Libya
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EDM code : Etudiants Du Monde / Students of the World.
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Libya - Physical geography

Area : 1 762 000 Km2
Lands under cultivation : 1 %
Wild pasture lands : 8 %

Min. Height : -47 m (Sabkhat Ghuzayyil)
Max. Height : 2267 m (Bikku Bitti)


Libya - Climate
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Temperatures ░C (degrees Celsius) in Tripoli
Rainfall (mm) in Tripoli
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Libya - People
Nationality : Libyan
Main language(s) : Arabic, English, Italian

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Population (2005) : 5 853 000 people
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Density : 3.3 people / Km2
Fertility rate : 2.9 children / woman
Life expectancy : 74 years
Urban population : 87 %

Main cities :
1 700 000 people Benghazi
1 500 000 people Tripoli (capital)
1 200 000 people Al-Djofra
360 000 people Misourata
300 000 people Zaouiya
200 000 people El Khoms


Libya - Economy
Currency : Dinar (LYD) = 1000 Dirhams
Rate of exchange (Sept.2004) :

1 Euro = 1.61 Dinar (LYD)

GDP (Gross Domestic Product), 2002 : 35 billion dollars
GDP per capita, 2002 : 5980 dollars
GNP (Gross National Product), 2005 : 32.35 billion dollars
GNP per capita, 2005 : 5527 dollars


Libya - Miscellaneous information
MAIN NATURAL RESOURCES (world rank 2002) :
- Almonds (11)
- Dates (12)
- Oranges
- Olives
- Tomatoes
- Sheeps
- Oil (17)
- Deposits of oil (8)
- Deposits of gas (24)
RECORDS :
- Highest recorded temperature in the world = 58░C / 136░F (El Azizia, 1922-Sept.13).


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