Libya Country Code +218

Country calling code +218

Alpha-2 Code LY

Alpha-3 Code LBY


About Libya

Libya (/ˈlɪbiə/ (About this soundlisten); Arabic: ليبيا‎, romanized: Lībiyā), officially the State of Libya (Arabic: دولة ليبيا‎, romanized: Dawlat Lībiyā), is a country in the Maghreb region in North Africa, bordered by the Mediterranean Sea to the north, Egypt to the east, Sudan to the southeast, Chad to the south, Niger to the southwest, Algeria to the west, and Tunisia to the northwest. The sovereign state is made of three historical regions: Tripolitania, Fezzan and Cyrenaica. With an area of almost 1.8 million square kilometres (700,000 sq mi), Libya is the fourth largest country in Africa, and is the 16th largest country in the world. Libya has the 10th-largest proven oil reserves of any country in the world. The largest city and capital, Tripoli, is located in western Libya and contains over one million of Libya's six million people. The second-largest city is Benghazi, which is located in eastern Libya. The Latin name Libya is based on the name the region west of the Nile (Λιβύη) used by the Ancient Greeks and Romans for all of North Africa, and was again adopted during the period of Italian colonization beginning in 1911...


Libya Statistics

  • LAT/LONG: 26°20'18"N / 17°16'7"E
  • CAPITAL: Tripolis
  • POPULATION: 6,843,329
  • AREA: 1,759,540 Km2
  • GDP: $38,107,728,083
  • TELEPHONES: 814,000
  • INTERNET HOSTS: 17,926
  • INTERNET USERS: 353,900

How to Call Libya from the US (or Canada)

Trying to call Libya from the U.S. (or Canada)? These simple dialing directions will help you:

  • First dial 011, the U.S. (or Canada) exit code.
  • Next dial 218, the country code for Libya.
  • Then dial the area code (1–3 digits — please see a sample calling code list below)
  • and finally the phone number (5–7 digits).

Travel in Libya

  • LANGUAGES: Arabic (official), Italian, English (all widely understood in the major cities); Berber (Nafusi, Ghadamis, Suknah, Awjilah, Tamasheq)
  • CURRENCY: Dinar (LYD)
  • ELECTRICITY:

    Type D Old British plug

    • Mainly used in India
    • 3 pins
    • Grounded
    • 5 A
    • 220 – 240 V
    • Socket compatible with plug type D (partial and unsafe compatibility with C, E & F)

    Type L Italian 3-pin

    • Used almost exclusively in Italy & Chile
    • 3 pins
    • Grounded
    • 10 A & 16 A
    • 220 – 240 V
    • 10 A socket compatible with plug types C & L (10 A version) / 16 A socket compatible with plug type L (16 A version)

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