The Robinson LibraryTHE ROBINSON LIBRARY
The Robinson Library >> General and Old World History >> Africa
map of Libya

Libya

lib' E a, a republic in northern Africa

CONTENTS

Great Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya: Facts and Figures
Facts and Figures
Area
679,362 sq mi. Population 6,541,948. Capital Tripoli. Independence from UN Trusteeship Achieved December 24, 1951.

Libya in 1969
Libya in 1969
On September 1, 1969, a group of army captains, most of them in their late 20's, successfully ousted King Muhammad Idris al-Sanussi and established an Arab Socialist Republic.

The Robinson Library >> General and Old World History >> Africa