Zones: Timeline

ISLAMIC LIBYA (Benghazi) Rebellion Partisans of Islamic Law : Ansar Al-Sharia in LIBYA : Emir Mohamed Al-Zahawi
SOUTH LIBYA (Umbararo) RebellionDe facto Semi-Independent Tubu Front for the Salvation of Libya : SOUTH LIBYA : Issa Abdel Majid Mansur
GREEN LIBYA (Southern Ghat) Rebellion LIBYAN Popular National Movement : Khuwaildi Hamidi
LIBYA (Tripoli) UNO Member General National Congress of LIBYA [United Nations Support Mission in Libya-UNSMIL] : Mohammed Yousef El-Megarief

Other Entities with similar names

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General National Congress of LIBYA [United Nations Support Mission in Libya-UNSMIL]

Flag or logo since 2011-09-16*
Al-Mu´tamar al-Waṭanī al-‘āmm al-LIBIYYA : المؤتمر الوطني العام الانتقالي (ar) UNO Member
Emblem or Symbol*

Mohammed Yousef El-Megarief
(ruler of LIBYA since 2012-08-10)

SG Ban Ki Moon (kr)
(ruler of UNITED NATIONS since 2007-01-01)
Capital:Tripoli - (Tarābulus)
Official languages: Arabic (ar) .


LIBYA General National Congress of LIBYA  (Tripoli)

14 Divisions:

GHAT GHAT Shabiyate  (Ghat)Local: Sha´biyah GHÂT : شعبية غات (ar)  (Ghât)
JAFARAH JAFARAH Shabiyate  (El Azizia)Local: Sha´biyah AL-JFARA´ : شعبية الجفارة (ar)  (Al-´Aziziyah)
JEBEL NEFUSA JEBEL NEFUSA Region : Al-Zintan Revolutionaries´ Military Council  (Zenten)Local: Cils al-Askar al-Thoar Az-ZINTAN : مجلس العسكري لثوار الزنتان (ar)  (Az-Zintan)
JUFRAH JUFRAH Shabiyate  (Hun)Local: Sha´biyah AL-JUFARAH : شعبية الجفرة (ar)  (Hûn)
MURGUB MURGUB Shabiyate  (Khoms)Local: Sha´biyah AL-MURQUB : شعبية المرقب (ar)  (Al-Khums)
MURZUK MURZUK Shabiyate  (Murzuk)Local: Sha´biyah MURZUQ : شعبية مرزق (ar)  (Murzaq)
NALUT NALUT Shabiyate  (Nalut)Local: Sha´biyah NÂLÛT : شعبية نالوت (ar)  (Nâlût)
NUKAT AL KHAMS NUKAT AL KHAMS Shabiyate  (Zwara)Local: Sha´biyah AN-NUQAT AL-KHAMS : شعبية النقاط الخمس (ar)  (Zuwarah)
SABHA SABHA Shabiyate  (Sabha)Local: Sha´biyah SABHAH : شعبيات سبها (ar)   (Sabhah)
TRIPOLI TRIPOLI Shabiyate  (Tripoli)Local: Shab´iyaẗ ṬARĀBULUS : شعبية طرابلس (ar)  (Tarābulus)
WADI AL HAYAT WADI AL HAYAT Shabiyate  (Ubari)Local: Sha´biyah WADI AL-HAYAAT : شعبية وادي الحياة (ar)  (Awbari)
WADI AL SHATI WADI AL SHATI Shabiyate  (Adiri + Birak)Local: Sha´biyah WADI ASH-SHATI´ : شعبية وادي الشاطئ (ar)  (Adri + Al-Birâq)
WEST CYRENAICA WEST CYRENAICA Zone  (Sirte + Ras Lanuf)Local: Sha´biyah SURT : شعبية سرت (ar)  (Surt + R´as Lanuf)
ZAWIYAH ZAWIYAH Shabiyate  (Zawiyah)Local: Sha´biyah AZ-ZAWIYAH : شعبية الزاوية (ar)  (Az-Zawiyah)

2 Territories:

CYRENAICA CYRENAICA Transitional Council : Eastern Libya  (Benghazi)Local: Al-Majlis al-Intiqālī al-BARQAH : المجلس الانتقالي برقة (ar)  (Binghazi)
MISRATA MISRATA Union of Revolutionaries  (Misrata)Local: Al-Ittihad Thuwwar MISRATIH : اتحاد ثوار مصراته (ar)  (Misratah)

