Tourist Information

Time
Greenwich + 2 (summer and winter )

Area: 1759540
Population: 5700000

Capital
Tripoli (Tarabulus).

Currency
Libyan Dinar, equals 1000 Dirhams
There are two denominations
The paper denomination: Quarter dinar, half dinar, one dinar, five dinars, ten dinars and twenty dinars
The metal denomination: 50 dirhams, 100 dirhams, 250 dirhams = quarter dinar

Working hours
Summer: 7:30 am to 2.30 pm
Winter : 8:00 am to 3:00 pm

Official holiday
Friday, and official feasts

Weights and gauges
Kg and meter

Electric power 220 V

Call sign 00218

Entry ports Seaports
Tripoli and Benghazi
Airports : Tripoli and Benina
Land ports : Ras-Jedir, Emsaad

Prohibited items
All alcohol is prohibited, as is the import of obscene literature, pork, pork products and any kind of food (including tinned). All goods made in Israel or manufactured by companies that do business with Israel are prohibited.

Warning
Travelling with a guide or in groups is recommended in remote areas. The regions bordering Chad and Sudan should be avoided


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