Libya is a North African country on the Mediterranean coast, adjacent to Egypt in the east, Algeria and Tunisia in the west, Niger and Chad in the south, and Sudan in the southeast. The country's name, Libya, comes from the word Lebu, which the ancient Egyptians used for the Berbers living in the west of the Nile. Surface area; 1.760.000 km². Capital; Tripoli.
Cities of Libya
Libya's Telephone Code: +218
Libya's Currency: Libyan Dinar
Tripoli, Benghazi, Misrate, Fizan, Zuvara, Sirt, Saba and Tobruk.
Thanks to the presence of oil deposits, the economy began to develop. Even though agriculture and animal husbandry constitute the auxiliary elements of the economy as of today's situation, the main income is from oil and petroleum products. The significant increase in oil exports in recent years has introduced Libya to the world and has made it the sixth of the oil exporting countries in the world. Petroleum is another important source of income, but the income, oil, can only reach half of its income. Libya's oil production and by-products of 120,000,000 tons per year gave him the opportunity to participate in business in Europe.
Libya's foreign trade constitutes 98% of oil, petroleum products and natural gas. Other export products are leather and post, peanut, olive oil, dates, tobacco, cellulose, almonds and various kinds of fruits and citrus fruits.
Fishing is another source of income, especially fishing tuna. Livestock camel, cattle, donkey, horse, sheep and goat breeding and meat, leather, wool is an important source of income in terms of exports.
The handicraft and weaving industry as well as cigarettes, leather and olive oil industry handles and construction industry has evolved. In particular, workers and engineers from foreign countries come for construction. It was established tight economic ties with Turkey respects. Besides Libya, Egypt, Turkey ,the United States, there are trade relations also with Britain and France.
Libya's Export Products
Crude Oil, Gold, Petroleum Gas, Refined Oil and Scrap Copper.
Libya's Import Products
Refined Oil, Passenger and Cargo Ships, Gas Turbines, Packaged medicines and Other Pure Vegetable Oils.
The countries that Libya exports
United Arab Emirates, Italy, Spain, Germany and France.
Libya Import Countries
Italy, China, Turkey, South Korea and the United Arab Emirates.
Living Nations in Libya
The majority of the population consists of Arab or Arabized Berbers.
Languages spoken in Libya
Official languages; Arabic, Modern Standard Arabic. In addition, Berberice, Tebuca and Sudani languages are also very few.