With a total area of 1.775.500 km², Libya ranks 4th in Africa and 17th worldwide in terms of the area. (Area wise Germany and France together have an area of 900.819 km ²).
1.500.000 km ² of the total area of Libya are covered by Sahara sand. This means that the area of Libya is 2/3 Sahara and 1/3 steppe. The Mediterranean coastal strip is the most populous in Libya.
In winter, temperatures range between 5 and 25 °C. Rainfall is regular. During the summer season, the cost comes under the influence of the desert. Thus, the temperature ranges between 20 °C and 50 °C. Rainfall is rare.
The humidity of the Libyan Desert amounts to 5-10% and the maximum temperature of the soil reach 70 °C.
|Coordinate:||10º O – 25º O / 20º N – 33º N|
|Area :||1759540 km²|
|Countries and Borders||Algeria: 982 km,
Chad: 1.055 km,
Egypt: 1.115 km,
Niger: 354 km,
Sudan: 383 km,
Tunisia: 459 km
|Lowest point:||Sabkhat Ghuzayyil -47 m|
|Highest point:||Bikku Bitti 2,267 m|