Libya Statistics

  • Capital: Tripoli
  • Population: 6,002,347
  • GDP: $90,570,000,000 (USD)
  • Total Area:
    679,362 (sq miles)
    1,759,540 (sq kilometers)
  • Currency: Libyan dinar (LYD)

Libya Facts

  • Libya Facts... When a child loses a tooth they throw their tooth to the sun and say "Bring me a new tooth." They say they have a bright smile... Learn More
  • Eating and Recipes... The cuisine of Libya has been influenced by Arabic, Mediterranean and Italian cooking. Lamb, chicken, beef, beans, nuts, dried apricots, figs and unleavened bread are... Learn More
  • Family... Most Libyans live in the coastal cities. Most are Arabs or of mixed Arab and Berber ancestry. In western Libya, there are Berber villages, where... Learn More
  • Fashion... In the cities Western and traditional clothing are seen. Girls wear bright colored dresses, and boys wear jeans and shirts. Women cover their hair to... Learn More


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