libya agriculture photo by Carsten ten Brink

Libya was governed for 42 years by Colonel Muammar Gaddafi until the revolution of 2011.Since the end of the Gaddafi regime, Libya has experienced an unstable political situation, and the new government has not yet clarified if property rights will be reformed.  The country has a population of 6.2 million, of which approximately 23% is rural.

Learn more about successes and challenges and find more detailed land governance data in Libya.

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Total population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship--except for refugees not permanently settled in the country

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