|Population||432,202 (2006) |
Murqub (Arabic: المرقب Al Murqub), sometimes spelt Al Murgub or Al Marqab or al-Morqib, is one of the districts of Libya. According to the 2006 census, the population was 432,202. The main city and capital is Khoms. The widely visited UNESCO World Heritage Site of Leptis Magna is also located in the district.
In the north, Murqub has a shoreline on the Mediterranean Sea. On land, it borders the following districts:
- "Districts of Libya". statoids.com. Retrieved 27 October 2009.
- 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
- شعبيات الجماهيرية العظمى – Sha'biyat of Great Jamahiriya, accessed 10 May 2009, in Arabic
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