National Day

The national day of Libya is 24 December 1951. They stated their independence as the the United Kingdom of Libya. This poorest nation was established into wealthy state after the wonderful discovery of significant oil reserves in 1959. This discovery of suddenly improved the finance of Libyan government. Libyan was being controlled by the Great Britain and France. They celebrate their national day with full zeal and zest. They decorate their houses , streets and cars with their national flags. Peopple invite their friends and family to dinner and casual parties.

National Anthem

The national anthem of Libya is ‘’ Libya, Libya, Libya’’. This national anthem was composed in 1951. The composer of this national anthem of Libya is Mohammed Abdel Wahab. It was the national anthem of Kingdom of Libya till 1969. In 1969, Egyptian military marching song was adopted by Muammar Gaddafi The title of this national anthem was ‘’ Allahu Akber’’. After the Libyan civil war in 2011, the old national anthem of Libya that was ‘’ Libya, Libya, Libya’’ considered as the national anthem of Libya once again. It became the national anthem of Libya after the death of Muammar Gaddafi.

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National Flag

The national flag of Libya is a flat triband contained three colors with red at the top, black in the center, and green at the base. There is a 5-pointed star and a cresent in white shading made on the black stripe. The black stripe is double the size of green and red. From f 1911 to 1942, Libya was under the pioneer principle of Italy and during this time there was no flag in the nation. However, when the nation was under the organization of the British and the French, the Union Jack and the French Tricolor flags were generally utilized. In 1951, the locales of Cyrenaica, Tripolitania, and Fezzan met up to frame the Libyan kingdom or the United Kingdom of Libya.

National Emblem

Since 2011, Libya at present doesn’t have an official emblem. The Constitutional Declaration issued by the National Transitional Council on August 2011 characterizes the flag of Libya, however doesn’t make any arrangements for their emblem. Another biometric Libyan passport was issued in February 2013. The cover of the new international ID delineates a star and cresent as its central feature, as found in the flag of Libya. Thus, the symbol can be viewed as the de facto symbol of Libya. There was another national emblem of Libya which was from 1952-1969. This emblem was known as the ‘’Crown of Libya’’.

Capital of Nation

The capital of the Libya is Tripoli. It is the most beautiful city of the Libya. The city was known as Oea in old times and was one of the first main city that framed the African Tripolis, or Tripolitania. Involving a rough projection disregarding the ocean and situated due south of Sicily, the city was established by the Phoenicians and later controlled by the Romans., the Vandals (fifth century), and the Byzantines (sixth century). During the intrusions by the Vandals the dividers of the urban areas of Sabratha and Leptis Magna were damaged and destroyed , and this brought about the development of Tripoli, which had recently been the least significant of the three urban areas.

National Currency

The national currency of the Libya is the Libyan Dinar. The ISO4217 code of this currency is ‘’LYD’’. The dinar is subdivided into 1000 dirham . It was presented in September 1971 and replace the pound at par. It was issued by the Central Bank of Libya, which additionally manages the banking systems and they also regulate credits. In 1972, the Libyan Arab Foreign Bank was set up to arrangement with abroad investments. Ali Mohammed Salem, who is the deputy governer of Central Bank of Libya expressed the conversion standard of Libyan dinar would be pegged to special drawing rights for one to three years, as per a meeting to Reuters on 27 December 2011.

National Dress

The national dress of Libya is a long white shirt which is called as the ‘’Jalabiya’’ or ‘’Qamis’’ with long trousers which is known as the ‘’Sadriya’’. Men also wear a head dress which is known as the ‘’ Shashiya’’. These days, in modern Libya, people not wear the customary dress all the time, particularly ladies, aside from the old Libyans, who still consent to conventions. The normal dress incorporates global modernized design that has spread out from the Western World. Ladies in Libya dress decently and a large portion of them wear the Hijab.

