foreign workers, desert, plains, inhabitants, coast
The indigenous population of Libya, comprising about 83 percent of the people, is mostly Berber and Arab in origin; foreign workers make up the remainder of the inhabitants. The population is unevenly distributed across the country: 88 percent live in urban areas, mostly on the coast. A small number of Libyans still live in nomadic or seminomadic groups in the plains and desert.
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