Misrata

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Misrata
مصراتة
A central park in Misrata
A central park in Misrata
Country  Libya
Region Tripolitania
District Misrata
Government
 • Mayor Yousef Ben Yousef
Elevation[1] 30 ft (10 m)
Population (2012)
 • Total 281,000
Demonym(s) 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.

Football clubs[change | change source]

People from Misrata[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. Wolfram Alpha
  2. "مصراتة: Libya". Geographical Names. Retrieved 2011-02-26. 
  3. "Mişrātah: Libya". Geographical Names. Retrieved 2011-02-26. 

Other websites[change | change source]

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