Ubari or Awbari (Arabic: أوباري) is a Berber-speaking oasis town and the capital of the Wadi al Hayaa District, in the Fezzan region of southwestern Libya. It is in the Idehan Ubari, a Libyan section of the Sahara Desert.
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Germa, known in ancient times as Garama, is an archaeological site in Libya and was the capital city of the Garamantes.
Kufra or Kofra (Arabic: الكفرة Al Kufra), also spelled Cufra, is the largest district of Libya. Its capital is Al Jawf, one of the oases in Kufra basin. There is a very large oil refinery near the capital. In the late 15th century, Leo Africanus re…
Misrata Airport is an international airport in Misrata, Libya (IATA: MRA, ICAO: HLMS) which also acts as an air base and training center for the Libyan Air Force.
Waw an Namus (also spelled Wau-en-Namus, Arabic: واو الناموس - Oasis of Mosquitoes) is a volcanic field, cone and caldera in the southern Fezzan region of southern Libya.
Tripoli Cathedral (Italian: La Cattedrale di Tripoli; Arabic: كاتدرائية طرابلس) was a Roman Catholic cathedral in Tripoli, the capital of Libya, located on Algeria/Elgazayer Square - Maidan al Jazair /Maydan elgazayer in the city centre.
Bani Walid (Anglicized: /ˈbæniː wɑːˈliːd/; Arabic: بني وليد Banī Walīd, Libyan pronunciation: [ˈbæni wæˈliːd]) is a town in Libya.
Omar Al-Mukhtar University (Arabic: جامعة عمر المختار), started as an Islamic university in Bayda, Libya. It was founded in 1835 by Ali al-Sanusi of the religious group 'Kzawip Senussi' in 1961. It has grown to be a moderately religious institute a…
The Limes Tripolitanus was a frontier zone of defence of the Roman Empire, built in the south of what is now Tunisia and the northwest of Libya.
The Jebel Akhdar (Arabic: الجبل الأخضر al-Jabal al-Akhḍar, English: The Green Mountain) is a heavily forested, fertile upland area in northeastern Libya.
Bardia, or El Burdi (Arabic: البردية or البردي) is a Mediterranean seaport in the Butnan District of eastern Libya.
Sidra or Sidr (Arabic: السدر) is a port about 23 km west of Ra's Lanuf in Libya. It is Libya's largest oil depot, shipping about 447,000 barrels per day (71,100 m3/d), and gives its name to the Gulf of Sidra.
Murzuk or Murzuq (Arabic: مرزق) is an oasis town and the capital of the Murzuq District in the Fezzan region of southwest Libya.
Halfaya Pass (Arabic: مَمَرّ حَلْفَيَا translit. Mamarr Ħalfayā, known colloquially as Hellfire Pass) is located in Egypt, near the border with Libya. A 600 feet (180 m) high escarpment extends south eastwards from the Egyptian-Libyan border at the…
Jebel Uweinat (1,934 m; جبل العوينات gabal al-ʿuwaināt "mountain of sourcelets"; also spelled Jabal, Djebel Al Awaynat, Auenat, Ouenat, Ouinat, Owainat, Oweinat, Uwaynat, Uweinat, Uwenat, Uweynat etc.) is a mountain range in the area of the Egyptian…
Al Wahat (Arabic: الواحات Al Wāḥāt, English: The Oases), occasionally spelt Al Wahad or Al Wahah (English: The Oasis) is one of the districts of Libya.
Barca, also called Barce) (Greek: Βάρκη, Arabic: برقة, Berber: Berqa) was an ancient Greek colony and later a Roman and a Byzantine city in North Africa. It was in the coastal area of what is today Libya.
Zuwara /zʊˈwɑrə/ (Arabic: زوارة, Berber: Tamurt n Wat Willul) is a port city in northwestern Libya, with a population of around 180,000, famous for its beautiful beaches and abundant seafood. It is situated 102 km (63 mi) west of Tripoli and 60 km …
Zliten (Arabic: زليتن Zlītan) is a town in the Murqub District of Libya. It is located on the southern coast of the Mediterranean Sea west of the Gulf of Sidra.
Tawergha (Berber: ⵜⴰⵡⴻⵔⵖⴰ, Arabic: تاورغاء), also transliterated Tawarga, Tauorga, Taworgha, Tawurgha or Torghae, is, as of August 2012, a ghost town in Libya that is under administrative jurisdiction of the city of Misrata, which is 38 kilometers …
Sirte District (or Sirt or Surt District; Arabic: سرت Surt, pronunciation ), is one of the districts of Libya. It lies in the north of the country and borders the Gulf of Sidra. Its capital is the city of Sirte.
The Marble Arch, also Arch of the Philaeni (Italian: Arco dei Fileni), formerly known in Libya as El Gaus (i.e. "The Arch"), was a monument in Libya built during the days of Italian colonization. The arch marked the border between Tripolitania and C…
Al Abraq International Airport or Al Bayda International Airport(IATA: LAQ, ICAO: HLLQ) is an airport in the eastern Libyan city of Bayda.
El Agheila (Arabic: العقيلة) is a coastal city at the bottom of the Gulf of Sidra in far western Cyrenaica, Libya.
Apollonia (Greek: Απολλωνία) in Cyrenaica (modern Libya) was founded by Greek colonists and became a significant commercial centre in the southern Mediterranean. It served as the harbour of Cyrene, 20 km (12 mi) to the southwest.
Al Jawf (Arabic: الجوف Al Ğawf) is a town in southeastern Libya, the capital of the Kufra district in Libya.
Marj /ˈmɑrdʒ/ (Arabic: المرج Al Marǧ, English: The Meadows), also spelt El Merj, generally believed to be on the site of the ancient city of Barca or Barce, is a city in northeastern Libya and the administrative seat of the Marj District.
The Red Castle Museum or Assaraya Alhamra Museum (Arabic: متحف السرايا الحمراء), or Archaeological Museum of Tripoli, is Libya's national museum.
Jabal al Akhdar (Arabic: الجبل الأخضر al-Jabal al-Akhḍar, English: Green Mountains), also known as Jebel el-Akhdar, is one of the districts of Libya. It lies in the north east of the country.
Derna (Arabic: درنة Darnah) is one of the districts of Libya. It is in the northeast of the country, in the historical region of Cyrenaica. Its capital is Derna.
Tobruk Airport is an airport in Tobruk, eastern Libya (IATA: TOB, ICAO: HLGN).
Ptolemais (Greek: Πτολεμαΐς) was one of the five cities that formed the Pentapolis of Cyrenaica, the others being Cyrene, Euesperides (later Berenice, and now Benghazi), Tauchira/Teuchira (later Arsinoe, and now Tocra), and Apollonia (now Susa).
Hun or Houn /ˈhuːn/ (Arabic: هون Hūn) is an oasis town in the northern Fezzan region of southwest Libya.
Butnan (Arabic: البطنان Al Buṭnān) sometimes called Tubruq District or Tobruk District from the former name, occasionally Marmarica, is an administrative district (shabiyah) in eastern Libya.
Murzuq (Arabic: مرزق Murzuq) is one of the districts of Libya. It is in the south of the country. Its capital is Murzuk.
11 June Stadium (Arabic: ملعب 11 يونيو) is a multi-purpose stadium in Tripoli, Libya. It is the seventh largest stadium in Africa.