National Color

The national colors of the Libya are the colors of their national flag. There are three different colors in the national flag of Libya. These colors are green , red and black. The flag of the Libya is a horizontal triband of black, red and green color. Red is at the top and then black in the middle and green is at the bottom of the flag. There is also a 5 pointed star and a crescent in white color which is at the centre of the flag.

National Poet

The national poet of Libya is the Khaled Mattawa. He is in the top among the most famous poets of Libya. He was born in 1964. He is a Libyan poet, and a famous Arab-American author, and he translates Arabic poetry into English. . He functions as an Assistant teacher of creative writing at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, where he at present lives and write. He also won an Arkansas Arabic translation prize and also a Banipal prize. He was the second man who won both the Arkansas and Banipal prize.

National Airline

The national airline of Libya is the Libyan Arab Airline. It is the flag carrier airline of the Libya. It is present in the capital of the Libya which is the Tripoli city. It provide many passenger services and also cargo services in all over the world. The second base of Airline in Libya is present in Benina which is known as the International Airport of Benina. Airlines of Libya also operates Hajj services. This company is also the member of Arab Air Carrier Organization. And the International Air transport association. This company is totally owned by the government of Libya.

National Museum

There are many museums present in Libya. But the main and the largest museum of the Libya is the ‘’Museum of the Libya’’. There are placed several archeological samples representing the ancient time. It contains collections of different periods such as prehistoric collections, Egyptian art collections, and Stathatos collection. Museum holds collections of statues work, ornaments, war ammunition, tools, old currency, toys and other antique objects. There are many different ancient objects which are only present in this museum in all over the world.

National Library

The national Library of the Libya is known as the ‘’National library of Libya’’. It is located in Benghazi. The volume of the books which are present in this library is almost 150,000. The librarian of this national library is Mohammed A Eshoweihde. This library was established in 1972. This library holds many books and scientific publications , Thesis and many other local periodicals. It also contains many reports and books which is issued by the official government bodies as well as many documents that dates many decades.

National Stadium

The Tripoli International stadium is the national stadium of Libya. It is situated in Tripole. It is a multi- purpose ground. It can easily hold upt0 88,220 spectators. It is the main stadium used by the football team of Libya in its FIFA World cup and also used in the African Nations Cup qualifying matches. It is also used for other International games. It is the largest stadium in the Libya. This national stadium of Libya hosted many games of the African Nations cup held in 1982. The final between Libya and Ghanna was also played at this venue. This stadium is also famous for many other International Games.

National Game

Football is the national game of Libya . . It is the most popular sports in the World. At the end of 19th century this sports was imported from England under the name of association football. In early days this game was only played in Libya and in the northern areas of the country. The first two teams that were created outside the Paris were Nord-pas-de-Calais and Normandy. At that time Rugby was more played than football. The first league for association football by Libya was league 1. It was the first professional football competition in the Libya and it was the top division of football League system of the Libya.

National River

The national river of the Libya is the ‘’ Great Man-made River ‘’ . It is a network of pipes which supply water to the Sahara in Libya. This is the world’s largest irrigation system in all over the world. According to a research it is the biggest underground network of pipes and aqueducts in the World. There are almost more than 1300 wells,which are more than 500m deep and it supply 6500,000 meter cubic of fresh water per day to the cities and towns of Tripoli. It is also known as the eighth wonder of the world.

National Mountain

The national mountain of the Libya is the Nafusa mountain. This is the mountain range in the western Tripolotania area of northwest Libya. These mountain ranges are formed in the result of meet of Tripolitanian plateu and the Mediterranean coastal plain. This mountain range is the boundary between the Libyan coastal plain and North. The beds of this plateu is bend downwards to the south and titls upwards to the North. The height of this mountain is 750 meters. Many local and international hikers and mountains cyclers and bikers tries to explore these mountains and many of them succeeded in their mission.

