Al Murgub Destrict

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Murqub (المرقب)
Destrict
Kintra Banner o Libie Libie
Capital Al Khums
Population 432,202 (2006) [1]
Map o Libie wi Murqub destrict heichlichtit

Al Murgub (Arabic: المرقبAl Murqub), sometimes spelt Al Marqab, is ane o the destricts o Libie. Accordin tae the 2006 census, the population wis 432,202.[2] The main ceety an caipital is Al Khums. The widely visitit UNESCO Warld Heritage Steid o Leptis Magna is an aa locatit in the destrict.

In the north, Al Murgub haes a shoreline on the Mediterranean Sea. On land, it borders the follaein destricts:

In 2007 the destrict wis enlairged tae include twinty-sax Basic Fowkcongresses (tounships) o wha haed been the Tarhuna Wa Msalata Destrict.[3]

Pre-2007 extent o Al Murgub Destrict


References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Districts of Libya". statoids.com. Retrieved 27 October 2009. 
  2. 2006 population figures adjusted to include the portion that was Tarhuna Wa Msalata District, "Libya - Al Marqab" Geohive, Basic People's Congresses names in Arabic, accessed 6 September 2009
  3. شعبيات الجماهيرية العظمى – Sha'biyat of Great Jamahiriya, accessed 10 May 2009, in Arabic

Coordinates: 32°39′N 14°16′E / 32.650°N 14.267°E / 32.650; 14.267