Population: 5,240,599

Languages: Arabic, Italian, English, all are widely understood in the major cities

Background: Since he took power in a 1969 military coup, Col. Muammar Abu Minyar al-QADHAFI has espoused his own political system - a combination of socialism and Islam - which he calls the Third International Theory. Viewing himself as a revolutionary leader...

Currency: Libyan dinar (LYD, No information)

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Related Links

 · CIA World Factbook: Libya
 · Ethnologue: Languages of Libya
 · BBC Country profile: Libya