Jabal al Gharbi District

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Jabal al Gharbi (الجبل الغربي)
Country  Libya
Capital Gharyan
Population 304,159 (2006) [1]
Map of Libya with Jabal al Gharbi district highlighted

Jabal al Gharbi (Arabic: الجبل الغربي‎‎ Al Ǧabal al Gharbi, English: The Western Mountains) is one of the districts of Libya. It is named after the Nafusa Mountains. It was formed in 2007 from the former districts of Yafran, Gharyan and Mizda.[2] From 1995 to 1998 Jabal al Gharbi also existed as a Baladiyah.[1]

Jabal al Gharbi borders the following districts:


  1. ^ a b "Districts of libya". statoids.com. Retrieved 27 October 2009. 
  2. ^ شعبيات الجماهيرية العظمى – Sha'biyat of Great Jamahiriya, accessed 21 June 2009, in Arabic

Coordinates: 31°45′N 12°30′E / 31.75°N 12.5°E / 31.75; 12.5