Libya (Arabic: ليبيا, Italian: Libia) is a country in North Africa, bordered by the Mediterranean Sea to the north, Egypt to the east, Sudan to the southeast, Chad and Niger to the south and Algeria and Tunisia to the west. The country is made of three historical regions: Tripolitania, Fezzan and Cyrenaica. With an area of almost 1.8 million square kilometers, Libya is the fourth largest country in Africa, and is the 16th largest country in the world. Libya has the 10th-largest proven oil reserves of any country in the world. The largest city and capital, Tripoli, is located in western Libya and contains over one million of Libya's six million people. The second-largest city is Benghazi, which is located in eastern Libya.
Measures of Freedom
2014: 4.42, Rank: 159, Personal Freedom: 4.27, Economic Freedom: 4.58, Democracy Index: 3.43
2014: 4.58, Rank: 158
2016: Status: Not Free, Aggregate Score: 20, Political Rights: 6, Civil Liberties: 6
Discusses the 2014 state of affairs in Libya, three years after Obama's "humanitarian intervention"
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