Arabic, Libyan SpokenPrint
Libyan Vernacular Arabic, Sulaimitian Arabic, Western Egyptian Bedawi Spoken Arabic
4,000,000 in Libya (2006), increasing. Population total all countries: 4,320,500.
Widespread, especially in the north.
3 (Wider communication). De facto national working language.
Taught in primary and secondary schools. Poetry. New media. Radio programs. TV. Videos. Grammar.
Arabic script [Arab].