Libya Political Map
Libya Country Information:
Libya is located in northern Africa. Libya is bordered by the Mediterranean Sea, Tunisia and Algeria to the west, Niger and Chad to the south, and Egypt and Sudan to the east.
Libya Bordering Countries:
Algeria, Chad, Egypt, Niger, Sudan, Tunisia
Ajdabiya, Al Bayda, Al Jawf, Al Khums, Al Marj, As Sidr, Az Zawiyah, Banghazi (Benghazi), Bani Walid, Darnah (Derna), Dirj, Ghadamis, Gharyan, Leptis Magna (Labdah), Misratah, Qaminis, Ra's al Unuf, Sabha, Surt (Sidra), Tarabulus (Tripoli), Tubruq (Tobruk), Zlitan and Zuwarah.
Al Haruj al Aswad, Al Kufrah (Kufra Oasis), Jabal as Sawda, Khalij al Bumah, Khalij Surt (Gulf of Sidra), Libyan Plateau (Ad Diffah), Mediterranean Sea, Sahra Awbari, Sahra Marzuq, Sahra Rabyanah, Sarir Kalanshiyu ar Ramli al Kabir (Sand Sea of Calanscio) and Sarir Kalanshiyu.
Libya Natural Resources:
Libya’s has fossil fuel deposits which include petroleum and natural gas. Another resource found in this country is the mineral gypsum.
Libya Natural Hazards:
Libya is subject to natural hazards, which include dust storms, sandstorms, and the hot, dry, dust-laden ghibli, which is a southern wind that lasts one to four days in the spring and fall.
Libya Environmental Issues:
The country of Libya has very limited natural fresh water resources. However, the Great Manmade River Project (the largest water development plan in the world) is being built to transfer water to the coastal cities from large aquifers under the Sahara. Another environmental issue for Libya is desertification.