Libya officially known as the State of Libya is a country located in North Africa. It is bordered by the Mediterranean Sea on the north, Egypt on the east, Sudan on the southeast, Chad on the south, Niger on the southwest, Algeria on the west, and Tunisia on the northwest. Tripoli is the capital and the largest city of Libya. The other major cities and towns in Libya are Benghazi, Misrata, Zawiya, Bayda, Gharyan, Tobruk, Ajdabiya, Zliten, Derna, Sabha, Khoms, Sabratha, Zuwara, Kufra, Marj, Tocra, Tarhuna, Sirte, Gharyan, Msallata, Bani Walid, Jumayl, Sorman, Shahhat, Ubari, Asbia, Jadid, Waddan, El Agheila, Abyar, Nofaliya, Regdain, etc.
The official language of the country in Libya is Arabic. The other spoken languages in Libya are Libyan Arabic, Berbers, etc. Libya is well known for its unique way of celebrating its festivals like the Ghadames Festival, Ghat Festival, Naluk Spring Festival, Zuwarah Awessu Festival, Derj Tourist Festival, Acacus Festival, Date Harvest Festivals, etc. Many foreigners or travelers also take part in the celebration and enjoy it.
The official name of the postal service in Libya is The General Posts and Telecommunications Company (GPTC). The postal service in Libya was introduced in 1984. At first, there was so much controversy over the places which were registered under the postal code office, but then slowly every region in Libya got its postal codes. The pin code is segregated in such a way that each of the postal codes is.
Libya has a total land area of 17,59,541 km2, which comes to around a total of 6,79,363 mi2. The territory of Libya is divided into three governorates which were subdivided into twenty-two districts. The names of the three governorates are Tripolitania, Fezzan, and Cyrenaica. The names of the districts are Nuqat al Khams, Zawiya, Jafara, Tripoli, Murqub, Misrata, Sirte, Benghazi, Marj, Jabal al Akhdar, Dema, Tobruk, Nalut, Jabal al Gharbi, Wadi al Shatii, Jufra, Al Wahat, Ghat, Wadi al Hayaa, Sabha, Murzuq, and Kufra. It was further subdivided into cities, municipalities, towns, and villages.
Libya has major sources of water including groundwater, lakes, rainwater, rivers, snow, soil moisture springs, streams, water, waterfall, wetlands, etc. Libya has more than three lakes and a few water bodies. Some water bodies have developed as tourist spots. Many water bodies are small in area and contain a minimum volume of water. Most of these water bodies are fresh water and very few are salt lakes.
Libya contains more than 250 named mountains. The highest peak is Bikku Bitti which is about 2,266 meters (7,434 feet) and the most prominent mountain is Gebel el Uwaynat. The other major mountains in Libya are Ra’s Magoran, Jabal al Uwaynat, Jabal Ikbar, Grei Mado, Emi Lasko, Djabal Idinin, Jabal Kaf Junun, Gebel Arkenou, etc.
Each administrative division maintains its postal code for mail delivery purposes.
Having the correct code is essential to your mail delivery.
The official name of the Libya postal service is The General Posts and Telecommunications Company (GPTC). The postal service in Libya was introduced in 1984. The territory of Libya is divided into three governorates which were subdivided into twenty-two districts.