Sabha Governorate

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Location of Sabha Governorate within Libya

Sabha Governorate (Sebha Governorate[1]) was one of the governorates (muhafazah) of Libya from 1963 to 1983. It was formed from part of Fezzan. Its capital was Sabha.[2] In 1970, it had a population of around 97,000.[3]


  1. ^ United States Department of State (1970) U.S. Department of State fact book of the countries of the world Crown Publishing, New York, page 404, OCLC 164829948
  2. ^ Fisher, Morris (1985) Provinces and provincial capitals of the world (second edition) Scarecrow Press, Metuchen, New Jersey, page 88, ISBN 0-8108-1758-6
  3. ^ United States, Department of the Army (1973) Libya (Department of the Army pamphlet) Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. page 60

Coordinates: 27°46′N 15°40′E / 27.767°N 15.667°E / 27.767; 15.667