An Ubari oasis lake, with native grasses and Date palms.
|District||Wadi al Hayaa|
|Elevation||1,535 ft (468 m)|
|Time zone||UTC + 2|
Ubari or Awbari (Arabic: أوباري) is a Berber-speaking oasis town and the capital of the Wadi al Hayaa District, in the Fezzan region of southwestern Libya. It is in the Libyan section of the Sahara Desert. It was the capital of the former Baladiyah (district) called Awbari, in the southwest of the country.
Ubari is in the Targa valley, lying between the Messak Sattafat plateau and Idhan Ubari erg sand dunes and lakes. Native plants include wetland grasses at the natural spring fed lakes' shorelines, and the native Saharan Date palm (Phoenix dactylifera)
2011 Libyan civil war
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