Libya - Administrative Boundaries and Villages

Administrative boundaries

  • This dataset updates: Every year

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Data and Resources

  • Libya Admin level 0zipped shapefile (84.4K)

    Admin 0: Admin 0 boundary refers to Libya country boundary – Polygon. Update date: November 30, 2016 Source: UNITAR-UNOSAT, Libyan Bureau of Statistics

  • Libya Admin level 1zipped shapefile (88.5K)

    Admin 1: Updated by IOM’s Displacement Tracking Matrix in coordination with OCHA and Libya’s Ministry of Planning Bureau of Statistics (BSc). This dataset provides the latest GPS coordinates and both the English and Arabic spellings of the Administrative level 1 (Geodivision) of Libya. Although it is acknowledged that clarification of administrative division in Libya are still ongoing and the number of administrative areas is subject to change, the current CODs provide all partners with a common operational geographic understanding of the country. The names and boundaries of the CODs do not imply official endorsement. Update date: November 30, 2016 UNITAR-UNOSAT, Libyan Bureau of Statistics

  • Libya Admin level 2zipped shapefile (141.3K)

    Admin 2: Updated by IOM’s Displacement Tracking Matrix in coordination with OCHA and Libya’s Ministry of Planning Bureau of Statistics (BSc). This dataset provides the latest GPS coordinates and both the English and Arabic spellings of the Administrative level 2 (Region) of Libya. The original source of Libya’s Administrative level 2 referred to ex. province division known formerly as “Mintiqua”. Although it is acknowledged that clarification of administrative division in Libya are still ongoing and the number of administrative areas is subject to change, the current CODs provide all partners with a common operational geographic understanding of the country. The names and boundaries of the CODs do not imply official endorsement. Update date: November 30, 2016 UNITAR-UNOSAT, Libyan Bureau of Statistics

  • Libya Admin level 3zipped shapefile (11.5K)

    Admin 3: Updated by IOM’s Displacement Tracking Matrix in coordination with OCHA and Libya’s Ministry of Planning Bureau of Statistics (BSc). This dataset provides the latest GPS coordinates and both the English and Arabic spellings of the Administrative level 3 (Location) of Libya. Each Area is based on the Elections List of Baladiya (dated June 2015). Based on this list, there are a total of 104 municipalities in Libya. Following a revision of this list in coordination with the Ministry of Planning Bureau of Statistics during the course of the 2016, this list was revised to 100 points. It is acknowledged that clarifications of administrative divisions in Libya are still ongoing and the number of municipalities is subject to change. As such, the this list is purely operational and not meant to indicate any official endorsement of the current administrative divisions. The names and boundaries of the CODs do not imply official endorsement. Update date: November 30, 2016 UNITAR-UNOSAT, Libyan Bureau of Statistics

  • Libya Admin level 4zipped shapefile (67.9K)

    Admin 4: Updated by IOM’s Displacement Tracking Matrix in coordination with OCHA and Libya’s Ministry of Planning Bureau of Statistics (BSc). This dataset provides the latest GPS coordinates and both the English and Arabic spellings of the Administrative level 4 (Location) of Libya. Admin level 4 (locations) provides data on 667 Muhallas. A Muhalla can be one village or a small collection of villages in rural settings, whilst in urban settings it equates to a neighbourhood. As with the Baladiyas, there are some diversions about the total number of Muhallas and how they are administratively linked to the Baladiyas. Although it is acknowledged that clarification of administrative division in Libya are still ongoing and the number of administrative areas is subject to change the current CODs provide all partners with a common operational geographic understanding of the country. The names and boundaries of the CODs do not imply official endorsement. Update date: November 30, 2016 UNITAR-UNOSAT, Libyan Bureau of Statistics

  • Capitalszipped shapefile (16.8K)

    Capital of Province - Point. World Cities represents the locations of major cities of the world,, Data source ESRI, Global Discovery 2007

  • Libya Geodatabase Follow-up Methodology 2017.pdfPDF (257.5K)

    This document is a continuation to the methodology implemented to update Libya’s Common Operational Dataset (COD) This follow-up document presents how IOM Libya developed and double-checked in coordination with the Ministry of Planning Bureau of Statistics (BSC) and UNOCHA Libya’s Common Operational Dataset (CODs).

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Source UNITAR-UNOSAT, Libyan Bureau of Statistics, WFP, and Global Logistics Cluster, International Organisation for Migration (IOM)
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Date of Dataset Nov 30, 2016
Expected Update Frequency Every year
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Updated by IOM’s Displacement Tracking Matrix in coordination with OCHA and Libya’s Ministry of Planning Bureau of Statistics (BSc).

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