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Great Socialist People´s Libyan Arab Jamahiriya : LIBYAN State of the Masses

Great Socialist People´s Libyan Arab Jamahiriya : LIBYAN State of the Masses

Flag or logo since 1977-11-11*
Al-Jamāhīriyyah al-´Arabiyyah al-LĪBIYYAH aš-Ša´biyyah al-Ištirākiyyah al-´Uẓmā : الجماهيرية العربية الليبية الشعبية الاشتراكية العظمى‎ (ar) UNO Member
Emblem or Symbol*

Guide Muammar Gaddafi
(ruler of LIBYA since 1969-09-01)
Capital:Tripoli - (Tarābulus)
Official languages: Arabic (ar) .


LIBYA Great Socialist People´s LIBYAN Arab Jamahiriya  (Tripoli)

27 Divisions:

AJAYLAT AJAYLAT Baladiyah  (Al Ajaylat)Local: Baladiyah AL-UJAYLAT  (Al-Ujaylat)
AJDABIYA AJDABIYA Baladiyah  (Ajdabiya)Local: Baladiyah IJDABIYA  (Ijdabiya)
AL JAMIL AL JAMIL Area  (Al Jamil)Local: Baladiyah AL-UJAYLAT  (Al-Jumayl)
AZIZIA AZIZIA Baladiyah  (El Azizia)Local: Baladiyah AL-´AZIZIYAH  (Al-´Aziziyah)
BENGHAZI BENGHAZI Baladiyah  (Benghazi)Local: Baladiyah BINGHAZI : البلدية من بنغازي (ar)  (Binghazi)
DERNA DERNA Baladiyah  (Derna)Local: Baladiyah DARNAH : بلدية درنة (ar)  (Darnah)
FATIH AL FATIH Baladiyah  (Al-Marj)Local: Baladiyah AL-FATAH  (Al-Marj)
GHADAMES GHADAMES Baladiyah  (Ghadames)Local: Baladiyah GHDAMES  (Ghdames)
GHARYAN GHARYAN Baladiyah  (Gharyan)Local: Baladiyah GHARYAN  (Gharyan)
JEBEL EL AKHDAR JEBEL EL AKHDAR Baladiyah : Green Mountains Baladiyah  (El Beida)Local: Baladiyah AL-JABAL AL-AKHDAR  (Al-Bayda´)
JUFRAH JUFRAH Baladiyah  (Waddan)Local: Baladiyah AL-JUFRAH  (Waddân)
KHOMS KHOMS Baladiyah  (Khoms)Local: Baladiyah AL-KHUMS : بلدية الخمس (ar)  (Al-Khums)
KUFRA KUFRA Baladiyah  (Al Jawf)Local: Baladiyah AL-KUFRAH : البلديه الكفرة (ar)  (Al-Jawf)
MISRATA MISRATA Baladiyah  (Misrata)Local: Baladiyah MISRATAH : بلدية مصراته (ar)  (Misratah)
MURZUK MURZUK Baladiyah  (Murzuk)Local: Baladiyah MURZAQ  (Murzaq)
NIGAT AL KHAMS NIGAT AL KHAMS Baladiyah  (Zwara)Local: Baladiyah NIGAT AL-KHAMS  (Zuwarah)
SABHA SABHA Baladiyah  (Sabha)Local: Baladiyah SABHAH : البلدية سبها (ar)  (Sabhah)
SAWFAJJIN SAWFAJJIN Baladiyah  (Bani Walid)Local: Baladiyah SAWFAJJIN : شعبية سوفاجين (ar)  (Qasr Bani Walid)
SHATI SHATI Baladiyah  (Birak)Local: Baladiyah ASH-SHATI´  (Al-Birâq)
SIRTE SIRTE Baladiyah  (Sirte)Local: Baladiyah SURT  (Surt)
TARHUNA TARHUNA Baladiyah  (Tarhuna)Local: Baladiyah TARHUNAH : البلديه ترهونة (ar)  (Tarhunah)
TOBRUK TOBRUK Baladiyah  (Tobruk)Local: Baladiyah TUBRUQ  (Tubruq)
TRIPOLI TRIPOLI Baladiyah  (Tripoli)Local: Baladiyat TARĀBULUS : بلدية طرابلس (ar)  (Tarābulus)
UBARI UBARI Baladiyah  (Ubari)Local: Baladiyah AWBARI  (Awbari)
YEFREN YEFREN Baladiyah  (Yefren)Local: Baladiyah YAFRAN  (Yafran)
ZAWIYAH ZAWIYAH Baladiyah  (Zawiyah)Local: Baladiyah AZ-ZAWIYAH  (Az-Zawiyah)
ZLITEN ZLITEN Baladiyah  (Zliten)Local: Baladiyah ZLITAN : بلدية زليتن (ar)  (Zlitan)

