Where is Libya?
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.
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Libya was occupied by Italy from the end of WW1 until it was fought over in WW2 and the Italians were defeated by the Allies . After that war, on 24 December 1951, Libya declared its independence as the United Kingdom of 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..
Libya is now run under a provisional government called the General National Congress, whose head is the nominal chief executive. As of June 25, 2013, this was Nouri Abusahmain . The prime minister of Libya (since 2012) is Ali Zeidan .
because it was in the middle of africa so whoever colonized it could get around more easily and try 2 ccolonize the other countries around it
Islam is Libyas official religion, and the Sunni Muslims make up more than 95% of the population.
\nI've lived in libya since ever and i think it's veryyy safety place to live , work , invest or travel
The July 2008 estimate shows Libya's population is 6,173,579. The 2006 census showed the population of Libya was 5,670,688. But the 2010 estimate was at 5,766,000 people.
Basic rule: if you're 18 and have Libyan citizenship, you can vote for elections. As of now, however, Libya is waiting for an election (that will take place in June 2012) for a Constitutional Assembly to draw up a new constitution.
Libya forms part of the North African plateau extending from theAtlantic Ocean to the Red Sea. The highest point is the Bette Peakwhich is 7438 feet peak in the extreme south.
No-the dictatorship ended when Gaddafi is killed by the revolutionary fighters. Libya today is under a transition towards a multi-party Islamist democracy.
The area of Libya is 1.76 million kmÂ² or 679,358 square miles. 1.76 million km2
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 get to Libya by plane from any international airport. You would most likely land at Tripoli Airport. (2) - you can get to …Libya by sea from France, or more commonly from Italy. Libya receives a number of cruise ships from around the world, most of which dock either at Tripoli seaport or Benghazi seaport. (3) - you can get to Libya by car or motorbike, via its two main land border: Ras Jdayr (the Libyan Tunisian border) and Emsaad (the Libyan-Egyptian border). Libya receives a large number of tourists and travellers who cross Libya overland between Tunisia and Egypt, in their way to or returning from South Africa. . (MORE)
The name is derived from the name of the tribe that historically lived in the region, the "Libo" tribe.
Yes. Libya does have doctors. Two friends of mine are doctors. Libya has medical doctors, and also academic doctors (PHD). To find out more about Libyan Doctors, you can visit the Libyan Doctors Society. I am not allowed to enter its website address here, so I will add it to Related Links (below…) with a few other useful links. (MORE)
From 1553 to 1912 it was colonized by Othmani Turki. From 1911 to 1940 it was a colonized by Italy. - It was taken by the Allied powers in 1940 and given to King Idris in 1951.
Libya sits between 25Â° 00' North latitude and 17Â° 00' East longitude - in other words Libya is located between Tunisia and Egypt in North Africa. Along the coast this gives Libya a Mediterranean climate, but venturing south, the Sahara climate takes over. . To determine the longitude and …latitude of any location in Libya, and of any location in the world, please use my interactive map provided under Related Links. (MORE)
They get water from the Man-made river project which collects stone water from the ground which can be around 40000 years old. But some get water from the Nile.
\nYes in some cities like Yafren , El bada , Darna .. but not every season
Under a state of transition towards multi-party Islamist democracy. Libya is a conservative Muslim country, so most likely that Libya's new form of government will be most similar to Pakistan more than Indonesia/Turkey.
Lybians are mainly ethnic Arabs and berbers, in the weste ther are some tuareg, and in the south some tebu.
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. (MORE)
Arab Spring The current rebellion, is quite a significant one. Inspired by theprotests in Tunisia, Egypt and many other Arab countries, Libyansbegan protesting against the regime of Colenal Gaddafi at the endof February. The protests were squashed, especially in Tripoli, thecapital, and instead an …armed rebellion began. The rebels have control of the eastern part of the country, and arebased in Benghazi, the second largest city. Pockets of resistancesurround Tripoli, but the situation in many western cities remainsunclear, including in Misurata, the third largest city. Although inthe previous week, the rebel forces appeared to be gainingmomentum, but in the recent days Gaddafi appears to have the upperhand. Recently, Gaddafi's forces recaptured the port of Brega, butrebels have counterattacked and the situation in the town remainsunclear. Post-Arab Spring There are so many problems that are currently found in Libya. Themain problem is insecurity which is caused by the various militiagroups in the country. These militia groups do not wish to lay downtheir arms and create a unity government. (MORE)
There are no leaders of Libya yet. It is being figured out in the vacuum of power following Gadaffi being ejected.
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Yes it does. The north of Libya has a coast on the MediterraneanSea, on what is known as the Gulf of Sidra and also known as theGulf of Sitre.
Libya is its own country in the Middle East. It is located in North Africa and borders the Mediterranean Sea, Egypt, Sudan, Algeria, Tunisia, Chad and Niger. In 2011 Libya broke out in civil war, following protests in Egypt that sparked an Arab Spring or uprising in a lot of the Middle East.
