Population of Cities in Libya (2018)
Libya has 1 cities with more than a million people, 13 cities with between 100,000 and 1 million people, and 28 cities with between 10,000 and 100,000 people. The largest city in Libya is Tripoli, with a population of 1,150,989 people.
Tripoli was founded in the seventh century BC by the Phoenicians.
Benghazi is the second most populous city in Libya and the largest in Cyrenaica.
Misratah is the capital city of the Misrata District and has been called the trade capital of Libya.
Tarhuna was known as al-Boirat during the nineteenth to mid-twentieth century
Al Khums was probably founded by a group of local Berbers (and probably Phoenicians) sometime around 1000 BC.
Az Zawiya has a shoreline bordering the Mediterranean Sea.
Zawiya is a city in northwestern Libya.
Ajdabiya is divided into three Basic People's Congresses: North Ajdabiya, West Ajdabiya and East Ajdabiya.