Ekistics. 1983 May-Jun;50(300):157-62.
An overview of urbanization in Libya is presented. Consideration is given to urbanization during the pre-oil era and to the discovery of oil and its implications for urbanization. Major trends and patterns identified include a rapid urban growth rate, the dominance of Tripoli and Benghazi, and the influence of the Western model of urbanization.
Keywords: Libya’s pattern of urbanization.