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Districts

The districts (sha'biyāt) of Libya according to latest census results and official estimates.

NameAbbr.NativeCapitalArea
A (km²)
Population
Census (Cf)
2006-04-15
Population
Estimate (E)
2012-01-01
LibyaLBYليبياṬarābulus1,676,1985,657,6925,363,369
Al-Buṭnān {Al-Butnan}BUالبطنانṬubruq84,996157,747164,5108499600
Al-Jabal al-AkhdarJAالجبل الاخضرAl-Bayḍā'11,429206,180209,9781142900
Al-Jabal al-GharbiJGالجبل الغربيGharyān76,717302,705307,6167671700
Al-Jifārah [Jafara] {Al-Jifarah}JIالجفارةAl-'Azīziyah2,666451,175443,768266600
Al-Jufrah [Jufra]JUالجفرةHūn139,03852,09242,71113903800
Al-Kufrah [Kufra]KFالكفرةAl-Jawf433,61148,32835,31543361100
Al-MarjMJالمرجAl-Marj13,515184,531190,0011351500
Al-Marqab [Murqub]MBالمرقبAl-Khums6,796427,886448,260679600
Al-Wāḥat (incl. Ajdābīyā) {Al-Wahat}WAالواحاتAjdābīyā108,523179,155165,18410852300
An-Nuqāṭ al-Khams {An-Nuqat al-Khams}NQالنقاط الخمسZuwārah6,089287,359292,440608900
Az-Zāwiyah [Zawiya] {Az-Zawiyah}ZAالزاويةAz-Zāwiyah2,753290,637300,894275300
Banghāzī [Benghazi] {Banghazi}BAبنغازيBanghāzī11,372674,951562,0671137200
Darnah [Derna]DRدرنةDarnah31,511162,857164,4403151100
Ghāt {Ghat}GTغاتGhāt68,48223,19923,9296848200
Marzūq [Murzuq] {Marzuq}MQمرزقMarzūq356,30878,77281,79135630800
Miṣrātah [Misrata] {Misratah}MIمصراتةMiṣrātah29,172543,129502,6132917200
Nālūt {Nalut}NLنالوتNālūt67,19193,89697,3336719100
Sabhā {Sabha}SBسبهاSabhā17,066133,206116,0161706600
Surt [Sirte]SRسرتSurt86,399141,495117,4738639900
Ṭarābulus [Tripoli] {Tarabulus}TBطرابلسṬarābulus8351,063,571940,65383500
Wādī al-Ḥayāh [Wadi al Hayaa] {Wadi al-Hayah}WDوادي الحياةAwbārī31,48576,25873,8723148500
Wādī ash-Shāṭī {Wadi ash-Shati}SHوادي الشاطئBirāk90,24478,56382,5059024400

Major Cities

 NameAdm.Population
Estimate (E)
2012-01-01
1ṬarābulusTB940,653

Contents: Cities

The population of all Libyan cities with more then 10,000 inhabitants.

There are currently no reliable population figures for cities and urban settlements in Libya available.

NameNativeAdm.Population
Census (C)
1973-07-31
Population
Census (C)
1984-07-31
Area
Ajdābīyā {Ajdabiya}أجدابياWA31,04765,2760
Al-Abyār {Al-Abyar}الأبيارBA...16,9400
Al-'Ajaylāt {Al-Ajaylat}العجيلاتNQ...28,2500
Al-'Azīziyah {Al-Aziziyah}العزيزيةJI...29,3100
Al-Bayḍā' {Al-Bayda}البيضاءJA31,79667,1200
Al-Ḥurshah {Al-Hurshah} ZA...15,8800
Al-Jawf (- Al-Kufrah)الجوفKF...17,3200
Al-JumaylالجميلNQ...21,1600
Al-Khums [Khoms]الخمسMB...38,1740
Al-MarjالمرجMJ25,16654,0100
Al-Qaṭrūn {Al-Qatrun}القطرونMQ......0
Al-QubbahالقبةDR...10,1700
Awbārī [Ubari] {Awbari}أوباريWD...9,8900
Az-Zahrā' {Az-Zahra} JI...11,7900
Az-Zāwiyah [Zawiya] {Az-Zawiyah}الزاويةZA39,38291,6030
Banghāzī [Benghazi] {Banghazi}بنغازيBA219,317446,2500
Banī Walīd {Bani Walid}بني وليدMI...28,6500
Birāk [Brak] {Birak}براكSH...19,3600
Darnah [Derna]درنةDR30,24160,9800
Ghadāmis [Ghadames] {Ghadamis}غدامسNL...6,6660
Gharyān {Gharyan}غريانJG...16,4200
Ghāt {Ghat}غاتGT...6,5090
Hūn [Houn] {Hun}هونJU...8,4400
Jālū {Jalu}جالوWA...7,8100
Marādah [Marada] {Maradah}مرادةWA...11,2800
Marzūq [Murzuk] {Marzuq}مرزقMQ...10,8290
Miṣrātah [Misrata] {Misratah}مصراتةMI42,815121,6690
Mizdah [Mizda, Mesdah]مزدةJG...11,5100
Nālūt {Nalut}نالوتNL...10,3800
Riqdālīn [Regdalin] {Riqdalin} NQ...15,5500
Sabhā [Sebha] {Sabha}سبهاSB28,71470,9050
Ṣabrātah [Sabratha] {Sabratah}صبراتةZA...30,2200
Shaḥḥāt {Shahhat}شحات‎JA...12,7100
Ṣurmān [Sorman] {Surman}صرمانZA...27,0400
Surt [Sirte]سرتSR...35,2780
Ṭarābulus [Tripoli] {Tarabulus}طرابلسTB481,295591,0620
Tarhūnah [Tarhuna] {Tarhunah}ترهونةMB...29,7500
Tāwurghā' [Tawergha] {Tawurgha}تاورغاءMI...10,5400
Ṭubruq [Tobruk] {Tubruq}طبرقBU28,06162,5000
YafranيفرنJG...18,4600
Zlīṭan [Zliten] {Zlitan}زليتنMB21,34039,9500
Zuwārah [Zuwara] {Zuwarah}زوارةNQ...21,6000