Geographic coordinates: 34 00 N, 9 00 E
Area: 163,610 sq km
Country ranking (in terms of size): 93
Land: 155,360 sq km
Water: 8,250 sq km
Land boundaries: 1,424km
Coastline: 1,148 km
Northern Africa, bordering the Mediterranean Sea, between Algeria and Libya.
Temperate in North with mild, rainy winters and hot, dry summers; desert in South.
Mountains in North; hot dry central plain, semiarid south merges into the Sahara.
Lowest point: Shatt al Gharsah -17m
Highest point: Jebel ech Chambi 1,544m
Petroleum, phosphates, iron ore, lead, zinc and salt.