in Tripoli, Libya
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 32.875 and 13.187 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 32° 52' 30" and E 13° 11' 14"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Dinar - LYD
- Spoken languages:
- Arabic, Italian, English
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 10:00 AM (Tuesday)
- Timezone: Africa/Tripoli
- UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 7:46 am and 6:55 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -21.232 and -159.828 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Safety Score: 5,0 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning it is not safe to travel Libya.
Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Libya. Last Update: 2019-02-18 09:03:10
Delve into Tripoli
Tripoli in Tripoli with it's 1,150,989 habitants is a city located in Libya. It's the capital of this country.
Current time in Tripoli is now 10:00 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Africa / Tripoli with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 6 airports closer to Tripoli, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Libya is Mitiga Airport in a distance of 5 mi (or 9 km), East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There are two Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Libya is Archaeological Site of Sabratha in a distance of 41 mi (or 66 km), West. In need of a room? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Al 'Aziziyah, Az Zawiyah, Gharyan, Al Khums and Zuwarah. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.
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Restoration of the Islamic Museum in Tripoli by Studio Italia Costruzioni
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Radisson Blu Hotel, Tripoli
Radisson Blu Al Mahary hotel is a landmark of its own which is located in the heart of tripoli"s exclusive diplomatic district.This outstanding and modern hotel offers extensive business &...
NTC chief arrives in Tripoli
For the first time since the uprising in Libya began, the head of the National Transitional Council has touched down in Tripoli. The arrival of Mustafa Abdel Jalil is aimed at boosting the...
Tripoli Roads 5 شوارع طرابلس
تسجيل من وسط طريق الجامعة بإتجاه باب بن غشير، ومنها إلى شارع السيدي ثم مروراً بجامع مولاي محمد والذهاب بإتجا...
Dr. Aref Ali Nayed On The Supplication of Ibn Ata'illah Al-Iskandari
Dr. Aref Ali Nayed lectures on The Supplication of Ibn Ata'illah Al-Iskandari, at the Abu Minjil Mosque in Tripoli, Libya. The lecture was held on the 23rd night of Ramadan 1433 / 11th August 2012.
Extract on false reform from Dr. Aref's lecture on Compassion and Knowledge in Islam
An Extract on False Refrom from Dr. Aref Ali Nayed lecture in Arabic on Compassion and Knowledge in Islam at the Zawiya of Sidi Al-Masri in Tripoli Libya in September 2010.
Dr. Aref Ali Nayed on Secularism and Islam: A Reply to Salem Okaley
Dr. Aref Ali Nayed speaks about secularism and Islam in Tripoli on the 29th of September 2010.
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Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
Action of 16 May 1797
The action of 16 May 1797 took place near Tripoli in present-day Libya. The Danish squadron was victorious over a Tripolitan squadron that outnumbered them in terms of the number of vessels. The result was a peace treaty between the Bey of Tripoli and Denmark.
Second Battle of Tripoli Harbor
The Second Battle of Tripoli Harbor, was a naval action during a naval blockade which took place in Tripoli Harbor in 1804. The battle is part of the First Barbary War between forces of the United States and the forces of Tripoli.
7 October Stadium
7 October Stadium is a football stadium based in center of Tripoli, Libya. The stadium holds 5,000 people and was built in 1939. It was the only football stadium in Tripoli, Libya before the June 11 Stadium was built in the 1970s. It is being used now as training ground for Al-Ittihad Club.
Gurgi Mosque is a mosque in Tripoli, Libya. It lies in the heart of old Tripoli (the medina) as part of a complex of historic buildings. The mosque is an important tourist attraction, as is the area as a whole; nearby is the Roman Arch of Marcus Aurelius. The mosque was commissioned by Mustafa Gurgi and built in 1834. Tripoli then was under Ottoman ruler Pasha Yusuf Karamanli, whose reign extended from 1795 to 1832. The Gurgi Mosque was built by the command of the naval captain Mustafa Gurgi.
Bin Ashur is a neighbourhood of Tripoli, Libya. The densely-populated area housed many diplomats and was considered to be a wealthy area. United States bombing in 1986 devastated the neighbourhood. Eiji Tanaka, the Ambassador of Japan to Libya, speculated that the U.S. bombs were intended to reach the Central Security Organization behind the Embassy of France to Libya, which received damage.
Tripoli International Fair
Tripoli International Fair, abbreviated TIF,, is an annual commercial exhibition and trade event taking place in Tripoli, Libya. It involves participants from North Africa and is organized by The General Board of Fairs (GBF). The Tripoli International Fair was founded in 1927 and is considered to be the oldest Trade Fair in Africa. The 2008 session of TIF took place between 2 and 12 April 2008.
Red Castle Museum
The Red Castle Museum or Assaraya Alhamra Museum, or Archaeological Museum of Tripoli, is Libya's national museum. Designed in conjunction with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, the museum covers 5,000 years from prehistory to the independence revolution (1953) era. It is located in Tripoli's Assaria al-Hamra or Red Castle fortress, on the promontory above and adjacent to the old-town district with medina Ghadema.
Siege of Tripoli (1551)
The Siege of Tripoli occurred in 1551 when the Ottomans besieged and vanquished the Knights of Malta in the fortress of Tripoli, modern Libya. The Spanish Habsburgs had established a fort in Tripoli in 1510 under Charles V, and remitted it the Knights in 1530. The siege culminated in a six-day bombardment and the surrender of the city on 15 August.
Action of 1 August 1801
The Action of 1 August 1801 was a single-ship action of the First Barbary War fought between the American schooner USS Enterprise and the Tripolitan polacca Tripoli off the coast of modern-day Libya. As part of Commodore Richard Dale's Mediterranean Squadron, Enterprise had been deployed with the American force blockading the Vilayet of Tripoli. Enterprise, under the command of Lieutenant Andrew Sterett, had been sent by Commodore Dale to gather supplies at Malta.
