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Open map of LibyaFlag of LibyaLibya /

Water surface: 3 km².
Population density: 3.6 inhabitants per kmē.
Border: 4,348 km. To Tunisia 459 km; Algeria 982 km; Niger 354 km; Chad 1,055 km; Sudan 383 km; Egypt 1,115 km.
Coastline: 1,770 km
Highest point: Bikku Bitti 2,267 m
Arable land: 1.03%
Libya is almost only desert. Even the coastal areas are quite dry. There is very little forest, and the only true exceptions are in the mountain ranges in the northwest and east of Benghazi.
There are no rivers and the only lakes are small, and normally found in the Sahara together with oases.


  • Great Manmade River


  • Sahara
  • Libyan Desert


  • Cyrenaica
  • Fezzan


  • Acacus mountains

  • By Tore Kjeilen