Basic People's Congress (country subdivision)
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Basic People's Congress Arabic: مؤتمر شعبي أساسي (Mu'tamar shaʿbi asāsi ) is the smallest administrative subdivision in Libya. Geographically it corresponds approximately to the level of a township or borough.
Under Muammar Gaddafi's Great Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya regime, political caucuses and committees of the Basic People's Congress operated at this level. Representatives from the Basic People's Congresses regulated operations at the higher shabiyah (district) level.
- Vandewalle, Dirk J. (1998) Libya since independence: oil and state-building I B Tauris, London, pp. 95-97, ISBN 1-86064-264-0
- Law, Gwillim (1999) "Libya" Administrative subdivisions of countries McFarland, Jefferson, North Carolina, p. 219, ISBN 0-7864-0729-8
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