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Libya
(2,421 words)

Dawlat Lībiyā (The State of Libya)

Demographics (United Nations)

Population

6,662,000

Area

1,800,000 sq. km (680,000 sq. mi)

Population density

4/sq. km (10/sq. mi)

Growth rate p.a.

1.33% (per 1,000: births 16, deaths 5)

Under 15 years

27%

Urban dwellers

81% (1.45% p.a.)

Largest cities

Tripoli 1,165,000; Misratah 881,000; Banghazi 824,000

Languages & peoples (World Christian Database)

Mother tongues

93% Arabic, 3% Nafusi, 1% Easter…

Cite this page
“Libya”, in: World Christian Encyclopedia Online, Todd M. Johnson, Gina A. Zurlo. Consulted online on 31 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2666-6855_WCEO_COM_02LBY>
First published online: 2020



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