at frequent festivals, both in Libya and abroad.
A large number of Libyan television stations are devoted to
political review, Islamic topics and cultural phenomena. A number
of TV stations air various styles of traditional Libyan music.
be still in the
28% of the population not having access to safe drinking water in
Pivot irrigation in Kufra, southeast Cyrenaica.
Libya imports up to 90% of its cereal consumption requirements,
and imports of wheat in 2012/13 was estimated at a
culminating at Skhirat in Morocco in early September.
Also in 2015, as part of the ongoing support from the international
community, the UN Human Rights Council requested a report
about the Libyan situation and the High Commissioner fo
new site would be less vulnerable to attack by the United States.
The York garrison was constructed at the entrance of the
town's natural harbour, sheltered by a long sandbar peninsula.
The town's settlement formed at the eastern end of the harbour
pecially between the late 12th and early 13th centuries.
By the late 12th century, more advanced kingdoms and empires had been established in most regions of
To the east, the Maravi Empire, also spanning the vast areas of Malawi and par
more than one million in 1951 when large-scale suburbanization
began, and doubled to two million by 1971. By the 1980s, Toronto
had surpassed Montreal as Canada's most populous city and the
chief economic hub. During this time, in part owing to the politi
Further information: Ancient Libya and Libu
The name Libya ( i/lbi/ or /
lbj/; Arabic: Lb(i)y [lib(i)j] ( listen); Libyan
Arabic: [libj]) was introduced in 1934 for Itali
d region surrounding the western end of Lake Ontario that is
home to 8.7 million people, or around 26% of the
entire population of Canada. The demographics of
Toronto make it one of the world's most diverse cities, with
about 50% of reside
, believing that the
the remainder of the 19th century. The first significant population
influx occurred when the Great Irish Faminebrought a large
number of Irish to the city, some of them transient, and most of
them Catholic. By 1851, the Irish-born
is made up of
of Libya belonged predominantly to various Berber ethnic groups;
however, the long series of foreign invasions particularly
by Arabs and Turks have had a profound and lasting influence
on Libya's demographics. Today, the majority of Lib
terim Constitutional Declara
The Republic of Zambia /zmbi/ is a landlocked country in Southern Africa, neighbouring
the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the north, Tanzaniato the north-east, Malawi to the
east, Mozambique, Zimbabwe,
. There are about 60,000 Egyptian Copts in Libya. Most Copts
in Libya are Egyptian with a small minority of them native Libyans
who remained Christian after Islam came to Libya from Egypt.
There are three Coptic Churches in Libya, one in Tripoli, one
s credited with campaigns to reduce corruption and increase the standard of living. After Mwanawasa's
death, Rupiah Banda presided as Acting President before being elected President in 2008. Holding office
for only three years, Banda stepped down after hi
y Drill, the internal economy of a company, and the duties of a
company's officer. The school was retained at Confederation, in
1867. In 1868, Schools of cavalry and artillery instruction were
formed in Toronto.
In the 19th century, an
t waterfalls on the Zambezi River in 1855, naming them theVictoria Falls after Queen Victoria. He
described them thus: "Scenes so lovely must have been gazed upon by angels in their flight".
Locally the falls are known as "Mosi-o-Tunya" or "thundering smo
Between 1755 and 1855, Ethiopia experienced a period of isolation referred to as the Zemene
Mesafint or "Age of Princes". The Emperors became figureheads, controlled by warlords like Ras Mikael
Sehul of Tigray, Ras Wolde Selassie of Tigray, and
foreign migrants. Prior to the 2011 revolution official and
unofficial figures of migrant labour range from 25% to 40% of the
population (between 1.5 and 2.4 million people).
It is difficult to estimate the total number of immigrants in Libya as
e north east to south west, extended west into the heart of the plateau by the deep valley of
the Lunsemfwa River. Hills and mountains are found by the side of some sections of the valley, notably in
its north-east the Nyika Plateau (2,200 m or 7,218 ft)
When Europeans first arrived at the site of present-day Toronto,
the vicinity was inhabited by the Iroquois, who by then had
displaced the Wyandot people who had occupied the region for
centuries before c. 1500. The na
during mid-2015 at various international locations,
throughout Libya, the most important of which
are Ghadames and Kufra. Libya is one of the sunniest and
driest countries in the world due to prevailing presence of desert
is about 50 persons per km (130/sq. mi.) in the two northern
regions of Tripolitania and Cyrenaica, but falls to less than one
person per km (2.6/sq. mi.) elsewhere. Ninety percent of the
people live in less than 10% of the area, primarily along the coast
are the massifs of Arkenu, Uweinat and Kissu.
These granite mountains are ancient, having formed long before
the sandstones surrounding them.
parties in Egypt and Tunisia. It won 17 out of 80 seats that
were contested by parties, but about 60 indepen
hiopia into which EmperorYohannes IV led Ethiopia
y many European and American 'advisors', twice invaded Abyssinia but were initially defeated: once at
the Battle of Gundet losing 800 men, and then in the second invasion, decisively defeated by Emperor
Skull of Broken Hill Man discovered in present-day Kabwe.
The area of modern Zambia is known to have been inhabited by the Khoisan until around AD 300, when
migratingBantu began to settle around these areas. These early hunter-g
article: Libyan cuisine
Libyan cuisine is a vibrant fusion between the different Italian,
Bedouin and traditional Arab culinary influences. Pasta is the
staple food in the Western side of Libya, whereas rice is generally
the staple food in the east.
development. President Mohammed el-Megarif promised that
empowering the army and police force is the government's
biggest priority. President el-Megarif also ordered that all of the
country's militias must come under government authority or
h of the country known as the Lumpa Uprising led by Alice Lenshina Kaunda's first internal conflict as
leader of the nation.
Northern Rhodesia became the Republic of Zambia on 24 October 1964, with Kenneth Kaunda as the
first president. At independence, d
Toronto Transit Commission. The system now has the thirdhighest ridership of any city public transportation system in North
The Great Toronto Fire of 1904 destroyed a large section of
downtown Toronto, but the city was quickly rebuilt. The fi
Further information: Music of Libya and Libyan literature
Ancient Roman mosaic in Sabratha
Libya is culturally similar to its neighboring Maghrebian states and
is heavily influenced by Italian colonial culture. Libyans consider
themselves very much a part
Mosque in Ghadames, close to the Tunisian and Algerian border.
97% of Libyans are followers of Islam.
About 97% of the population in Libya are Muslims, most of whom
belong to the Sunni branch. Small numbers of Ibadi
Muslims, Sufis and Ahmadis also live