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A central park in Misrata
Coordinates: 32°22′39.12″N 15°05′31.26″E / 32.3775333°N 15.0920167°E / 32.3775333; 15.0920167Coordinates: 32°22′39.12″N 15°05′31.26″E / 32.3775333°N 15.0920167°E / 32.3775333; 15.0920167
Country  Libya
Region Tripolitania
District Misrata
 • Mayor Yousef Ben Yousef
Elevation[1] 30 ft (10 m)
Population (2012)
 • Total 281,000
Demonym Misratan
Time zone UTC + 2
Area code(s) 31

Misrata /mɪzˈrɑːtə/ (Arabic: مصراتة Mişrātah, Libyan Arabic: IPA: [məsˤˈrˤɑːtæ]), also known as Misurata or Misratah,[2][3] is a city in northwestern Libya. It is in the Misrata District.

With a population of 281,000, Misrata is the third largest city in Libya, after Tripoli and Benghazi.

Misrata University is in the city.

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