The Lord's Move to Africa


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Country Profile

Location: North Africa, bordering the Mediterranean Sea, between Egypt, Tunisia, and Algeria 
Geographical Size: land: 1,759,540 sq km 
Climate: Mediterranean along coast; dry, extreme desert interior Population: 6,754,507 (July 2018 est.) 
Population Growth Rate: 2.38% (2018 est.) 
Languages: Arabic (official), Italian, English (all widely understood in the major cities); Berber (Nafusi, Ghadamis, Suknah, Awjilah, Tamasheq) 
Religion: Muslim (official; virtually all Sunni) 96.6%, Christian 2.7%, Buddhist 0.3%, Hindu, less than 0.1, Jewish, less than 0.1, folk religion, less than 0.1, unafilliated 0.2%, other, less than 0.1 (2010 est.) 
Government Type: in transition 
Capital City: Tripoli (Tarabulus) 
Economy: almost entirely dependent on oil and gas exports 
GDP (Purchase power parity): $61.97 billion (2017 est.) Communications: Fixed line telephones 1,374,408 (July 2016 est.) Mobile Cellular 7,660,068 (July 2016 est.) Internet users 1,326,194 (July 2016 est.)
Information and map From CIA