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List of cities in Libya

This a list of the 100 largest populated places in Libya. Some places in the list could be considered suburbs or neighborhoods of some large cities in the list, so this list is not definitive.

Tripoli, capital of Libya
No. City Population
1 Tripoli 2,220,000[1]
2 Benghazi 1,001,000[1]
3 Misrata 350,000[2]
4 Bayda 250,000[3]
5 Zawiya 234,000
6 Zliten 200,000[4]
7 Ajdabiya 184,820
8 Tobruk 108,771
9 Sabha 103,743
10 Khoms 88,317
11 Derna 80,000[1]
12 Sabratha 80,000
13 Zuwara 75,893
14 Kufra 68,940
15 Marj 62,894
16 Tajura 60,681
17 Tarhuna 50,715
18 Sirte 48,504
19 Gharyan 46,455
20 Msallata 46,169
20 Bani Walid 43,504
21 Jumayl 39,344
22 Sorman 36,707
23 Al Gseibat 32,559
24 Shahhat 28,818
25 Ubari 27,796
26 Asbi'a 27,693
27 Jadid 27,503
28 Waddan 27,000
29 El Agheila 26,813
30 Abyar 26,600
31 Nofaliya 25,997
32 Regdalin 25,831
33 Gasr Akhyar 25,261
34 Al Qubah 24,631
35 Tawergha* 24,223
36 Al Maya 23,222
37 Murzuk 22,395
38 Brega 21,715
39 Teghsat 21,642
40 Hun 19,816
41 Jalu 18,873
42 Al Ujeilat 18,277
43 Nalut 17,146
44 Suluq 16,999
45 Shuhada' al Buerat 16,282
46 Zaltan 15,801
47 Mizda 13,809
48 Ra's Lanuf 13,130
49 Al Urban 12,600
50 Yafran 12,372
51 Ar Rayaniya 12,263
52 Umm al Rizam 12,098
53 Taucheira 11,723
54 Brak 11,638
55 Abu Ghlasha 11,179
56 Ad Dawoon 10,909
57 Teji 10,828
58 Qaminis 10,713
59 Qatrun 10,650
60 Benina 10,522
61 Kikla 10,350
62 Al Rheibat 10,080
63 Sokna 9,887
64 Massa 9,748
65 Bin Jawad 9,675
66 Umm al Aranib 9,655
67 Jadu 9,653
68 Ghadames 9,558
69 Ar Rabta 9,487
71 Ghat 9,228
72 Al Abraq 8,861
73 Sidi as Said 8,836
74 Ar Rajban 8,820
75 Awjila 8,515
76 Ras al Hamam 8,397
77 Tolmeita 8,310
78 Zella 8,202
79 Wadi Utba 8,178
80 Al Barkat 8,130
81 Martuba 8,130
82 Traghan 7,510
83 Al Hashan 7,494
84 El Bayyada 7,432
85 Qayqab 7,297
86 Mashashita 7,255
87 Bu-Fakhra 7,142
88 Musaid 7,139
89 Tacnis 7,038
90 Susa 7,038
91 Wadi Zem-Zem 6,799
92 Batta 6,754
93 Tazirbu 6,600
94 Jadid 6,598
95 Farzougha 6,564
96 Qaryat ‘Umar al Mukhtar 6,521
97 Bi'r al Ashhab 6,399

Source:Amraja M. el Khajkhaj, "Noumou al Mudon as Sagheera fi Libia", Dar as Saqia, Benghazi-2008, pp. 118-123.

  • Tawarga became a ghost city after Libyan Civil War (2011).

See also

Transliteration of Libyan placenames

References

  1. ^ a b c Libya, spiegel 2011
  2. ^ Libya: the start of the first local elections in Misurata for 40 years, BBC Arabic 2012 Feb 20
  3. ^ The New York Times, 2011 Mar 6
  4. ^ Libyan rebels advance to edge of Tripoli, trappings of Gadhafi's regime crumbling Yahoo, accessed 21 Aug 2011

External links

  • Libya: largest cities and towns and statistics of their population
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