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Protection & Enforcement of IPRs in Libya

State of Libya
دولة ليبيا  (Arabic)
Dawlat Lībiyā
Anthem: ليبيا ليبيا ليبيا
"Libya, Libya, Libya"
Location of Libya (dark green) in northern Africa
Location of Libya (dark green) in northern Africa
Capital
and largest city
Tripoli[1]
32°52′N 13°11′E / 32.867°N 13.183°E / 32.867; 13.183
Official languagesArabic[b]
Spoken languages
Ethnic groups
Arab-Berber 97%[2]
Others 3%[2]
Religion
97% Islam (Official)
2.7% Christianity
0.3 Others
Demonym(s)Libyan
GovernmentUnitary provisional unity government
Mohamed al-Menfi[3]
Musa Al-Koni
Abdul Hamid Dbeibeh[3]
Aguila Saleh Issa
LegislatureHouse of Representatives
Formation
c. 13th century BC
• Senussi Order founded
1837
• Independence from Italy
10 February 1947
24 December 1951
1 September 1969
2 March 1977
17 February 2011
Area
• Total
1,759,541 km2 (679,363 sq mi) (16th)
Population
• 2021 estimate
6,959,000[4] (108th)
• 2006 census
5,670,688
• Density
3.74/km2 (9.7/sq mi) (218th)
GDP (PPP)2020 estimate
• Total
$31.531 billion[5]
• Per capita
$4,746[5]
GDP (nominal)2020 estimate
• Total
$21.805 billion[5] (98)
• Per capita
$3,282[5]
HDI (2019)Increase 0.724[6]
high · 105th
CurrencyLibyan dinar (LYD)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
Driving sideright
Calling code+218
ISO 3166 codeLY
Internet TLD.ly
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  1. ^ United Nations note concerning official name: "Following the adoption by the General Assembly of resolution 66/1, the Permanent Mission of Libya to the United Nations formally notified the United Nations of a Declaration by the National Transitional Council of 3 August changing the official name of the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya to "Libya" and changing Libya's national flag."
  2. ^ The official language is simply identified as "Arabic" (Constitutional Declaration, article 1).
  3. ^ The UK and France held a joint condominium over Libya through the United Nations Trusteeship Council.

Libya

Libya, officially the State of Libya, 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 700,000 square miles, 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 three million of Libya's seven million people.