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Libya Flag Libya (the Great Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya) is is a country in north Africa. It shares land borders with Algeria, Chad, Egypt, Niger, Sudan, and Tunisia, as well as having a coastline on the Mediterranean Sea.

As of 2010, the population of Libya was estimated as being 6,420,000. 34,895,000. The country's capital and largest city is Tripoli, which as of 2006, had a population estimated to be 1,065,405. The country's second city is Benghazi, which an estimated population of 670,797 (also as of 2006), and the third city is Misurata which has a population in excess of 500,000.

Libya Country Details


Country Name Libya
Political Status Country
Geographic Location North Africa
Flag Libya Flag
Principal Language Arabic
Capital Tripoli


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Libya through a Camera Lens (A photographic journey through Libya)
By m lab

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Paperback (26 pages)

Libya through a Camera Lens (A photographic journey through Libya)
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With more then 40 photographs we tell a journey through Libya. Our focus is on the documentary side of the images to show the unknown side of Libya. All photos are well documented with stories and background information.
Lonely Planet Libya
By Anthony Ham

Brand: Lonely Planet Publications
Paperback (288 pages)

Lonely Planet Libya
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Covering the splendours of the Sahara, from rock art, isolated lakes, mud-brick towns and magnificent sand dunes, this book is the ideal companion for travel to the country. Contains a special section on Roman and Greek ruins along the Mediterranean coast, as well as a historical and cultural overview for in-flight reading.
North African Cuisine: Recipes of Algeria, Libya, Morocco, and Tunisia
By J.R. Stevens

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North African Cuisine: Recipes of Algeria, Libya, Morocco, and Tunisia
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North African Cuisine includes over 50 recipes from Maghreb region that borders on the Mediterranean Sea and comprises the countries of Algerian, Libya, Morocco, an Tunisia. You can delight in spicy stews, tangines and kabobs or the irresistible taste combinations of dishes that include healthy ingredients such as lentils, couscous or potatoes. Using ingredients that are readily available in American markets, the recipes are doable as well as delicious. Of course, one of the keys to authentic African cooking is the use of spice blends and rubs, which elevate simple cooking techniques to an excitingly varied and intense level. With a sumptuous range of dishes from soups and stews, side dishes, to entrees and desserts, this book is a wonderful introduction to North African cooking. Grad you copy of North African Cuisine now!
Libya: A Human Marketplace
By Narciso Contreras

Skira
Released: 2017-09-05
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Libya: A Human Marketplace
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This Carmignac Prize's catalogue brings together a testimony on the situation of migrants and human traffic in Libya.
 
The 7th edition of the Carmignac Photojournalism Award has been awarded to Mexican photojournalist Narciso Contreras. In the heart of post-Gaddafi Libya, Contreras lays bare an unfolding humanitarian crisis in which illegal migrants, refugees and asylum seekers are at the mercy of militias who exploit them for financial gain.  Held in detention centres for illegal migrants, they are subjected to inhumane conditions including overcrowding, lack of sanitation and vicious beatings.
Throughout this report, Contreras weaves a compelling narrative to show how, instead of being a place of transit for migrants on their way to Europe, Libya has actually become a trafficking market where people are bought and sold on a daily basis.
Sketchbook: Benghazi: "Day of Rage" through an architect's eyes
By C. Anthony Elliott AIA

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Sketchbook:   Benghazi: "Day of Rage" through an architect s eyes
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With gunfire outside his window and black smoke rolling into the sky from the nearby police station, Mr. Elliott (international architect) shares with his readers what it was like to be living and working in Benghazi, Libya before the "Day of Rage", February 17, 2011. Through his documented architectural travel blog he shares his adventures in the North African countries of Libya and Egypt. Now that six years have past since the downfall of the Gaddafi regime, he REFLECTS on his world travels and his architectural experiences.
City Maps Benghazi Libya
By James McFee

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City Maps Benghazi Libya
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City Maps Benghazi Libya is an easy to use small pocket book filled with all you need for your stay in the big city. Attractions, pubs, bars, restaurants, museums, convenience stores, clothing stores, shopping centers, marketplaces, police, emergency facilities and the list goes on and on. This collection of maps is up to date with the latest developments of the city. This city map is a must if you wish to enjoy the city without internet connection.
Libya Road Map
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Libya Road Map
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This folded tourist and road map of Libya features shaded-relief and elevation tinting. Major and minor roads are depicted along with distance in kilometers, state boundaries, airports, historical sites, oil pipelines, points of interest, tourist sites, and natural features. Includes index of placenames. Legend in 8 languages: Arabic, English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Hungarian, and Russian.

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