Was Libya always called Libya?

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Libya is a colonial name devised by the Italians when they occupied Libya. Before colonial rule, Libya was divided into three Islamic emirate kingdoms.

After defeating the Ottoman Empire in North Africa, Italy ruled the region from 1912 to 1943, originally as Italian North Africa. The name Libya was applied to the three provinces of Tripolitania, Fezzan, and Cyrenaica in 1934.
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Where is Libya?

Answer . North Africa, on the Mediterranean Sea. Bordered by Egypt and Sudan to the East, Algeria and Tunisia to the West, and Chad and Niger to the South.

What is Libya?

Libya is a country bordered by Egypt and Sudan to the East, the Mediterranean Sea to the North, Algeria and Tunisia to the West, and Chad and Niger to the South..

How do you get to Libya?

You can get to Libya from the following airports: Heathrow, Gatwick, and Manchester. There are also some airlines inn other airports that take you there to. . (1) - You can

Why is libya called libya?

The name is derived from the name of the tribe that historically lived in the region, the "Libo" tribe.

Has Libya been called a different name?

The ancient name Libya originally denoted the whole of North Africa west of the Nile and all the way to the Atlantic coast. And then the Greeks used it to refer to the whole o

What did they do with Libya?

Libya is currently in a state of potential change, as many of its people are rising up against the government. U.S., France and England geared for Libya War. According to C
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What did the Romans call Libya?

I'm assuming that you are referring to present day Libya. The country that we call Libya tioday does not have the same borders as the ancient Roman area called Libya. Right ne