Libya LIBYA

International Treaties
Berne Convention
Paris Convention
PCT
WIPO

Problems
Civil war
Crime against foreigners
Desertification
Political instability
Violence

Currency
Dinar

Dialing Code
218

Internet Domain
.ly

Libya
EDUCATION & EMPLOYMENT

Education
Basic education in Libya is free for all citizens

Employment Majority
Unknown

INDUSTRY & TRADE

Main Exports
Crude oil, refined petroleum products, natural gas, chemicals

Main Imports
Machinery, transport equipment, semi-finished goods, food, consumer products

Main Industries
Petroleum, steel, iron, food processing, textiles, cement

CULTURE

Languages
Standard Arabic

Population
5,6 million (2005 estimate)

Religion
Islam

GEOGRAPHICS & CLIMATE

Capital
Tripoli

Climate
Dry and desertlike

Neighbouring Countries
Egypt, Sudan, Chad, Niger, Algeria, Tunisia

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