Libya became an independent kingdom in 1951.

In 1969, a military coup overthrew King Idris I, beginning a period of sweeping social reform.

  • Libya has largest boundary with Egypt which is approximately 1115 km.
  • Libya has shortest boundary with Niger which is approximately 354 km.
  • The largest export partner of Libya is Italy.
  • The largest import partner of Libya is China.
  • There are 21 seaports in Libya.

Tourist Attraction#

Tuareg tribesmen lead an expedition along a centuries-old Sahara trade route.

National Facts#

  • The national dishes of Libya are Bazeen, Usban etc,

Usban., Foto: 2014, Touzrimounir Wikicommons
Foto: 2014, Touzrimounir Wikicommons, under CC BY-SA 4.0


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