National Symbols of Libya

Libya is a country in Africa. It shares borders with the following countries: Tunisia, Algeria, Niger, Chad, Egypt, Sudan, . The capital of Libya is Tripoli.

The official language is Arabic and the Libyan dinar is the currency of the Libya. The domain is .ly and the country code is +218.

National day is celebrated on 24 Dec 1951. Every country in the world has national symbols including national animal, national flower, motto, etc and Libya is no exception.

In Libya, Football is considered as a national sport, and it is a passion of many Libyan people. Strong tea, Arabic coffee, and Laggmy is not only a traditional drink, but one of the national drink of Libya. As poetry is a highly appreciated art, many poets like Not Declared represent a national Libyan symbol.

The country was founded by King Idris Al-sanusi. The current president of Libya is Mohamed al-Menfi (Presidential Council Chairman) and Abdul Hamid Dbeibeh is the Prime Minister.

In Libya the power plugs and sockets are of type C, D, F, L. The standard voltage is 127 V and the frequency is 50 Hz.

The Libyan national anthem was written by Al Bashir Al Arebi and composed by Mohammed Abdel Wahab.

Country information

Official name(s) State of Libya
Alternative name(s) State of Libya (official, English)
Regional location It is bordered by the Mediterranean Sea to the north, Egypt to the east, Sudan to the southeast, Chad to the south, Niger to the southwest, Algeria to the west, and Tunisia to the northwest. Libya is made of three historical regions: Tripolitania, Fezzan, and Cyrenaica.
Country name etymology The term "Libya" generally applied only to the vast desert between the Tripolitanian Lowland and the Fazzan plateau.
Climate Mediterranean along coast; dry, extreme desert interior
Terrain Mostly barren, flat to undulating plains, plateaus, depressions
Population 6,871,292
National Day 24 Dec 1951
Language(s) Arabic
Religion Islam
Country code +218
Literacy rate 86.1%
Currency Libyan dinar
Capital city Tripoli
Domain(TLD) .ly
Ethnicity Arab, Berber
Head of government Prime Minister
Nationality Libyan
Driving side Drive on the Right-hand side
Date format dd/mm/yyyy
Total area 1,759,541 km2 (679,363 sq mi)
Timezone UTC+2 (EET)
Average elevation 423 m (1,388 ft)
Coastline 1,770 Km
Mains electricity 127 V
Emergency telephone numbers Emergency Telephone Numbers

Coat of arms

Flag map of Libya

Flag map of Libya

Motto of Libya

No official motto

National animal of Libya

The National animal of Libya is Arabian Eagle

National Animal of Libya - Arabian Eagle

National flower of Libya

The National flower of Libya is Pomegranate Blossom - Pixdaus. Botanical name is Punica Granatum .

National flower of Libya - Pomegranate Blossom - Pixdaus

National bird of Libya

The National bird of Libya is Arabian Eagle

National bird of Libya - Arabian Eagle

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Libyan Proverbs - Popular quotes, proverbs and sayings.

Peace wins over wealth.

One hand can’t applaud.

A friend is someone who shares your happiness and your pains.

Speak kindly or refrain from talking.

People who do not know your virtues might do you harm.

To associate oneself is a dangerous move.

The hand which gives is better than the one which receives.

Once we have something, we take it for granted.

Never rely on something you do not own.

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