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Misratah in the region of Mişrātah with it's 386,120 inhabitants is a town in Libya - some 116 mi (or 187 km) East of Tripoli, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Misratah is now 03:16 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named "Africa / Tripoli" with an UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Zawiyat al Mahjub, Tripoli, Taminah, Surt, Qasr Ahmad or Birkirkara. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Qaryat Su'ud, Qaryat Sur A'rabi, Qaryat Rufaydah, Qaryat Ra's ath Thumah, Qaryat Ra's 'Ali and Az Zarruq. We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Gaddafi Bombing Civilians Today in Misra...

04:50 min ( March 19, 2011 by StillLibya4Libyans)
Views: 1,917 - Rating: 4.2/5

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Bombing of the city of Misurata [Live Bo...

04:50 min ( March 18, 2011 by 3rabTube)
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Bombing of the city of Misurata [Live Bombing] [18/03/2011] Started 7AM and it still going .... Stop The Bloodshed in Libya love You All

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14:37 min ( August 08, 2012 by freeeeelibyan)
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8 8 2012 The trial of gaddafi officials in misrata city

Heavy bombardment on Misurata port / Lib...

00:50 min ( May 04, 2011 by sam4thdimension)
Views: 1,538 - Rating: 2.33333/5

I shot this video on 1st May 2011 around 6:20am. As volunteer youth were unloading food & medicine from the aid ship, suddenly 30-40 GRAD missiles hit the port & some landed not so far from my friend ...

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Interesting facts about this location

Battle of Misrata

The Battle of Misrata, also known as the Siege of Misrata, was a battle of the 2011 Libyan civil war. It was fought between troops loyal to the government of Muammar Gaddafi, and anti-Gaddafi rebels who held Misrata, the third largest city in Libya. Following the initial stages of the uprising, the Libyan government took back most towns in the west of the country, leaving Misrata the only major city under rebel control in Tripolitania.

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Located at 32.38, 15.09 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Battles involving Libya, Battles of the Libyan civil war, Conflicts in 2011, Misrata, Sieges

9th July Stadium

The 9th July Stadium is a football stadium in Misrata, North West Libya. It was the previous home of the Libyan national team and hosted some of the country's 2006 World cup qualifiers, most notably against Cameroon, where they restricted the Indomitable Lions to a 0-0 draw. The stadium is the home of Asswehly, but also hosts matches that involve Misrata's other clubs, such as Alhiyad and Aschmooe. The stadium has a capacity of 10,000.

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Located at 32.38, 15.09 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Football venues in Libya, Misrata


Ghiran is a coastal town in Libya.

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Located at 32.38, 15.09 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Misrata District

Qasr Ahmad

Qasr Ahmad or Gasr Ahmed is a neighborhood and port in the eastern region of the city of Misrata in Libya. The neighborhood was developed to provide housing for port workers. It is approximately 15 kilometers away from Misrata's city center, and about 250 kilometres away from Tripoli, capital of Libya.

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Located at 32.38, 15.09 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in Libya, Misrata, Populated places in Misrata District, Ports and harbors of Libya, Tripolitania

Libyan Iron and Steel Company

The Libyan Iron and Steel Company (Lisco) is one of the largest iron and steelmaking companies operating in North Africa. Based in Misrata, it is subsidized and owned by the Libyan government. Muammar Gaddafi officially laid Lisco's foundation stone on 18 September 1979. In 2004, the online magazine Arab Steel ranked Lisco third among the largest Arab iron and steel companies.

More reading: Libyan Iron and Steel Company homepage
Located at 32.38, 15.09 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:Companies established in 1979, Misrata, Steel companies of Libya, Tripolitania