Provinces of Libya
The Provinces of Libya were prescribed in 1934, during the last period of colonial Italian Libya, and continued through post-independence Libya until 1963 when the Governorates system was instituted.<...
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Tripolitania - Documentary
At first sight, there are few traces of this ancient and legendary place in northwest Libya but it once had three great cities, Sabratha, Leptis Magna and Oe...
Cyrenaica
Cyrenaica (/saɪrɨˈneɪ.ɨkə/ SY-rə-NAY-ə-kə; Ancient Greek: Κυρηναϊκή Kyrēnaïkḗ, after the city of Cyrene; Arabic: برقة‎ Barqah;) is the eastern coastal region of Libya.Also known as Pent...
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Fezzan
Fezzan (Berber: Fezzan, ⴼⴻⵣⵣⴰⵏ, Arabic: فزان‎ Fizzān, Turkish: Fizan, Latin: Phasania) or Phazania is the southwestern region of modern Libya. It is largely desert, but broken by mou...
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Tripolitania
Tripolitania /trɨpɒlɨˈteɪniə/ or Tripolitana (Arabic: طرابلس‎ Ṭarābulus, Berber: Ṭrables, from Latin Regio Tripolitana) is a historic region and former province of Libya.Tripolitania was a ...
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Jafara
Jafara or Al Jfara (Arabic: الجفارة‎ Al Jifārah) is one of the districts of Libya, in the historical region of Tripolitania. Its capital and largest city is 'Aziziya.Jafara borders the follo...
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Qaryat Bishr
Qaryat Bishr is a Mediterranean coastal town on the Gulf of Sidra in central-northeastern Libya. It is in the Al Wahat District of the Cyrenaica region. It was in the former Ajdabiya District unti...
Fezzan Road
Fezzan Road is an asphalt road in central Libya, running from Abu Qurayn near the coast to Sabha in the Sahara Desert. It is 620 km (385 mi) long.
Fezzan Road was constructed in the earl...
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Al Hiri
Al Hiri is a town in the Al Wahat District in the Cyrenaica region of northeastern Libya. From 2001 to 2007 it was part of Ajdabiya District. Formerly (1983-1987) it was part of the Jalu District ...
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Zintan
Zintan (Arabic: الزنتان‎,: Tigharmin, meaning "small castles") is one of the biggest cities in north western Libya, situated roughly 136 kilometres (85 mi) southwest of Tripoli, in the...
Adiri
Adiri (Arabic: أدري‎ Adrī) is a town in the Wadi al Shatii district in Libya. The city has a population of 4,611 people (as of 2010).
Bardia
Bardia, or El Burdi (Arabic: البردية or البردي‎) is a Mediterranean seaport in the Butnan District of eastern Libya. It is also seldom known as Bórdi Slemán.
In Roman times the town was...
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Bin Jawad
Bin Jawad /ˌbɛn dʒəˈwɑːd/ (Arabic: بن جواد‎ Bin Jawād), also known as Bin Jawwād, Bin Quwad is a town with estimated 8,488 inhabitants in the Sirte District in Libya. It is approximately ha...
Zuwayya
The Zuwayya (Arabic: الزوية‎ Al-Zuwayya) are an independent Murabtin tribe, one of the major Arab Bedouin tribes of Cyrenaica and Fezzan, Libya.Traditionally practicing nomadic pastoralism ...
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Gaberoun
Gaberoun location in LibyaGaberoun (Arabic: قبر عون‎, alternate spelling Gaberoun, Gaber Awhn, Gabr Awhn, Gabr Own, Gabraun) is an oasis with a large lake in the Idehan Ubari desert region o...
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Calanshio Sand Sea
The Calanshio Sand Sea is a sand desert region located in the Libyan Desert, of the Kufra District in Cyrenaica, eastern Libya. It has a surface of approximately 62,000 km².This and the Egyptian ...
Mizda–Brak Road
Mizda–Brak Road is an asphalt road in west-central Libya running south from Mizda near the coast to Brak through Shuwairif.The road reduced the travel distance between Tripoli and Sabha to 780 km...
RASCO
Ras Lanuf Oil and Gas Processing Company (Rasco) is a subsidiary of the state-owned National Oil Corporation of Libya (NOC). Rasco operates the Ras Lanuf Refinery.
Ra's Lanuf is a topping and refo...
Sabratha
Sabratha, Sabratah or Siburata (Arabic: صبراتة‎), in the Zawiya District in the northwestern corner of modern Libya, was the westernmost of the "three cities" (Sabratha, Oea and Leptis Magn...
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Western Libyan Gas Project
The Western Libyan Gas Project (WLGP) is a 50-50 joint venture between the Libyan National Oil Corporation (NOC) and the Italian company Eni which came online in October 2004. By July 2007, 280 b...
Qayqab
Qayqab (also Ghoigah, Minţaqat al Qayqab, El-Ghégab, El Gaigab) is a town in the Derna District in northeastern Libya. The town is located on the northeast side of the Akhdar Mountains, south by road...
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Bayda, Libya
Bayda - Elbeida (/ˈbaɪdə/ or /ˈbeɪdə/; Arabic: البيضاء‎ Al Baiḍāʾ  listen ), also spelled Az Zāwiyah al Bayḑā’, Zāwiyat al Bayḑā’,Beida El Beida and known as Beda Littoria under I...
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Jikharra
Jikharra (إجخرة Ijkharrah) is a desert oasis town in the Al Wahat District, Cyrenaica region, in north-eastern Libya. Prior to 2007, it was in the Ajdabiya District.
Sirte District
Sirte District (or Sirt or Surt District; Arabic: سرت‎ Surt,  pronunciation ), is one of the districts of Libya. It lies in the north of the country and borders the Gulf of Sidra. ...
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Shawashina
Shawashina (Al Shawashina, Ash-Shawashinah) is a desert town in the Al Wahat District in the Cyrenaica region of northeastern Libya.It was in the former Ajdabiya District until 2007.
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Italian concentration camps in Libya
Fascist Italy maintained several concentration camps in Eastern Libya during the later phase of its occupation of that country. After the initial invasion in 1911, the Italian control over much of the...
Zizau
Zizau or Zezow is a village in the Murzuk Desert in Murzuq District in southwest Libya. It is located east of Murzuk and just to the southwest of Funqul.A good high road is said to connect Zizau to T...