Libya

Summary

Capital
Currency Used
Official Language
Form of Government
Caretaker government
Parliamentary republic
Provisional government
Contained by
Area
1,759,540 km² (679362 mi²)
Population
GDP (nominal)
62360446571.0 (2009, US$)
93167701863.0 (2008, US$)
71803278689.0 (2007, US$)
GDP (nominal per capita)
14,900 (2008, US$)
 

Country

Calling Code
218
Administrative Divisions
Internet TLD
ly
Languages spoken
National anthem
Allahu Akbar (1969, 2011)
Libya, Libya, Libya (1951, 1969)
ISO Short Name
LIBYAN ARAB JAMAHIRIYA
FIPS Code
LY
 

Governmental Jurisdiction

Government bodies
General National Congress
Governing officials
Prime Minister of Libya (Muammar al-Gaddafi, 1970-01-16, 1972-07-16, Prime minister)
Dictator (Muammar al-Gaddafi, 1969-09-01, 2011-08-23)
Chairman of the National Transitional Council of Libya (Mustafa Abdul Jalil, 2011-03-05, 2012-08-08, Head of State)
 

Arrest Warrant Issuer

Warrants Issued
Osama bin Laden (1998-03-16)
 

Countries

Continent
 

Linguistic hint

Adjectival form
Libyan
 

Literature Subject

Works Written About This Topic
 

Military post

People posted here
 

Dated location

Date founded
1947-02-10
 

Uncommon Topic

Exceptions
 

Taxonomy Subject

entry
Library of Congress Classification (DT, 211, 239)
 

Sports Team Location

Teams
 

Location

Time zone(s)
Geolocation
15.7460923611 × 29.9569263889
People born here
Contains
Nearby airports
Adjectival form
Libyan
Partially contains
Events
Adjoins
 

Statistical region

GDP growth rate
5.9 (2006)
3.8 (2008)
6 (2007)
Internet users as percentage of population
4.722 (2007)
0 (1990)
0.134 (1999)
Life expectancy
74.753 (2010)
46.679 (1960)
47.175 (1961)
Places imported from
11,500,000 (Euro, 2004, Portugal)
17,000,000 (Euro, 2008, Portugal)
Fertility rate
4.826 (1990)
4.521 (1991)
4.241 (1992)
Military expenditure as percentage of GDP
4.078 (1997)
5.297 (1998)
3.784 (1999)
 

Olympic participating country

Athletes
 

Organization member

Member of
Arab Monetary Fund
Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa
 

Administrative Area

Short name
ly
Adjectival form
Libyan
Administrative parent
Administrative children
 

Military Combatant

Military Conflicts
 

Flag referent

Flag
Flag of Libya (1951-12-24)
 

Organization scope

Organizations with this scope
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