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Miusrata (rarely Misrata or Misratah)
Misurata is located on the Mediterranean coast between longitude 15/6 East and Latitude 32/23 North and (6) meters at the level of sea surface.
The city is located in the interior plan on the Libyan coast at (210km)East from Tripoli, and (820km) west from Benghazi andnear the road directing south wards to Chad.
Misurata enjoys the mMediterranean climate which is wet and rainy in winter, hot and dry in summer.
Misurata City is one of the trade centers that the Phoenicians started building in the tenth century BC on the northern western part of the Libyan coast. Thus it has always been - for almost three thousand years - and still the major trade and commerce hub in Libya.
Misrata is also known for its scholars and numerous contributors to Libyan Art, Literature and academia.
The city was known in the old ages by the name of Cephale Tobactus, which means cape Misurata. It derived its importance from being on the cross roads of vital routes and amidst an agricultural area mentioned by the name of Cephale Promentium in ancient documents called Stade Somas Marcie Magna (the longest distances in the great sea) in the fourth century BC. This means that it was mentioned in those documents in a period that goes back to an era of two thousand three hundred and fifty years ago which is considered one of the oldest references in which the coastal suburb of Qasr Ahmed where the port of Misurata is located was mentioned and was found so far. The geographer Strabo described it in the first century BC that it is a high head covered with bushes forming the great gulf of Sirt. What was mentioned by Plotemeus the famous geographer in the name of the Treron Akron for it is formed of three capes from the main land springing in the sea and inhabited by the tribe Misurata. So it was named after the name of this tribe and it is the name that is given to it now, it was also known by the name Dat Arrimal (the sandy one) for it has plenty of white and yellow sand dunes.
Misurata City lies on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea 211 km East of Tripoli and 825 km west of Benghazi. The location of the city forms a mixture of a dualism of sea and sand for it is surrounded by the sea from the north and east and from the south it is surrounded by the golden sands combined with the long palm trees, the shady olives and the green plains which encircle the center of the town with its modern buildings, wide streets, large factories such as the iron and steel complex and carpets and textile factories and a number of establishments, companies and trade centers,and Free Zone.
Besides its distinguished location, which makes it a starting point for the exchange of commodities and materials with the rest of the cities of the country, Misurata enjoys a new infrastructure in the field of services such as roads, electricity and communications. It is also the seat of many national companies such as the Libyan Ports Company, Libyan Iron and Steel Company, the Libyan publishing, distribution and Advertising Company. Besides that it has branches of public and private sector banks and one locally and privately owned bank.
Misurata today is a modern prosperous city with light industries (carpets and textiles among many others) and heavy industries (iron and steel industrial complex)and Free Zone. The city has a great potential of expansion since it attracts a lot of internal immigration and is surrounded by uninhabited flat land with no obstacles. There is a port Misurata .