Geography of Libya - Area and Boundaries

Area and Boundaries

total: 1 759 540 km²
land: 1 759 540 km²
water: 0 km²

Area - comparative: Libya is the fourth largest country in Africa, seven times the size of the United Kingdom, and slightly larger than Alaska

Land boundaries:
total: 4 383 km
border countries: Algeria 982 km, Chad 1 055 km, Egypt 1 150 km, Niger 354 km, Sudan 383 km, Tunisia 459 km

Coastline: 1 770 km

Maritime claims:
territorial sea: 12 nmi (22.2 km; 13.8 mi)
note: Gulf of Sidra closing line – 32 degrees 30 minutes north.

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