Libya History 2
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Libya History Part 2

Great Socialist People’s Libyan Arab Jamahiriya Colonel Muamar el Gaddafi took power in 1969 through a coup d’état and established a government that he defined as socialist (considered by his enemies in the West as authoritarian) known as Yamahiriyya (State of the Masses), a system of direct government where the people exercise power through direct and leading participation in decision-making (Popular […]

Libya History 1
North Africa

Libya History Part 1

The first mentions that appear of Libya in history refer to the Libyan mercenaries hired by Ancient Egypt, in the first millennium BC Hannibal Barca’s Carthaginian army will also later have these mercenaries who will constitute the strongest point of the infantry of his army on his famous expedition to the Italian peninsula through the Alps. The country’s coastal […]

Libya Economy
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Libya Geography and Economy

Geography Libya, an essentially Saharan country, and with an elevation between 200 and 600 m. Located in North Africa, between the coordinates 25 00 of North Latitude and 17 00 of East Longitude, Libya is one of the largest countries in Africa, occupying the fourth place with an area of 1,775,000 km2 and the 15th place […]

Libya State Overview
North Africa

Libya State Overview

According to HYPERRESTAURANT, Libya, in Arabic Al-Libya, is a North African nation, bounded to the north by the Mediterranean Sea, to the east by Egypt, to the southeast by Sudan, to the south by Chad and Nigeria, to the west by Algeria and to the northwest by Tunisia, made up of the ancient historical regions of Tripolitania, Cyrenaica and Fezán. The country became an Italian colony on October […]

Libya Landmarks
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Libya Sightseeing Places

Visa and entry requirements Basically, it has to be said that the visa formalities and regulations for the escort service of travel agencies in Libya are constantly in flux. Before you go to Libya, find out from the consulates (see Libya – important addresses). Passport: is generally required for travel in Libya, the passport must […]

Libya Arts and Literature
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Libya Arts and Literature

Film The country had previously not made itself known in international film contexts when it presented at the Cannes 1981 festival with the hugely lavish “Battle of Tagrift”, whose action is played in 1928 when Libyan forces fought a heroic, victorious battle against the number of superior Italian invasion troops. The film was directed by […]