Libya

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Libya is part of:
Africa · Arab States · Middle East · Northern Africa ·
Water Basins of Libya:
Lake Chad ·
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Capital Tripoli
Neighbouring Countries Algeria, Chad, Egypt, Niger, Sudan, Tunisia
Total Area 1,759,540 km2
  - Water 0 km2 (0.00%) / 0 m2/ha
  - Land 1,759,540 km2
Coastline 1,770 km
Population 5,853,452 (3.3 inhab./km2)
HDIA 0.840 (2007)
Gini CoefficientA n/a (1995)
Nominal GDPB $108,500 million
GDP (PPP) Per CapitaB $14,900
National UN Presence FAO, UNDP, UNHCR, WHO, UNICEF, UNESCO
Land UseC
  - Cultivated Land 21,466 km2 (1.22%)
     - Arable 18,123 km2 (1.03%)
     - Permanent Crops 3,343 km2 (0.19%)
     - Irrigated 4,700 km2
  - Non cultivated km2 (98.78%)
Average Annual RainfallD 56 mm
Renewable Water ResourcesE 0.6 km3 km3
Water WithdrawalsF 4.268 km3/yr
  - For Agricultural Use 83%
  - For Domestic Use 14%
  - For Industrial Use 3%
  - Per Capita 804 m3
Population with safe access to
  - Improved Water Source 71%
     - Urban population 72%
     - Rural population 68%
  - Improved Sanitation 97%
     - Urban population 97%
     - Rural population 96%
References & Remarks
A UNDP Human Development Report
B CIA World Factbook and Wikipedia
C CIA World Factbook Country Profiles
D Aquastat - FAO's Information System on Water and Agriculture
E CIA World Factbook
F Earthtrends

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