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Sabratha, Libya - Photo by Bryn Pinzgauer - CC-BY



Population 2008.....................................................6,173,579
GDP per capita 2007(Purchasing Power Parity, US$).12,500
GDP 2007 (Purchasing Power Parity, US$ billions)................ 74.75
Unemployment.....................................................................30%
Average annual growth 2008-
Population (%) ....... 2.21
Labor force (%) ....... 2.3
 

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Resources and links about Libya

Tripoli - Photo by Tark Siala - CC-BY

Total Area...................................................................679,359 sq. mi.
Urban population (% of total population) ............................... 86
Life expectancy at birth (years)..................................................... 77
Infant mortality (per 1,000 live births)........................................ 21
Child malnutrition (% of children under 5) ...............................5
Access to safe water (% of population) ....................................95
Illiteracy (% of population age 15+) ......................................... 18
 

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al Fajer al Jadeed English Newspaper (Libya) __ Online English language newspaper from Libya - From al Fajer al Jadeed English Newspaper - http://www.alfajraljadeedeng.com/

Background Note: Libya __ A full national profile with history, culture, economy, maps and more. - illustrated - From U.S. State Department - http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/5425.htm

CIA - The World Factbook -- Libya __ A detailed look at Libya including history, culture, political structure, economy and many other topics. - From US Central Intelligence Agency - http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/ly.html
 
Colleges and Universities - Libya __ List of schools with direct contact links. - From Robert-Jan Bulter - http://www.bulter.nl/universities/ly.htm

Country Profile: Libya __ A general overview including history, political structure, culture, leaders, media, and more. "Oil was discovered in 1959, and with it the country was transformed into a wealthy monarchy. Ten years later, though, the king was overthrown in a coup led by the 27-year-old Muammar Gaddafi, and the country embarked on a radically new chapter in its history." - illustrated - From BBC - http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/middle_east/country_profiles/819291.stm

Economy of Libya __ "Libya's socialist-oriented economy depends primarily upon revenues from the petroleum sector, which contributes practically all export earnings and over half of GDP." An encyclopedic article about the economy of Libya along with links to more material. - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Economy_of_Libya 
 
Ethnologue report for Libya __ Web page dedicated to the languages spoken in Libya. - From SIL International - http://www.ethnologue.com/show_country.asp?name=Libya

 

Libya __ An excellent tool for anthropology and historical research. "Handbook Series sponsored by the U.S. Department of the Army between 1986 and 1998. Each study offers a comprehensive description and analysis of the country or region's historical setting, geography, society, economy, political system, and foreign policy." - From Library of Congress - http://countrystudies.us/libya/

Libya __ A good overview of Libya, history, government, statistics and more. - illustrated - From Infoplease - http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0107722.html
 
Libya __ A guide to law, constitution/s, legal history, international agreements and more. - From Law Library of Congress - http://www.loc.gov/law/guide/libya.html

Libya __ "Despite the country's demonisation in Western mass media, most travellers who have visited Libya report having a grand old time. The Libyan people enjoy a well-earned reputation for kindness and hospitality toward visitors, and, unlike most North African destinations, the country's streets and souqs are free of the hassles of touts and their hard sell." History, culture, statistics, and more. - illustrated - From Lonely Planet - http://www.lonelyplanet.com/destinations/africa/libya/

Libya Country Information __ You will find detailed information and a lot of it. There are learning games and information for teachers too. You will find history, people, population, government and more. - illustrated - From countryreports.org - http://www.countryreports.org/country.aspx?countryid=142&countryName=Libya

Libya Exports  __ You will find charted exports information by industry, product and value in U.S. Dollars. Click on the little ~ezentity_quot+ezentity_quot~ icons for even more detailed information about each topic. - From intracen.org - http://www.intracen.org/appli1/TradeCom/TP_EP_CI.aspx?RP=004&YR=2005

Libya - geography Flag, Map, Economy ... __ You will find a Libya Interactive Factbook: Flag, Map, Geography, People, Government, Economy, Transportation, Communications and more. - illustrated - From theodora.com - http://www.theodora.com/wfb/libya_geography.html

Libya: Geography, Maps and Information __ You will find a collection of resources including geography, maps and links to related articles. - From about.com - http://geography.about.com/library/maps/bllibya.htm

libya map and information page __ An atlas style page chock-full of various maps, statistics, and general information. - illustrated - From worldatlas.com - http://worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/africa/ly.htm


 
Libya Photos __ You will find galleries of click-to-enlarge photos of Libya. Libya pictures. - illustrated - From trekearth.com - http://www.trekearth.com/gallery/Africa/Libya/

Libya Photos, Flag, Map and Travel Information __ You will find several galleries of pictures of Libya as well as an 'atlas' style summary with maps of Libya and more. - illustrated - From pbase.com - http://www.pbase.com/world/libya

Libya pictures, Libya images __ You will find a collection of click-to-view galleries of photographs of Libya. - illustrated - From infohub.com - http://www.infohub.com/pictures/images_libya_41.html

Libya Video Clips __ You will find video clips related to the country. 'Caution' only a portion of the video clips have been reviewed by archaeolink.com. There may be material in others some would find objectionable. - From searchforvideo.com - http://www.searchforvideo.com/countries/libya/

Libyan Tourism and Travel __ See what Libya has to offer a vacationer, especially one who is interested in history. - illustrated - From Libyaonline.com - http://www.libyaonline.com/libya/

Maps Of Libya __ You will find a wide variety of map resources. Select from MapQuest, Merriam-Webster, Perry-Castaņeda Library Map Collection and others. - From embassyworld.com - http://www.embassyworld.com/maps/Maps_Of_Libya.html 

 
 

 

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