LIBYA

historical demographical data of the administrative division


BALADÎYÂTcapitalsurface/sq.kmsurface/sq.mic1995pe1988e1984e1978c1973e1965?c1964e1954c1954c1936e1931e1911e1901e1890codecodecodepos.particularsvariants of the name
source:EWBBGL/SYSLSYHWSYGL/SYLB,SYEBDVAGWWAGISOFIPS
division 1995:
Al-Batnan151,2
Jebel Akhdar381,2
Banghâzî665,6
Al-Wosta240,6
Al-Wahat62,1
Al-Jufra39,3
Sofuljin76,4
Misrâtah488,6
Najghaza244,6
Tarâbulus1314,0
Az Zâwiyah517,4
Jebel Gharbi317,0
Fazzan314,0
TOTAL:Tarâbulus4811,9
division 1988:
BanghâzîBanghâzî150005800512,2BGnec
Al-Jabal al-AkhdarAl-Baydâ'3700014300308,3JAne
Al-Jabal al-GharbîGharyân8700033800204,3JGnw
Khalî SurtSurt376000145200382,1KSnc
Al-KufrahAl-Kufrah48400018690023,8KFse
MargibAl-Khums2900011200408,9MGnw
MarzûqMarzûq35000013510045,2MZsw
Nikât al-KhumsZuwârah10100039000196,0NKnw
SabhâSabhâ8200031700121,7SBswc
TarâbulusTarâbulus300012001083,1TRnw
TubruqTubruq8400032400110,9TBne
Wâdî al-Ha'îtAwbârî1050004050049,6WHsw
Az-ZâwiyahAz-Zâwiyah40001500326,5ZWnw
TOTAL:Tarâbulus17570006786003772,6
MUNICIPALITY:division in municipalities
AjdâbiyâAjdâbiyâ21505083031100,5AJAJLY47
AwbârîAwbârî891593442448,7AWAWLY52Ubari
Al `AzîzîyahAl `Azîzîyah169265385,1AZAZLY03
BanghâzîBanghâzî115364454485,4BABALY54Benghazi, Bengasi
DarnahDarnah213908259105,0DADALY55Darna, Derna
Al FâtîhAl Marj138575350102,8FAFALY48Fatah
GhadâmisGhadâmis707582732052,2GDGDLY56Ghadames
GharyânGharyân7762329970117,1GRGRLY57Gharian, Al Jabal al Gharbî, Jebel el Gharb, Western Mountain
Al Jabal al AkhdarAl Baydâ'70412719120,7JAJALY49Al Baydâ, Beida, Djebel Akhdar, Jebel el Akhdar
Al JufrahWaddân11812045606JUJULY05
Al KhumsAl Khums2026782149,6KHKHLY50al-Hums, Homs, Khoms
Al KufrahAl Jawf47916018500425,1KUKULY08
MarzûqMarzûq29846411523742,3MUMULY30Murzûq
MisrâtahMisrâtah2124820178,3MIMILY58Misurata
An Nuqât al KhamsZuwârah51832001181,6NKNKLY51an-Nuqât al-Hams, Nigat al Khums
SabhâSabhâ16591640676,2SBSBLY34Sebha, Sabhah
SawfajjînBanî Walîd555542144945,2SFSFLY59
Ash Shâti'Birâk1010783902646,7SHSHLY13Shati
SurtSurt5574121522111,0SUSULY60
TarâbulusTarâbulus26161010990,7TBTBLY61Tripoli
TarhûnahTarhûnah247895784,6THTHLY41
TubruqTubruq948043660494,0TUTULY42Tobruk
YafranYafran10581408573,4YAYALY62
Az ZâwiyahAz Zâwiyah40521564220,1ZAZALY53
ZlîtanZlîtan28621105101,1ZLZLLY45
TOTAL:Tarâbulus17595406793583637,5the addition of all municipalities forms the total of the country
division 1963-1973:
BALADÎYÂT
al-Baydâ'al-Baydâ'171006602161,0131,988,087,831,0necBaida, Green Mountain
al-Khumsal-Khums252009730196,0162,1136,7137,262,4nwcHoms, Homs-Kussabat
AwbârîAwbârî720000277992128,0106,631,932,0eseUbari, Al-Khalij
az-Zâwiyahaz-Zâwiyah72002780298,0247,6190,7189,0115,1nwZawia
BanghâzîBanghâzî170006564406,0337,4278,8279,7140,0necBenghazi
DarnahDarnah10260039614150,0123,084,184,036,0neDerna
GharyânGharyân15030040656136,0156,0180,9181,3nwGharian, Western Mountain
MisrâtahMisrâtah14760056988217,0177,9145,9145,566,7ncMisurata
SabhâSabhâ558900215791111,0113,047,446,754,4swSebha
TarâbulusTarâbulus27001043863,0735,1379,9376,2184,0nwTripoli
Agedabia27,7
Barce36,4
Tathuna40,6
Tobruk19,9
Zliten41,1
Zuara30,8
not divided (1954)202,7no detailed information in the source used
TOTAL:Tarâbulus17486006577602666,02290,71564,41559,41088,9
division until 1954:GL/EB, 1951EB, 1936this is the more "classical" or "colonial" division
TripolitaniaTripoli191149738031029,2746,1738,3392,6545,8523,2550,0500,0nwTripolitan, Tripolitaine
CyrenaicaBenghazi15199158684451,4391,3291,2113,7132,2190,6100,0100,0eBarca, Barka, Barqah, Cirenaica
FezzanSebha120528246536278,754,459,348,428,243,0swLibyan Sahara Territory, Fessan, Fazzân
Misurata9891438191215,9nc
Derna1117404314346,8ne
mostly consisting only of Tripolitania, Cyrenaica and Fessan
TOTAL:Tripoli17590766791831559,31191,81088,9817,4706,2713,8693,0600,0the total sum of 1890 is more realistic than the source states: 1100,0
division 1973:
BALADÎYÂTspelling according to the source
source:PM [3/85]PM
Adjdabija9162053,2
Al-Abjar479017,7
Al-Azizija127034,1
Al-Beida707059,8
Al-Djamil267032,7
Al-Djufra11741016,7
Al-Karahbulli67014,5
Al-Khums87066,9
Al-Kubba695020,5
Al-Kufra48351012,5
Al-Mardj921055,4
Al-Udjailat155027,4
Asch-Schati9716027,2
Aubari3189019,1
Az-Zahra45032,1
Az-Zawiya152072,1
Bani Walid1971019,1
Bin Djawad303708,6
Binghazi800286,9
Darna1268044,1
Djadu386017,1
Djalu1086708,0
Djanzur22030,2
Ghadamis517506,2
Gharjan466065,2
Ghat727006,9
Jafran545030,8
Kaminis850017,0
Kasr Ben Ghashir102043,7
Mislata105022,2
Misratah33270102,4
Mizdah7218011,5
Murzuk34979022,2
Nalut1330023,5
Sabha1533035,9
Sabrata58030,8
Schahhat73017,2
Sirt1679022,8
Surman79034,2
Tadjura43034,5
Tarhuna382052,7
Tripolis380550,4
Tubruk8386058,4
Tukra68010,7
Zlitan247059,0
Zuwara102015,1
TOTAL:17754702249,2

Particulars:
Dashes above vowels as diactritic marks are not correctly shown, they are poorly replaced by accent circumflex. Points or commas under consonants are not placed at all.
File created on 2001-02-20; revised on 2002-09.10; and last modified on 2004-11-26 by Jan Lahmeyer

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