1 Condominium:


2 Governments or Movements in Exile

ABU ABBAS Palestine Liberation Front-ABU ABBAS Faction  (Baghdad + Beirut + Damascus) Muhammad Zaidan-Abu Abbas
NORTHERN CHAD National Government for Peace in CHAD  (Faya-Largeau + Algiers) Acheikh ibn Oumar

Military entity abroad, special or locally shared:

OKBA BEN NAFI Lybian-Soviet OKBA BEN NAFI Air Field  (Okba Ben Nafi)Local: UQBA IBN NAFI  (Uqba Ibn Nafi)

53 Organisations (or Groupings) of membership (selective)

AFRICAN BANK African Development Bank : AFDB  (Abidjan)
AFRICAN NATURE African Convention on the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources : CONVENTION ON CONSERVATION  (Algiers)
AFRICAN UNITY Organization of African Unity : OAU  (Addis Ababa)
AIR SPORTS World Air Sports Federation : WASF  (Lausanne)
APPA African Petroleum Producers´ Association : APPA  (Brazzaville)
ARAB LEAGUE League of Arab States : ARAB LEAGUE  (Tunis)
ARAB UNITY Council of Arab Economic Unity : CAEU  (Cairo)
ASIA-AFRICA Asian-African Legal Consultative Committee : AALCC  (New Delhi)
ATLANTIC TUNA International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas : ICCAT  (Madrid)
CUSTOMS Customs Cooperation Council : CCC  (Brussels)
FAO Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations : FAO Specialized Agency  (Rome)
GROUP OF SEVENTY-SEVEN Coalition of Developing Countries : GROUP OF SEVENTY-SEVEN  (New York City)
IAEA International Atomic Energy Agency : IAEA Specialized Agency  (Vienna)
IBRD International Bank for Reconstruction and Development : IBRD  (Washington-District of Columbia)
ICAO International Civil Aviation Organization : ICAO Specialized Agency  (Montreal)
ICJ International Court of Justice : ICJ  (The Hague)
IFAD International Fund for Agricultural Development : IFAD Specialized Agency  (Rome)
ILO International Labour Organization : ILO Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
IMF International Monetary Fund : IMF Specialized Agency  (Washington-District of Columbia)
IMO International Maritime Organization : IMO Specialized Agency  (London)
INTELSAT International Telecommunications Satellite Organization : INTELSAT  (Washington-District of Columbia)
INTERPOL International Criminal Police Organization : ICPO  (Saint Cloud)
ISESCO Islamic Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization : ISESCO  (Rabat)
ISLAM Organization of the Islamic Conference : OIC  (Jedda)
ISLAMIC BANK Islamic Development Bank : IDB  (Jedda)
ITU International Telecommunication Union : ITU Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
LEAGUE OF RED CROSS AND RED CRESCENT League of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies : LORCS  (Geneva)
NON-ALIGNED Non-Aligned Movement : NAM  (Harare + New York City)
NUCLEAR NON-PROLIFERATION Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty : NPT  (New York City)
OLYMPIC GAMES International Olympic Committee : IOC  (Lausanne)
OPEC Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries : OPEC  (Vienna)
OPEC FUND Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries Fund for International Development : OFID  (Vienna)
RED CROSS International Committee of the Red Cross : ICRC  (Geneva)
TOURISM World Tourism Organization : WTOO  (Madrid)
UN-HABITAT United Nations Human Settlements Programme : UN-HABITAT Specialized Agency  (Nairobi)
UNCTAD United Nations Conference on Trade and Development : UNCTAD  (Geneva)
UNDP United Nations Development Programme : UNDP Specialized Agency  (New York City)
UNEP United Nations Environmental Programme : UNEP Specialized Agency  (Nairobi)
UNESCO United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization : UNESCO Specialized Agency  (Paris)
UNHCR United Nations High Commission for Refugees : UNHCR Agency  (Geneva)
UNICEF United Nations International Children´s Emergency Fund : UNICEF Specialized Agency  (New York City)
UNIDIR United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research : UNIDIR Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
UNIDO United Nations Industrial Development Organization : UNIDO Specialized Agency  (Vienna)
UNIFEM United Nations Development Fund for Women : UNIFEM  (New York City)
UNITED NATIONS United Nations Organization : UNO  (New York City)
UNOOSA Treaty on Principles Governing the Activities of States in the Exploration and Use of Outer Space including the Moon and Other Celestial Bodies : OUTER SPACE Treaty  (Vienna)
UPEACE University for Peace : UPEACE  (Ciudad Colon)
UPU Universal Postal Union : UPU Specialized Agency  (Berne)
WFP World Food Programme : WFP  (Rome)
WHO World Health Organization : WHO Specialized Agency  (Pregny-Chambesy)
WIPO World Intellectual Property Organization : WIPO Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
WMO World Meteorological Organization : WMO Specialized Agency  (Geneva)

* The emblems shown for the subdivisions may in some cases be those of their capital.

