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					          Libya

Brittany Lenneman and Ellen
         Swedzinski
              Land Area
Libya-1,759,540 sq miles
Minnesota- 86,943 sq miles
                  Terrain
Libya- mostly barren with flat to undulating
  plains, plateaus, and depressions, Sahara
  Desert
Minnesota- once covered in glaciers that
  left ridges, is bordered by lake Superior, is
  mostly flat with hills
          Libya                 Minnesota
                      Climate
Libya- Mediterranean along
   the coast, dry, extreme
   desert interior
      - more than 90% of
   Libya is desert or semi
   desert
Minnesota- cold winters, hot
   summers, rain, snow,
   hail, blizzards, polar
   fronts, tornadoes, and
   thunder storms. Average
   of 12 degrees F in
   January, 74 degrees F in
   July.
              Arable land/crops
Libya
Arable land-1.03%
Crops-Wheat, barely, dives,
   dates, citrus, peanuts,
   soy beans, vegetables
Minnesota
Arable land-82.6%
Crops-Barely, corn, beans,
   peas, oats, potatoes, rye,
   soy beans, sunflowers,
   wheat
        Environment Issues
Libya
Desertification, limited fresh water
  resources, the great manmade river
  project
Minnesota
Air quality, clean water, pollution
              Challenges
Libya- need for more freedom, dictatorship
  from Mu’ammar al-Gadhafi, limited
  economic relationships, country mostly
  desert
Minnesota-converting nature, protecting
  resources, allowing population and
  economic growth, forest conservation
         Animals and Plants
Libya- sheep, goats, camel, desert fox,
  gazelle, ostriches, flamingo, hyraxes,
Minnesota-loons, eagles, trout, bears, deer,
  porcupine, wolves, turtles, snakes
          Total Population
Libya- 5,670,688 people
Minnesota- 5,019,720 people
             Languages
Libya- Arabic, Awjilan, Domari, Ghadames,
  Nafusi, Sawknah, Tamanaq, Tanaggart
Minnesota-English, Spanish, Miao, Hmong,
  German, African, Vietnamese, French,
  Chinese, Russian, Laotian
          Activities for kids
Libya- soccer, arcade games, backgammon,
  bingo, blackjack, checkers, chess, cross
  word, canasta, euchre, roulette, scrabble.
Minnesota- T.V., video games, movies,
  bowling, board games, sports, music,
  computer
Flags
 Libya’s Flag is green.
 It’s a traditional
 color of Islam


 Minnesota’s flag is royal
 Blue, with gold fringe.
 Center-state seal
 Around- wreath of state
 flower, the lady slipper.
          Life Expectancy
Libya- male-74 years
       female-79 years
       total-76 years
Minnesota- male-76
             female-81
        Tribe/ethnic group
Libya- Beber
Minnesota- Ojibwa
              Language
Berber- Tamazight
Ojibwa- Algonquian
              Population
Berber – Unknown; scattered throughout
 Libya
Ojibwa- About 140,000 people
              Way of life
Berber- they raise sheep and cattle, making
 pottery , wood carving, jewelry, and
 weaving
Ojibwa- They used to farm or hunter gather
 by the great lakes, some still do.
             Customs
Berber- Islam cultures such as Muslim
 holidays and weddings
Ojibwa- They had pow wows, moccasins,
 canoes, made maple sugar, made dream
 catchers
                Problems
Berber- fighting with Arabs for the control for
 North Africa
Ojibwa- gambling, alcohol (some),
 discrimination, unemployment; 24.8%,
 graduate; 61.4%, GDP per capita; less
 than 5,000 dollars
       THE END!!!!

Information found on- Google and
          CIA fact book

				
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