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General Information

The official language of Libya is Arabic.

The national currency of Libya is Libyan dinar (LYD).

1 LYD equals  .
equals  LYD.

Location

Libya

The distance from to Libya is miles or km. The estimated travel time is .

Climate and Travel Season

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Safety

The U.S. Department of State strongly advises U.S. citizens to not travel to Libya! Do not travel to Libya due to crime, terrorism, civil unrest, kidnapping, and armed conflict. Click here for the full travel advisory and further information by the U.S. government.

Your travel destination belongs to the 20 countries with the highest criminality. Always remember to be careful.

The criminality index of Libya is 61. A higher number means more criminality.

Dial 1515 to call the police in Libya.

LGBT

Libya has a score of -11 in the SPARTACUS Gay Travel Index. Libya ranks #190 worldwide.

Same-sex sexual relations are criminalized in Libya. Penalties include fines or jail time.

Travel Vaccinations

All travelers to Libya should be up-to-date on the following vaccines:

  • Measles
  • Routine vaccines

Moreover, the following travel vaccines/medicines are recommended because there is a risk of these diseases in Libya:

  • Hepatitis A
  • Typhoid

The following vaccines/medicines might be needed depending on where and how long you are staying. Please consult your doctor.

  • Hepatitis B
  • Rabies
  • Yellow Fever
Visa Information

A visa might be required to travel to this country.

Make sure your passport is valid for your intended period of stay. Some countries even require your passport to be valid for six months beyond the intended date of departure.

Power Plugs

You likely need a power plug adapter in Libya to use your electronic devices from .

The voltage in Libya differs from the voltage in . You may need a voltage converter to be able to use your devices.

In Libya, the standard voltage is 127 V and the frequency is 50 Hz. The following power plugs are used:

  • Type C
  • Type D
  • Type F
  • Type L
Weather

The temperature difference between Libya and is °F / °C. Make sure you pack the right clothes.

No precipitation throughout the week.

Date Temperature Humidity Precipitation
Fri November 08 61–85°F  /  16–30°C 57% 3%
Sat November 09 62–90°F  /  17–32°C 43% 3%
Sun November 10 63–83°F  /  17–28°C 49% 4%
Mon November 11 63–87°F  /  17–31°C 44% 6%
Tue November 12 69–88°F  /  21–31°C 19% 1%
Wed November 13 60–85°F  /  16–29°C 24% 0%
Thu November 14 55–78°F  /  13–26°C 22% 0%
Fri November 15 48–80°F  /  9–26°C 27% 0%

Sunrise and Sunset

The sun rises at 07:03 am and sets at 06:02 pm. This equates to 11.0 hours of daylight.

When the sun rises in Libya, it is in . When the sun sets in Libya, it is in .

Taxi

The average base fare for a taxi in Libya is 5.00 LYD. Every kilometer costs an additional 2.00 LYD. Every hour of waiting time costs 17.00 LYD.

Car Rental

International driving permits are recognized in Libya.

The minimum driving age is 18.

Right-hand traffic, keep to the right side of the road. Keep this in mind when renting a car!

Landmarks and Activities

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Food/Drink

The price for the recommended minimum amount of food per person per day is 17.31 LYD.

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Tipping Etiquette

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Travel Scams

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