|Capital: TripoliGovernment: Provisional Government
Chairman of the Presidential Council: Fayez al-Sarraj
- Depends primarily upon revenue from hydrocarbons, which contributes to about 95% of export earnings, 65% of GDP, and 80% of government revenue.
- Substantial revenue from the energy sector coupled with a small population give Libya one of the highest per capita GDPs in Africa.
Population: 6,754,507 (2018)
Land Size: 1.77 million sq km (685,524 sq miles)
Major Ethnic Groups:
- Berber and Arab: 97%
- Other: 3% (includes Greeks, Maltese, Italians, Egyptians, Pakistanis, Turks, Indians, and Tunisians)
- Sunni Muslim (official): 97%
- Other: 3%
- Arabic (official)