Libya international travel guide

Landscape view of Libya

Libya πŸ‡±πŸ‡Ύ

Libya is part of Africa with main city at Tripoli. It's usually 🌀️ 14.69 °C in Libya with a rainfall of 🌧 5.55 mm. Internet speed in Libya is on average 0.7 Mbps. In Libya you drive on the right side. Its Developing country with a population of 6M people. The main currency is Libyan Dinar. The languages spoken are Arabic. Automatic teller machines are rare in Libya. Current travel safety advice is Do not travel. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
πŸ‘ Developing Β  🌀️ ~14.69 Β°C Β  🌧 ~5.55 mmΒ  πŸ‘¨β€πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘¦β€πŸ‘¦ 6M people

Advice

πŸ›‘οΈ Travel safety

Do not travel

We've reviewed our travel advice for Libya. We haven't changed our level of advice: Do not travel to Libya due to ongoing fighting, unstable security, and the high threat of terrorist attack and kidnapping. See Safety and Travel

issued date: November 4, 2019

Weather

🌀️ Temperature

🌧 Rainfall

General

πŸ”Œ Sockets

Libya uses 230V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C and Type L.

🌐 Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are Arabic

Money

πŸ’± Currencies Used

Libya uses the Libyan dinar (symbol: ?.?), code LYD.Banknotes come in denominations of 50, 20, 10, 5 and 1 dinars. Dinar is subdivided into 1000 dirhams. Coins come in denominations of 500, 250, 100 and 50 dirhams.

🏧 ATMs

Automatic teller machines are rare in Libya. Your best bet is to look for them in large cities and community places.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM β€” your standard magnetic card will work fine.

Calling

πŸ“‘ Internet

Internet speed in Libya is on average 0.7 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Libya is very low. It's quite hard to find one.

πŸ“± Phones

You can buy a SIM card for about 16.18 LYD, which includes 1 GB of data plan. You can choose from 2 telecoms: Al Madar or Libyana. Libya uses GSM mobile networks . If you don't want to buy SIM card in Libya upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.

πŸ“ž Calling

To call Libya, dial +, then 218 (the country code for Libya), then the area code (without the initial 0) and the local number. For local calls within Libya, start with the area code (with the initial 0). In the case above area code is 21 .

Driving

πŸ›£οΈ Road rules

In Libya you drive on the right side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick). Unless otherwise posted, the speed limits for cars and motorcycles are as follows: 130 km/h (80 mph) on motorways, 130 km/h (80 mph) on expressways and 50 km/h (31 mph) in all built-up areas.

πŸ†˜ Emergency

Police

115

Ambulance

113

Fire department

110

Useful Information
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Last updated: February 12, 2020