Libya - General information
Region region
Capital Tripoli
Language Arabic, Berber
Currency Libyan Dinar
Population 5,670,688
Phone code 218
Cost of living in Libya
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 144 225
Food 152 249
Transportation 17 149
Communications and utilities 36 34
Clothing 21 81
Sports and leisure 23 84
Total 393 822
Accommodation in Libya USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 145
Shared room in city centre 228
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 233
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 345
Coordinates of Libya
Time Zone Africa/Tripoli
GMT +2
DST +2
Latitude 28.000000000
Longitude 17.000000000
Elevation (STRM3) 512 m.

List of largest cities in Libya

 
Tripoli Tripoli
Tripoli Tripoli
1,150,989
Benghazi Benghazi
Benghazi Banghāzī
650,629
Misratah Misratah
Misratah Mişrātah
386,120
Tarhuna Tarhuna
Tarhuna Al Marqab
210,697
Al Khums Al Khums
Al Khums Al Marqab
201,943
Az Zawiyah Az Zawiyah
Az Zawiyah Az Zāwiyah
200,000

Cost of living and prices in Libya

Restaurants
Meal Inexpensive Restaurant 1 pers. 7 USD
Meal Mid-range Restaurant 2 pers. 21 USD
Meal McMeal at McDonalds 1 pc. 6 USD
Drinks Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 9 USD
Drinks Imported Beer 0.33 liters 3 USD
Drinks Coke/Pepsi 0.33 liters 1 USD
Drinks Water 0.33 liters 0 USD
Drinks Cappuccino Portion 1 USD
Markets
Food Water 1.5 liters 1 USD
Food Loaf Bread 500 g. 0 USD
Food Eggs 12 pc. 2 USD
Food Milk 1 liter 2 USD
Food Onion 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Lettuce 1 head 1 USD
Food Rice white 1 kg. 2 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Cheese Local 1 kg. 7 USD
Meat Chicken Breasts 1 kg. 5 USD
Fruits Apples 1 kg. 3 USD
Fruits Banana 1 kg. 2 USD
Fruits Oranges 1 kg. 2 USD
Alcohol Wine, Mid-Range 1 bottle 4 USD
Alcohol Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 1 USD
Alcohol Imported Beer 0.33 liters 1 USD
Cigarettes Marlboro 1 pack 3 USD
Transportation
Public transport| One-way 1 ticket 1 USD
Public transport| Monthly Pass 1 month 21 USD
Taxi Taxi Start Start 3 USD
Taxi Normal Tariff 1 km 3 USD
Taxi Waiting 1 hour 14 USD
Fuel Gasoline 1 liter 0 USD
Automobile Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline 1 pc. 14,267 USD
Entertainment
Sport Fitness Club Fee 1 month 50 USD
Sport Tennis Court Rent 1 hour 19 USD
Rest Cinema, International Release 1 seat 4 USD
Goods
Clothing Jeans, Levis 501 1 Pair 59 USD
Clothing Summer Dress in Zara, H&M 1 pc. 48 USD
Shoes Nike Running Shoes 1 pair 77 USD
Shoes Men Leather Business Shoes 1 pair 81 USD
Accommodation
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 bedroom 431 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 bedroom 292 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 3 bedrooms 853 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 3 bedrooms 544 USD
Utilities Electricity, Heating... for 85m2 1 month 32 USD
Communication Mobile Calls 1 min. 0 USD
Communication Unlimited Internet 1 month 22 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 sq. meter 841 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 sq. meter 443 USD
Salary Disposable Salary 1 month 597 USD
Mortgage Interest Rate 1 year 6.17%
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Weather, climate, temperature by months in Libya

Season Autumn Winter Spring Summer
Month Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Year
Record high °C 45 41 37 31 30 32 38 41 43 46 45 46 46
Average high °C 31 28 23 18 17 18 21 24 27 30 31 32 25
Average temperature °C 26 23 18 14 13 14 16 19 22 26 27 27 20
Average low °C 21 18 13 9 8 9 11 14 17 20 21 22 15
Record low °C 13 6 3 0 0 0 3 4 8 12 13 15 0
Rain Days 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Fog Days 8 7 5 5 5 5 7 6 8 9 12 12 87
Thunderstorms Days 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 10
Average precipitation Mm. 8 29 33 51 45 27 20 9 3 1 0 0 226
Relative humidity % 57 57 57 59 59 57 56 55 54 54 54 56 56
Relative humidity morning % 63 62 63 63 65 64 63 59 57 57 60 62 62
Relative humidity evening % 43 44 46 47 49 45 44 41 40 40 41 42 43
Wind speed Km/h 20 20 19 21 21 22 24 25 24 23 20 20 22
Day Length Hours 13 12 11 11 11 12 12 13 14 15 14 14 13
Dew point °C 19 15 11 7 6 7 8 11 14 17 19 20 155
Growing degree-day °C 479 393 247 121 75 107 180 276 377 463 511 532 3762
Solar radiation, global Mj/m2 22 17 12 10 11 15 20 24 26 29 29 27 20
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