Misrata

city in Libya

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

Misrata

مصراتة
A central park in Misrata
A central park in Misrata
Country Libya
RegionTripolitania
DistrictMisrata
Government
 • MayorYousef Ben Yousef
Elevation30 ft (10 m)
Population
 (2012)
 • Total281,000
Demonym(s)Misratan
Time zoneUTC + 2
Area code(s)31

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 clubsEdit

People from MisrataEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

Other websitesEdit

  Media related to Misrata at Wikimedia Commons