1 Government or Movement in Exile

NORTHERN CHAD Union of Resistance Forces : URF  (Doha + Southern Libya) Timan Erdimi

71 Organisations (or Groupings) of membership (selective)

AFRICAN BANK African Development Bank : AFDB  (Tunis)
AFRICAN NATURE African Convention on Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources : CONVENTION ON CONSERVATION  (Maputo)
AFRICAN UNION African Union : AU  (Addis Ababa + Midrand)
AIR SPORTS World Air Sports Federation : WASF  (Lausanne)
APPA African Petroleum Producers´ Association : APPA  (Brazzaville)
ARAB LEAGUE League of Arab States : ARAB LEAGUE  (Cairo)
ARAB MAGHREB UNION Arab Maghreb Union : AMU  (Algiers + Rabat)
ASIA-AFRICA Asian-African Legal Consultative Organization : AALCO  (New Delhi)
ATLANTIC TUNA International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas : ICCAT  (Madrid)
CHEMICAL WEAPONS PROHIBITION Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons : OPCW  (The Hague)
CUSTOMS World Customs Organization : WCO  (Brussels)
EASTERN AND SOUTHERN AFRICA Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa : COMESA  (Lusaka)
FAO Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations : FAO Specialized Agency  (Rome)
GLOBAL FUND The Global Fund to Fight Aids Tuberculosis and Malaria : GFATM  (Vernier-Geneva)
GREATER ARABIA Greater Arab Free Trade Area : GAFTA  (Cairo)
GROUP OF SEVENTY-SEVEN Coalition of Developing Countries : GROUP OF SEVENTY-SEVEN  (New York City)
HAGUE CONVENTION Permanent Court of Arbitration : PCA  (The Hague)
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)
IMSO International Mobile Satellite Organization : IMSO  (London)
INTER-PARLIAMENTARY UNION Inter-Parliamentary Union : IPU  (Grand Saconnex)
INTERPOL International Criminal Police Organization : ICPO  (Lyons)
ISESCO Islamic Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization : ISESCO  (Rabat)
ISLAM Organization of Islamic Cooperation : OIC  (Jeddah)
ISLAMIC BANK Islamic Development Bank : IDB  (Jeddah)
ITU International Telecommunication Union : ITU Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
LAKE CHAD BASIN Lake Chad Basin Commission : LCBC  (Ndjamena)
MEDITERRANEAN Parliamentary Assembly of the Mediterranean : PAM  (Saint Julian´s)
MIGRATION International Organization for Migration : IOM  (Geneva)
NON-ALIGNED Non-Aligned Movement : NAM  (Tehran + New York City)
NUCLEAR NON-PROLIFERATION Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty : NPT  (New York City)
NUCLEAR TEST BAN Provisional Secretariat of the Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Organization : CTBTO  (Vienna)
OHCHR Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights : OHCHR Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
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)
PELINDABA TREATY African Nuclear Weapon Free Zone Treaty : ANWFZ  (Pelindaba)
RED CROSS International Committee of the Red Cross : ICRC  (Geneva)
RED CROSS AND RED CRESCENT International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies : IFRCS  (Geneva)
SAHEL-SAHARAN STATES Community of Sahel-Saharan States : CEN-SAD  (Tripoli)
SOUTH CENTRE SOUTH CENTRE Organization  (Geneva)
STANDARDIZATION International Organization for Standardization : ISO  (Geneva)
TELECOMMUNICATIONS SATELLITE International Telecommunications Satellite Organization : ITSO  (Washington-District of Columbia)
UN WOMEN United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women : UN WOMEN  (New York City)
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)
UNFCCC United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change : UNFCCC  (New York City)
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)
UNITED NATIONS United Nations Organization : UNO  (New York City)
UNODC United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime : UNODC Agency  (Vienna)
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)
UNWTO World Tourism Organization : UNWTO Specialized Agency  (Madrid)
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 Independent or Semi-Independent Polities within the 2021's internationally recognized Country boundaries:

GREEN LIBYA LIBYAN Popular National Movement  (Southern Ghat)
ISLAMIC LIBYA Partisans of Islamic Law : Ansar Al-Sharia in LIBYA  (Benghazi)
SOUTH LIBYA Tubu Front for the Salvation of Libya : SOUTH LIBYA  (Umbararo)
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 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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