Libya is a country located in Northern Africa. There are 6 countries (Algeria, Chad, Egypt, Niger, Sudan, Tunisia) that Libya shares its borders with. The official language of Libya is Arabic. Traveling across Libya if English is your first (and only) language may be difficult due to language barriers.
In the EF English Competency Index (EF EPI), which assesses the language proficiency of non-native speaking countries, Libya was ranked 108th out of 100 countries in 2021.
The national currency in Libya is Libyan dinar (LYD). The dinar ( د.ل) is subdivided into 100 dirham.
With today’s currency rate, 1 EUR is worth 5.13 LYD and 1 USD is worth 4.78 LYD.
1 dinar5 dinars10 dinars20 dinars50 dinars
0.25 dinar0.5 dinar50 dirhams100 dirhams
Check with your bank before your trip to find out if there are any fees for using your card abroad. Some banks do not charge fees when you use a foreign ATM or pay in foreign currency, but others may charge a fixed cost for each transaction or allow a limited number of free withdrawals. The travel card provided by Wise.com, Revolut or Monose might be an excellent option to cut down on transaction fees.
Ookla® Speedtest The average fixed internet speed in Libya is 15.9 Mbps and mobile is 21.03 Mbs.The global average is 150.61 Mbps and 97.08 Mbps respectively.
ATM Density It may be difficult to locate an ATM in Libya.3.59 ATMs per 100,000 people.The global average is 41.24.
SIM Registration No data available.
There are 4 socket types used in Libya. Type C is a popular socket type throughout Europe (except the United Kingdom), Russia, and certain Asian countries. Type D is not very common around the world, so it might be a good idea to check if your electronics need an adapter.
The sockets’ shapes and voltage differ from country to country and a travel plug adapter may be required. Portable devices, such as phones, notebooks or tablets, usually handle the entire range of voltages used across the world (110-240V).
What hotel chains are present in Libya?
There are no Mariott hotels in Libya.
There are no Hilton hotels in Libya.
There are no IHG hotels in Libya.
What fast food chains are present in Libya?
The McDonald’s chain does not operate in Libya.
The KFC chain does not operate in Libya.
The Burger King chain does not operate in Libya.
What is the weather like in Tripoli?
Weather data for Tripoli (capital city) by Open-Meteo.com
Railways There are no passenger trains available.
Subway Systems There is no subway system in any city.
Taxi Apps Unfortunately neither Uber nor Bolt are available in Libya.
Emergency phones in Libya
Smoking & Alcohol
Smoking ban Smoking is prohibited in all public areas excluding entertainment and restaurants.
Cananbis legality Both recreational and medicinal use of cannabis is prohibited.