6 people / km2.
3. The country is 5.6 times bigger than Poland.
4. The main religion is Islam, 96%.
5. There are no rivers in this country.
6. There are 10 known terrorist organizations in Lebanon.
7. Over 90% of the country is occupied by deserts.
8. Political system – republic.
9. The highest peak is Bikku Bitti 2267 m above sea level.
10. The average temperature is in January 11 °C, in July 31 °C.
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11. All citizens have access to doctors, hospitals, clinics and medicines for free.

Author: MR

12. Position in the best world army list:
      – 2015 year – 77 place,
      – 2018 year – 73 place.

13. Number of soldiers:
      – 2014 year – 35,000 professional and 81,000 reservists, < br>       – 2018 year – 35,000 professional and 65,000 reservists.

14. Number of equipment:
      – 2014 year – 400 tanks, 2000 armored vehicles, 45 jet aircraft and 20 helicopters,
      – 2018 year – 340 tanks, 699 armored vehicles, 116 jet aircraft and 26 helicopters.

15. Expenses for the army:
      – 2014 year – $3,000,000,000 ,
      – 2018 year – $3,000,000,000 .

16. Maritime fleet …
      – in 2014 , the year was around 38 ships, in 2018 of the year it’s about 37 ships.

Author: Wojak

17. The minimum wage is 450 dinars per month (data from 2011).

18. Men and women can retire at the age of 65.

19. The unemployment rate in 2018 is 17.7% .

Author: Daria

20. In Libya, on average, an adult consumes about 0.1 liters of pure alcohol per year.

Author: AlkoWorld

21. In this country, compulsory education lasts 9 years.

22. The beginning of education begins at the age of 6.

23. The average IQ level is 83.

Author: EduKacJa

24. The built-up speed limit is 50 km / h.

25. In addition to built-up areas, the permitted speed on an ordinary road is 85 km / h, and on highways 100 km / h.

26. Zero tolerance for drivers driving a car “by glass”. You must have 0.0 promil.

27. In 2013, 4,398 people lost their lives as a result of traffic accidents.

Author: AutoMania

28. 1.6% of fatal accidents caused people who were under the influence of alcohol.

29. The country has more than 3 553 000 motor vehicles registered (566 vehicles per 1,000 inhabitants).

Author: AutoMania

30. 5% of the population suffer from malnourishment (around 310,000 people).

Author: Durga

31. In this country there are over 100 024 km of paved roads (0.16% of all roads in the world).

32. In this country there are 146 airports, 68 with paved surface.

Author: Marlène

33. In this country over 2,400,000 (2015) 3,800,000 (2018) people have access to internet (about 60% of the population).

Author: NET

34. Around 2 250,000 (2015) 3 500 000 (2018) accounts on Facebook.

Author: NET

35. The country’s top-level domain is .ly . There are over 11,800 websites with such an extension.

36. The most popular pages with the extension .ly are: adf.ly, google.com.ly and ow.ly.

Author: http

37. The country has over $105,000,000,000 in foreign exchange reserves (0.89% of foreign currency reserves of all countries in the world).

38. Libya has 116600 kg of gold reserves (2018).

Author: Vinamra

39. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) …
      – in 2015 the year is $63 043 000 000 ,
      – in 2018 the year is $50,980,000,000 .

40. Internal debt at the beginning …
      – 2015 year was 6.1% GDP, or around: $3 845 623 000 ,
      – 2018 of the year was 16.5% GDP, or around: $8,411.7 million . To pay it off, each citizen would have to give around $1 340.

41. The foreign debt at the beginning of 2015 year was around: $5,244,000,000 .

Author: Komornik

42. In this country an adult person smokes an average of 68 cigarettes a month.

Author: VViki

43. 28% of adults living in this country are overweight.

Author: Łasuch

44. In this country there are 9% of people above 15 years of age who can not read or write (approximately 565 020 people).

Author: Reebeka

45. The lowest temperature: -9 °C was measured in Hon.

46. The highest temperature: 50.2 °C was measured in Zuwara.

Author: weather

47. The most deadly disease in this country is heart failure.

Author: medi

48. The average life expectancy in this country is 76.1 years (women – 77.8 years and men – 75.4 years).

Author: Wilga

49. In this country, men and women can get married at the age of 21.

50. 10 women give birth to 21 children on average

Author: Nadia

51. The average age of people living in this country is 28 years old.

52. The country is around:
1 679 000 people (26.52%) in the age range 0-14 years.
4 390 000 people (69.36%) in the age range 15-64 years.
260 800 people (4.12%) over 65 years old.

53. In this country, about 114 000 children are born each year (1.8% of the population), and about 22 700 people die (0.4% of the population).

Author: Sara19

54. The lowest located place in the country is Sabchat Ghuzajjil – 47 m.p.p.

Author: Klemens

55. In Libya there are 15.55 km2 of agricultural land (9% of the country’s area).

56. 155 people out of 1000 possess firearms.

57. The highest situated city in the country is Gharyan.

Author: Statyk

58. He joined the United Nations on December 14, 1955.

59. The work week is 40 hours.

60. 86% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

Author: Statyk

61. 2170 sq km of land is covered by forests (0.1%)

62. The last death penalty was carried out in 2010.

Author: Statyk

63. In this country, the amount of income tax for individuals is 10%, and for companies 20% (2018).

64. The level of inflation in 2018 is 12.1%.

Author: Fan%

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What is the highest peak in Libya?
The highest peak in Libya is Bikku Bitti (2267 m above sea level).

answer: Marta

What is the largest river in Libya?
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What is the largest lake in Libya?
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What is the national dish?
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What Libya has national colors?
National colors: red, black, green and white.

answer: Marta

What is national alcohol?
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What is the national animal?
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What is the national sport?
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Which countries borders Libya?
Libya borders with such countries as: Algeria 982 km, Chad 1,055 km, Egypt 1 115 km, Niger 354 km, Sudan 383 km, Tunisia 459 km.

answer: Marta

What is the average age of people living in this country?
The average age of people living in this country is 28 years old.

answer: Marta

What is the minimum wage?
The minimum wage is 450 dinars per month (data from 2011).

answer: Marta

What is the population density in Libya?
The population density is 4 people per km2.

answer: Marta

What is the motto of this country?
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What is the highest temperature recorded in this country?
The highest temperature: 50.2 ° C was measured in Zuwara.

answer: Marta

What is the lowest temperature recorded in this country?
The lowest temperature: -9 ° C was measured in Hon.

answer: Marta

With how many years can you legally buy alcohol?
In this country, alcohol consumption is illegal.

answer: Marta