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Misrata
مصراتة
A central park in Misrata
A central park in Misrata
Country  Libya
Region Tripolitania
District Misrata
Elevation 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, 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

  • Asswehly S.C. (founded 1944)
  • Alhiyad Sports Club (founded 1965)

People from Misrata

  • Daniel Bogdanović
  • Ramadan al-Swehli

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