Libya is a country that is situated in the North Africa and it is also officially known as the Great Socialist People’s Libyan Arab Jamahiriya. You will find the Mediterranean Sea on the north of Libya and on its south you will find Niger and Chad. Egypt is located on its east and it is surrounded by Tunisia and Algeria on its west. More than 4/5th of the country is desert. Libya is considered to be the seventh largest country in the world. By area, it is considered to be the fourth largest country in Africa.
Cyrenaica, the Fezzan and Tripolitania are the traditional parts of Libya. As it has huge petroleum reserves and less population, Libya has the second highest GDP (PPP) per capita in the continent of Africa. The flag of the country only has one color and that is Green. You will also not find any design or sign on its national flag.
Libya depends on its oil sector for income as the country exports oil to other nations. The income from this sector constitutes about 25% of the country’s GDP. Tourism is still growing at a slow rate. The nation is popular for its Sahara Desert landscape and Ancient Roman and Greek ruins.
The people from Libya are called Libyan.