Misrata

Misrata

Misurata /mɪzˈrɑːtə/ (Arabic: مصراتة‎, Berber: Mesrata, ⵎⴻⵙⵔⴰⵜⴰ)[4][5] is a city in the Misrata District in northwestern Libya, situated 187 km (116 mi) to the east of Tripoli and 825 km (513 mi) west of Benghazi on the Mediterranean coast near Cape Misurata. With a population of about 281,000, Misrata is the third-largest city in Libya, after Tripoli and Benghazi. It is the capital city of the Misurata District and has been called the trade capital of Libya. The harbor is at Qasr Ahmad.

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