Other Territories or Entities within the 2021's internationally recognized Country boundaries:

OKBA BEN NAFI Lybian-Soviet OKBA BEN NAFI Air Field  (Okba Ben Nafi)
Notes: aims to find the countries, territories, governments, administrative divisions and main international organisations that have existed during the 20th century.
   Current depth of investigation: . [red: country considered completed, rose: 1 level yet to complete, white: 2 levels yet to complete]
   For an idea on how was built the site, see the following documentary link of wikipedia [fr] : Modèle:Infobox

 General Internet Sources

   * Base géographique, Archives nationales d'outre-mer (FR). For the administrative divisions of the former French dependencies.
   * Centennia Historical Atlas Software, ed. Centennia (US). For Europe, North Africa and Middle East historical maps.
   * Drapeaux d'Origine & d'Inspiration Françaises - DO&IF, SFV (FR). For French colonial flags.
   * Ethnologue: Languages of the World, SIL International (US). For languages codes.
   * Flags Of The World - FOTW, Rob Raeside (CA). For the current and historic flags of the world.
   * GeoNames, Geonames (CH). Geographical names database.
   * Google Books, Google (US). Online library used for specific sources.
   * Herald Dick Magazine, Herald Dick (FR). For some current and historic arms.
   * Heraldry of the World, by Ralf Hartemink (NL). For local emblems and arms.
   * L'aménagement linguistique dans le monde, by Jacques Leclerc, University of Laval (CA). For national linguistic policies.
   * National Arms and Emblems - Past and Present, by Hubert de Vries (NL). For historic national emblems and arms.
   * Numismondo - World Printed Money Picture Catalog, by Garry Saint, Esquire (US). For national currencies.
   * Omniatlas - Interactive atlas of World History, by Rick Westera (NZ). For some geopolitical maps.
   * Perry-Castañ:eda Library Map Collection, University of Texas at Austin (US). For some historical maps.
   * Population Statistics, by Jan Lahmeyer (NL). For historical regional demographies and areas.
   * Portale Storia, by Giovanni Fontana (IT). For photos of rulers.
   * ReliefWeb, by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). For maps of some administrative divisions.
   *, by Benjamin Schemmel (DE). For photos of rulers.
   * Statoids, by Gwillim Law (US). For historical administrative subdivisions.
   * The World Factbook, ed. Central Intelligence Agency (US). For the general data and profiles of the current countries.
   * United Nations Peacekeeping, United Nations (UNO). For the United Nations Missions.
   * Vexilla Mundi, by Mello Luchtenberg (NL). For flags of the world.
   * Vexillographia, by Viktor Lomantsov (RU). For flags of Russia and Soviet Union.
   * Wikimedia Commons, Wikimedia Foundation (US). Free-use pictures.
   * Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation (US). For general data, maps, sources, pictures.
   * World Heritage Centre, (UNESCO). For the selected photos of the countries.
   * World History at KMLA, by Alexander Ganse (DE). For historical maps and links by country.
   * World Statesmen, by Ben Cahoon (US). Main source for the historical polities and their rulers.

 General Printed References

   * Atlas des empires and other books of Gérard Chaliand, ed. Payot (FR). General historical geopolitic data.
   * Atlas of the World's Languages, ed. Routledge (UK). Most complete world list of languages and dialects.
   * Flags Through the Ages and Accross the World, by Whitney Smith, ed. McGraw (US). Flags of the world.
   * Fragments d'Europe, by Michel Foucher, ed. Fayard (FR). For the post-Soviet Union polities.
   * L'État du Monde, ed. La Découverte (FR). Yearly geopolitic cover of the world.
   * Quid, by Dominique Frémy, ed. Plon (FR). Yearly encyclopedia that was useful for countries data.
   * Statoids printed version, by Gwillim Law (US). For historical administrative subdivisions.
   * The Times Atlas of the World, ed. Times Atlas (UK). Periodical atlas of the world with its supplementary list of administrative subdivisions.
   * World Christian Encyclopedia, by David B. Barrett, ed. Oxford University Press (UK). For world religious groups but also ethnological data. First inspiring source of website's look.
   * World Paper Money, ed. Krause (US). For historical currencies.

   * others are added according to the consulted entity.


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