Overview of culture, politics, population, economics, education, religion,

This research develops a country study of Libya. General information about the country, the culture, and the people is presented. Brief synopses of Libya’s economic, political, educational, and religious histories also are presented.

General Information
The nation that today is known as Libya had no history of political independence prior to 24 December 1951 when the United Kingdom of Libya was proclaimed as the British and French relinquished their joint military administration of the country that had been established following the expulsion of Germany and Italy from the country in the 1942-1943 period (Hunter, 1995, p. 881). Tripolitania, Cyrenaica, and Fezzan, the three principal components of …