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Libya Independence Day – December 24, 2023

Every year, Libya’s Independence Day is celebrated on December 24. In 1951, Libya received independence from France and Britain after the U.N. General Assembly voted that Libya become independent on or before January 1, 1952.

A constitution was introduced and King Idris I declared the country independent. Before this, Libya was divided between Britain and France after Italy was ousted from the country. Before Italy, Libya was being ruled by the Ottoman Empire.

Libya Independence Day – History

On December 24, 1951, Libya gained independence from France and Britain. In 1949, the U.N. General Assembly decreed that Libya become independent on or before the first day of 1952. Libya was ruled by various regimes, including the Greeks, Romans, Arabs, Ottomans, Italians, and finally, France and Britain.

Libya Independence Day – Dates

2023December 24Sunday
2024December 24Tuesday
2025December 24Wednesday
2026December 24Thursday
2027December 24Friday

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Libya Independence Day – FAQs

Who ruled Libya after Independence?

King Idris I declared independence and ruled as king.

When is Libya Independence Day observed?

Libya Independence Day is observed on December 24.


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