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District of Acre
نحف - נחף
Ethnically cleansed days ago

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Statistic/Fact Value
Israeli occupation date July 15, 1948
Distance from district center 23 (km) East of Acre
Elevation from the sea 350 meters
Map location Click here for map location
Israeli military operation Operation Dekel
Israeli attacking brigade Sheva' (Seventh) Brigade
Village defenders Local Palestinian militia and some Arab Liberation Army volunteers.
Village remains
after destruction by Israelis
The village has been mostly left intact by the Zionists and is currently being occupied by its original inhabitants.
Ethnically cleansing
by Israelis
Nahf was partially ethnically cleansed.
Neighboring towns Sajur, al-Bi'ana, Sayr al-Asad, Kasra, Sikhneen, and al-Rama.
Land ownership
before occupation
Ethnic Group Land Ownership (Dunums)
Arab 15,654
Jewish 0
Public 91
Total 15,745
Land usage in 1945
Land Usage Type Arab (Dunum)
Irrigated & Plantation 1,088
Area planted w/ olives 400
Planted W/ Cereal 4,571
Built up 44
Cultivable 5,659
Non-Cultivable 10,042
Usurped Land as of 1972 12,804 Dunums
Population
before occupation
Year Population
1596 585
1922 818
1931 994
1945 1,320
1948 1,247
1949 1,172
1961 1,800
1987 4,600
1995 7,311
1999 8,475
2002 9,220
2007 10,732
Number of houses In 1931 Nahf had 194 houses, in 1959 the village had 288 houses, and in 1967 the number of houses was increased to 428 houses.
Schools In 1890, the Ottomans founded in Nahf an elementary school for boys, and in 1942-1943 it became a complete elementary school. For up to date account of Nafh's educational institutions, please click here.
Religious institutions Nahf has two mosques:- the 1st is an old mosque located in the old section of the village, and the 2nd mosque , built in 1997, is known by Masjid al-Nur.
Shrines/maqams Nahf has two shrines for a couple of leaders who died while battling the Crusades. The 1st Maqam is for Muhamad Rabea' located to the north, and the 2nd for al-Shaykh Mahmoud located to the east.
Water supplies A nearby spring supplied the village with water, and in 1963 the village was connected to the local water network.
Archeological sites The village has several ancient remains from the Middle Ages, which contain mosaics, a cemetary, as well as another archeological site to the North, known as al-Shaykh Rabiah and Auba cave (from Assyrian Period).
Exculsive jewish colonies on town's lands Carmiel
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