Libya, officially the State of Libya 24 December 1951
– Coup d’état of Muammar Gaddafi 1 September 1969
– Revolution Day 17 February 2011
Area
– Total 1,759,541 km2 (17th)
679,359 sq mi
Population
– 2006 census 5,670,688 (95th)
– Per capita $5,787 (109th)
GDP (nominal) 2011 estimate
– Total $36.874 billion (84th)
– Per capita $5,691 (87th)
HDI (2011) Decrease 0.760 (high / 64th)
Currency Dinar (LYD)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
– Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Drives on the right
Calling code 218
Internet TLD .ly