Skip to: Content
Skip to: Site Navigation
Skip to: Search


Libya 101: A primer on key battleground cities

- Correspondent

Map of Libya. (Rich Clabaugh/Staff)

Misratah

Misratah is Libya’s third-largest city and contains the headquarters of several major Libyan companies, such as the Libyan Iron and Steel Company. Its importance as a commercial center is second only to Tripoli, and it is a manufacturing hub as well.

Misratah is about 125 miles east of Tripoli and about 150 miles west of Sirte.


Read Comments

View reader comments | Comment on this story