It is now run as a provisional government under the National Transitional Council. The chairman of the council is Mustafa Abdel Jalil (head of state). The head of the Libyan cabinet is Abdurahhim El-Keib (head of government)
There are 4 seasons in Libya. Summer, Winter, Autumn, and Spring. Also, it usually rains in winter, Moderate in Spring and a little hot in Summer.
After a popular uprising against dictator Muammar Gaddafi, leading to a civil war, he was deposed and killed in 2011. The struggle is continuing between factions for the control of the country, sometimes leading to demonstrations and armed conflict against the provisional government of the General N…ational Council (formed June 25, 2013). (MORE)
The protests were planned about 40 years ago, well that's what many say in Libya. The main reason for this outbreak is the call for democracy that the western world has. Libya isn't the only country who wanted this anyhow. Algeria, Yemen, Jordan, Bahrain, and many other countries started this protes…t along with Libya. The cause of this outbreak was from February's events. In that month, Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak was toppled by Egyptian protesters, who wanted democracy as well when they saw a man, putting himself in fire, and then dying shortly, Egyptians then headed to the streets. The result was great, Egypt currently is making a democratic government similar to the western world's. But there is a catch, making/keeping a democratic government is easier said then done. For example, Canada took 140 years to get democracy circulating through out itself. Hope this helped :) That's all I can say ;) Cya later :) (MORE)
Gaddafi, the 'president' of Libya, doesn't treat his people right and used the government's money on himself and not for the people and the country, not the Libyans are rebelling and fighting against him.
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 CNN, French fighter jets patrolled over Libya today.
From 1969 to 2011, it was under the dictatorship of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi. Today, Libya is now run under a provisional government called the General National Congress, whose head is the nominal chief executive. As of June 25, 2013, this was Nouri Abusahmain . The prime minister of Libya (si…nce 2012) is Ali Zeidan . (MORE)
Maybe till the 20's and 30's of the last century there were lions to be found in Libya in some outlying places But now I don't think..!! Lions was still to be found in the Middle East till the 30's and I know that some drivers were eaten by lions in Saudi Arabia in the 50's
The Libyan people have risen up against the leader of the country, Muammar Gaddaffi. The rebels want to overthrow him and establish a democracy. The rebels are aided by the British, French and American air forces, who's primary aim is to protect civilians from the Gaddaffi forces.
It is simple. There is a war in Libya because people of Libya want Muammar Gaddafi to leave office so that they might be able to live more proper within their own country.
There is violence in Libya because the dictator of the country, Muammar Gaddafi, is in threat of losing his power. People are fed up with him and want him to step down. Gaddafi, the violent leader that he is, has directed his followers to commit violent acts on the protesters against him. It is not …confirmed that Gaddafi has told his followers to do this, but from his past it would not be surprising in the least. Because of Gaddafi's denial of having anyone oppose him, the only way to get him out of power is for people to use brute force. This is causing a lot of unnecessary violence in Libya at the moment. Also, if you weren't aware, Gaddafi has been in power since 1969, and has committed terrorist attacks countless times. Luckily he never had enough allies to actually commit a terrorist attack similar to 911. (MORE)
It's in Africa. It's worth mentioning that Libya was the name of Africa in the ancient world.
First, there is no president of Libya, just a dictator. Secondly, His name is Moamar Al-Gaddafhi.
Gaddafi was born in the city of Sirt, when Libya was still under Italian control.
Libya was a dictatorship under Gadaffi. Now it may become a democracy, but I doubt it.
Omar Al-Mukhtar - Libyan national hero who resisted the Italian colonialism of Libya from 1911 until 1931 when he was hanged by the fascist government of Benito Mussolini.
Libya is attacked to get rid of Gaddafi. At least that is what the news reports say. Maybe it is also to get some oil. Who knows? It is the US after all
Moamar (Colonel) Gadafi is finding himself under increasing pressure to step down. This is posted Monday, August 22nd, 2011.
NATO gave air support to the rebels engaged with the Libyan army, to help them overthrow the Libyan dictatorship and Gaddafi. Countries in the UN suffering from terrorist attacks e.g. can ask for help if the Security Council (Britain, Russia, USA, France and China) deem it appropriate to provide as…sisstance. If one of the "founder five" disagrees (refuses to provide help) then help cannot be granted though. (MORE)
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Libya is in the news mostly because of the uprising against Gaddafi, during the Arab Spring and the subsequent western intervention in that region. Most of the current news about Libya deals with the aftermath of that affair under the new (formerly rebel) government.
Their president became corrupt and stayed in the position too long, so the people started rebelling against him. He, with the military started taking people as hostages, people who have not done anything. Forcing so much people to vacate the dangerous place.
Libya is an Islamic country, most of its inhabitants belong to the Sunni Muslims. At one time there was a very high Jewish population but since 1945 and the three year Pogroms, the Arab Israeli conflict etc. most have emigrated or been forced to leave. There are small communities of Christians (alm…ost all foreigners). Roman Catholics, Church of Egypt or Coptic Orthodox and a very small Buddhist community. (MORE)
There is very little vegetation in Libya, most of the country is an arid desert known as the Libyan Desert.