Arabic, Libyan SpokenPrint
Libyan Vernacular Arabic, Sulaimitian Arabic, Western Egyptian Bedawi Spoken Arabic
3,220,000 in Libya (2012 J. Leclerc), increasing. Total users in all countries: 3,564,000.
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, Naskh variant [Arab].