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Welcome To Danna
District of Baysan
دنه - דנה
Ethnically cleansed days ago

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Statistic/Fact Value
Israeli occupation date May 28, 1948
Distance from district center 13 (km) North of Baysan
Elevation from the sea 100 (meters)
Map location See location number #4 on the map
Israeli military operation Gidion Operation
Israeli attacking brigade Golani Brigade
Exodus Cause Expulsion by Jewish troops
Village remains
after destruction by Israelis
In September 1948, the village was completely destroyed and only house rubble left behind.
Ethnically cleansing
by Israelis
Danna inhabitants were completely ethnically cleansed.
Land ownership
before occupation
Ethnic Group Land Ownership (Dunums)
Arab 5,177
Jewish 206
Public 1,231
Total 6,614
Land usage in 1945
Land Usage Type Arab (Dunum) Jewish (Dunum)
Irrigated & Plantation 14 0
Planted W/ Cereal 5,132 206
Built up 15 0
Cultivable 5,146 206
Non-Cultivable 1,247 0
Population
before occupation
Year Population
1596 28
1922 176
1931 149
1945 190
1948 220
Est. Refugees 1998 1,354
Number of houses
Year Number of houses
1931 28
1948 41
Town's name through history The Romans referred Danna by Tina'am.
Religious institutions One mosque
Shrines/maqams A shrine for local sage known as al-Shaykh Daniyal.
Nearby wadies & rivers Danna stands on the upper Northeastern slopes of Wadi Danna.
Exculsive jewish colonies on town's lands No Israeli settlements on village lands.
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Town Today

According to the Palestinian historian Walid Khalidi, the village remaining structures on the village land are:
"Bushes, cactus plants, thorns, and grass now grow around piles of rubble on the village site "

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