Libya Abbreviations

LY is the abbreviation for Libya, the 16th largest country in the world. Officially State of Libya, Libya is a country located in North Africa, bordering 6 countries – Algeria, Chad, Egypt, Niger, Sudan, and Tunisia. Tripoli is the capital city of Libya. Top 10 biggest cities are Tripoli (population: 1,150,978), Benghazi (population: 650,618), Misratah (population: 386,109), Tarhuna (population: 210,686), Al Khums (population: 201,932), Az Zāwīyah (population: 200,010), Zawiya (population: 186,112), Ajdabiya (population: 134,347), Al Ajaylat (population: 130,535), and Sabha (population: 130,010).

Country Profile

  • Capital: Tripoli
  • Language: Arabic
  • Area: 1,759,541 km2
  • Population: 6,653,201
  • Currency: Libyan dinar (LYD)
  • Time zone: UTC+2
  • Calling code: 218
  • ISO 2-Letter Abbreviation: LY
  • UN 3-Letter Abbreviation: LBY
  • Internet TLD: .ly
  • State Government Website:

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List of Libya Acronyms

The most commonly used abbreviations about Libya are LY which stands for Libya and LYD which means Libyan dinar (Libya currency). In the following table, you can see all acronyms related to Libya, including abbreviations for airport, city, school, port, government, and etc.

LY: Libya

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