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Libya Travel Guide

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Libya Tourist Attractions:
Libya Archeological Sites
Libya Roman Sites
Libya Greek Sites
Libya Tripoli
Libya Sahara Desert

Libya Travel Informations and Libya Travel Guides
Libya Name
Libya Politics
Libya Foreign Relations
Libya Cooperation with Italy
Libya Human Rights

Libya Administrative Divisions
Libya Geography
Libyan Desert
Libya Economy
Libya Demographics

Libyan Education

Libyan Religion
Libya Culture
Libya Contemporary Travel
Libyan Cuisine

Libya History:
Libya Ancient Libya
Libya Phoenicians
Libya Greeks
Libya Romans
Libya Under Islam
Libya Ottoman Turks
Libya Italian Colony

United Kingdon of Libya
Modern Libya


Libya Vacation Trips

Trip Holidays Libya offers travel tips and information for top travel places and best destinations. We feature links, resources and large selection of budget airlines, chartered planes, sea cruises, ferries, travel agencies, land transports and attractions including beaches, medical tourism, retirement homes, historical and pilgrimage tours.


Libya is a country located in North Africa. Bordering the Mediterranean Sea to the north, Libya lies between Egypt to the east, Sudan to the southeast, Chad and Niger to the south, and Algeria and Tunisia to the west.

With an area of almost 1,800,000 square kilometres, 90% of which is desert, Libya is the fourth largest country in Africa by area, and the 17th largest in the world. The capital, Tripoli, is home to 1.7 million of Libya's 5.7 million people. The three traditional parts of the country are Tripolitania, Fezzan, and Cyrenaica. Libya has the highest HDI in Africa and the second highest GDP per capita of Africa, behind Equatorial Guinea. These are largely due to its large petroleum reserves and low population.

The flag of Libya consists of a green field with no other characteristics. It is the only national flag in the world with just one color and no design, insignia, or other details.


Libya Tourism

Tourism in Libya is an industry still in its infancy but one that is gradually growing. 180,000 tourists visited Libya in 2007, contributing less than 1% to the country's GDP; there were 1,000,000 day visitors in the same year. The country is best known for its ancient Greek and Roman ruins and Sahara desert landscapes. There are currently about 13,000 hotel rooms in Libya, a figure the government hopes to increase to 50,000.

Archeological Sites
Cultural tourism is arguably Libya's biggest draw as a tourism destination. There are five UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the country, three of which are classical ruins. More info about Archeological Sites...

Roman Sites
The Roman city of Sabratha lies 65 km west of the capital Tripoli. The port was established as a Phoenician trading-post around 500 BC. It later became part of the short-lived Numidian Kingdom of Massinissa before being Romanised and rebuilt in the 2nd and 3rd centuries AD. The city was badly damaged by earthquakes during the 4th century, and was rebuilt on a more modest scale by Byzantine governors. More info about Roman Sites...

Greek Sites
Although Cyrene was later incorporated into the Roman Empire, it was originally founded in 630 BC as a colony of the Greeks from the Greek island of Thera. 10 miles from Cyrene is the port of Apollonia. The city promptly became the chief town of ancient Libya and established commercial relations with all the Greek cities, reaching the height of its prosperity under its own kings in the 5th century BC. More info about Greek Sites...

Tripoli

Tripoli is the de facto capital of Libya and was once known as the "White Bride of the Mediterranean". Throughout history, the city exchanged hands many times, and several historic mosques and other sites in the medina attest to this. The Turkish and Italian colonial periods left a distinctive mark on the city's architecture. More info about Tripoli...

Sahara Desert

The Sahara desert represents more than 90% of the Libyan territories and is an important Libyan resource with many tourist attraction landmarks. This includes historic arts, agricultural, urban constructions and habitations in oases and desert lakes. More info about Sahara Desert ...


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Libya Name - Libya Politics: Foreign Relations - Cooperation with Italy - Human Rights
Libya Administrative divisions - Libya Geography: Libyan Desert - Libya Economy - Libya Demographics
Libyan Education
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Libya History: Ancient Libya - Phoenicians - Greeks - Romans - Under Islam - Ottoman Turks - Italian colony
United Kingdon of Libya - Modern Libya

Libya Tourism
Libya Tourist Attractions: Archeological Sites - Roman Sites - Greek Sites - Tripoli - Sahara Desert

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