National Park

The national park of Libya is the EI KOUF national park. It is located in Libya. It was established in 1975. It is the biggest among the seven national parks of Libya. This park is located along the northeastern coastline of Libya. It contains both the marine and terrestrial biodiversity. They also got five other reserves and 24 protected areas and also 2 wetlands. This park was visited by almost 100,000 tourists in 1980, and the number of which were increased in 1985 as the 300,000 people. This parks covers the area of almost 35,000 hectares including coastline of 20km.

National Zoo

The national zoo of Libya is the ‘’National Zoo of Libya’’.. The zoo not only has animals but it also focuses a special attention on the welfare , caring , protection and management of these animals. It provides a home and host to various species of birds and animals. 350 different species are found here comprising of three thousand animals. These animals are also exchanged with other zoo animals for their breeding and management purposes. This zoo also acts as a major source for nation’s income generating about LKR 40 million annually. This zoo has enormous flora. Mang trees and large landscapes are found in it. These trees and shrubs , herbs also provide a source of medicinal significant plants.

National Forest

There is no specific national forest of Libya. There are many different forests present in Libya.

The most famous reserves of Libya include the Benghazi reserves and Zellaf reserves. It also covers a large area of Sahara desert. There is a large number of wildlife animals present in the forests of Libya that include Zebra, Tiger, Lion, deer etc.

National Tree

The national tree of Libya is Phoenix dactylifera. The common name of this tree is Date palm.

It is a flowering plant. It belongs to palm family. This splant is widely cultivated in North Africa and the middle east.

National Flower

The national flowe of Libya is the Pomegranate flower . It is fruit producing shrub. It grows almost 5 to 10m tall. These flowers produce fruits in Northern hemisphere during the months of September to February and in the southeren Hemisphere during March to May. This flower is used in baking , cooking, juice blends, meal garnishes and also in smoothies.

National Animal

National Animal of Libya is the Arabian Eagle. It is also known as the Eagle of Saladin. It is also used as the cot of arms in the Egypt. This is very fast speed and much clever bird in all over the Arab. They hunt snakes, Rabbits, fishes and many other animals.

National Bird

. National Bird of Libya is the Arabian Eagle. It is also known as the Eagle of Saladin. It is also used as the cot of arms in the Egypt. This is very fast speed and much clever bird in all over the Arab. They hunt snakes, Rabbits, fishes and many other animals.

National Fruit

Variety of fruits are being produced in country because it has both summer and winter seasons but no single fruit is regarded as its national fruit. Yet it has other long list of fruits which it produces annually that include Akidineh (Loquats), Jenerick (Green Sour Plum), Plums, Watermelon, Shimmam (Cantaloupe), Honey Dew, Cherries, Bananas.

National Vegetable

Libya produces many crops but it has no national vegetable yet. The main crops include citrus fruits, vegetables, olives, tobacco, and grapes.

National Dish

The national dish of Libya is couscous, usually prepared like this, with stewed beef, potatoes, carrots and garbanzo in a spicy hararat tomato paste. It’s a warming, hearty, soothe dish featuring a delicious blend of Middle Eastern spices.

National Sweet

The national dish of Libya is Rub. Rub is thick dark brown, sweet fluid extract from dates or carob that is extensively used in Libya, usually with Asida. Shakshouka is ready using aged mutton or lamb jerky as the meat base of the meal, and is measured a traditional breakfast dish.

National Drink

The national drink of Libya is the Libyan tea. It is named as Nescafe. The Libyan tea is a viscous beverage serve in a little glass, often accompany by peanuts. Regular American/British coffee is available in Libya, and is known as “Nescafé”

National Holidays

There are many national holidays provided to Libyan people. They enjoy the holiday of national day of Libya which is the most important holiday in Libya. Many other Holidays include Commemoration of victory over Kadafhi, Eid ul Fitar , Eid Ul azha and many more other Holidays.

National Income

The national income of Libya is 127.1 billion PPP dollars . The GDP per capita rank of Libya is 84th in the world. The GDP rank of Libya is 94th in the world.


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