Tripoli Cathedral was a Roman Catholic cathedral in Tripoli, the capital of Libya, located on Algeria/Elgazayer Square - Maidan al Jazair /Maydan elgazayer in the city centre.
Action of 22 June 1803
The Action of 22 June 1803 was a naval battle between the United States Navy and the Tripolitan Navy during the First Barbary War. Two ships from the American squadron blockading Tripoli, the USS John Adams and the USS Enterprise, met and engaged a Tripolitan polacre along with nine gunboats. After fighting a sharp action for forty five minutes the gunboats veered off and the polacre was abandoned.
Bombardment of Tripoli (1828)
The Bombardment of Tripoli in 1828 was a naval engagement fought between the navies of Tripoli and the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies. After the Pasha of Tripoli demanded money from the Kingdom of Two Sicillies in exchange for peace, the Neapolitan government sent a squadron to Tripoli to refuse the Tripolitan demands and attempt to coerce the Tripolitans away from war.
Martyrs' Square, Tripoli
The Martyrs' Square; known as Green Square (الساحة الخضراء as-Sāḥah al-Khaḍrā’) under the Gaddafi government; Independence Square (ميدان الاستقلال Maydān al-Istiqlāl) during the monarchy; and originally known as Piazza Italia ("Italy Square") is a downtown landmark at the bay in the city of Tripoli, Libya. The main commercial center of the city surrounds the square. The Square is also a main tourist attraction in Tripoli.
Bab al-Azizia "The Splendid Gate" is a military barracks and compound, situated in the southern suburbs of Tripoli, the capital of Libya. It served as the main base for the Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi until its capture by anti-Gaddafi forces on 23 August 2011, during the Battle of Tripoli in the Libyan civil war.
Zawiyat al-Dahmani is a suburb of Tripoli, Libya. It lies between the coast to the north, and the suburb of Fashloom to the south. As of 22 February 2011, during the Libyan civil war, there were reports that it had been cordoned off by Libyan security forces. At the beginning of the Battle of Tripoli, Al Jazeera reported that Zawiyat al-Dahmani was under the opposition control.
The Fashloom district is a suburb of Tripoli, Libya. It lies inland to the south of the suburb of Zawiyat al-Dahmani, and southeast of the Martyrs' Square. It is one of the more impoverished districts of the city. On 22 February 2011, during the Libyan civil war, there were reports that it had been cordoned off by Libyan security forces. An anti-Gaddafi street protest took place in Fashloom on 7 April. Participants' faces were hidden with scarves and they held anti-Gaddafi banners.
Tripoli protests and clashes (February 2011)
The 2011 Tripoli clashes were a series of confrontations between Libyan anti-government demonstrators and forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi in the capital city of Tripoli at the beginning of the Libyan civil war. During the early days of the uprising, there was significant unrest in the city, but the city remained under the control of the government.
Tripoli Zoo is a zoological garden and botanical garden in Tripoli, Libya. Located south of Tripoli's city center adjacent to Tarabulus Zoo Park, it is a large reserve of plants, trees and open green spaces and is the country's biggest zoo.
Tarabulus Zoo Park
Tarabulus Zoo Park is a park in Tripoli, Libya, located to the south of Tripoli city center. Tripoli Zoo is in the south-west corner of the park, and the Rixos Al Nasr hotel is situated in its south-east corner. Colonel Gaddafi's Bab al-Azizia complex is situated immediately to the north-east of the park.
Battle of Tripoli (2011)
The Battle of Tripoli was a military confrontation in Tripoli, Libya, between loyalists of Muammar Gaddafi, the longtime leader of Libya, and the National Transitional Council, which was attempting to overthrow Gaddafi and take control of the capital.
Rixos Al Nasr
The Rixos Al Nasr is a five star hotel in Tripoli, Libya. Owned by the Turkish-based Rixos Hotels group, it is located in the center of Tripoli, at one corner of Tarabulus Zoo Park. Opened on the 12 March 2010, amongst its first guests was the President of Eritrea, Isaias Afewerki. The hotel has two floors built on timber, and is surrounded by a garden that backs on to Tripoli's biggest parkland. All external surfaces of the hotel building are covered with green plants.
Museum of Libya
The Museum of Libya is a museum located in Tripoli, Libya.
Royal Palace of Tripoli
The Royal Palace was the residence of the Libyan monarch in the capital city Tripoli. Another residence was the Al-Manar Palace in Benghazi, which was donated by King Idris of Libya as the first campus of the University of Libya. Another residence at Bab Zaytun was further to the east in Tobruk. It was converted into a public library after the coup d'etat of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi.
Maktab al-Nasser prison
Maktab al-Nasser prison is a prison in the Abu Salim district of Tripoli, Libya. Prior to the fall of Muammar Gaddafi's government in the 2011 Libyan civil war, it served as a prison and office of the internal security agency. Many of the prisoners held there would often be later transferred to Abu Salim prison.
Al Fateh Tower
Al Fateh Tower is a tower and skyscraper in Tripoli, in Libya. It is located in city center of Tripoli, near central business district. The building was opened in 2003.
These districts belong to Tripoli.Other districts
These are districts that are close by, but belong to a different city than Tripoli.
- Bab Ban Ghashir
- Al Dahra
- Hay Demsheq
- Al Madinah al Qadimah
- Ballouzah District
- Bab al Farnaj
- Alhadba Alkhadra
- Bab Tarhunah
- Bab al `Amrus
- Bab Ta' Jura`
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Tripoli.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
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