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Libya Arts and Literature

Libya Arts and Literature

LITERATURE The literature of Libya, after having known a diffusion especially with poetry during the Turkish and Italian domination with ‛A. ar-Raḥīm al-Maghbūb, A. al-Faqīh Ḥasan, M. ibn Zikrī, M. ‛A. as-Sunnī and S. al-Bārūnī, also saw prose affirm itself after the Second World War. In 1943 the foundation of the cultural association ‛O. al-Mukhtār and in 1955 the founding of the Libyan university favored the formation of a new literary generation that reflected the political situation of the country….

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Libya Guide

Libya Guide

Libya – country information Country name Libya Official name Libyan Arab People’s Socialist Jamahiriya Capital Tripoli Continent Africa Area 1,759,540 km2 Population 6,202,000 (2013) Foundation of a state 24/12/1951 The highest mountains Bette 2286 m State system a socialist-oriented state with a single political party and a single legislative and political body The biggest cities Tarabulus/Tripolis (capital) 1,550,000, Benghazi 750,000 Official language Arabic Ethnicity/National Composition Arabs/Berbers 90%, others 10% Religious affiliation Sunni Muslims 97%, others 3% Currency 1 Libyan Dinar…

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