PalestineRemembered.com Satellite View Search Donate Contact Us النسخة العربية
Home Pictures Maps Oral History Zionist FAQ Zionist Quotes The Conflict 101 R.O.R. 101 Site Members About Us
Welcome To Kharruba
District of al-Ramla
خروبة - ח'רובה
Ethnically cleansed days ago

eMail
النسخة العربية
כדי לתרגם עברית
View in Google Earth

 

 
Statistic/Fact Value
Israeli occupation date July 12, 1948
Distance from district center 8 (km) East of al-Ramla
Elevation from the sea 175 (meters)
Map location See location number #21 on the map
Israeli attacking brigade Yiftach Brigade
Exodus Cause Military assault by Jewish troops
Village remains
after destruction by Israelis
Kharruba was completely destroyed soon after occupation, and only house rubble left behind.
Ethnically cleansing
by Israelis
Kharruba inhabitants were completely ethnically cleansed.
Land ownership
before occupation
Ethnic Group Land Ownership (Dunums)
Arab 3,373
Jewish 0
Public 1
Total 3,374
Land usage in 1945
Land Usage Type Arab (Dunum)
Irrigated & Plantation 25
Planted W/ Cereal 1,620
Built up 3
Cultivable 1,645
Non-Cultivable 1,726
Population
before occupation
Year Population
1931 119
1945 170
1948 197
Est. Refugees 1998 1,211
Number of houses
Year Number of houses
1931 21
1948 34
Exculsive jewish colonies on town's lands No Israeli settlements on village lands.
Related Maps خرائط تفصيلية للمحافظة
Town's map on MapQuest
View from satellite
Help us map this town at WikiMapia
More Information
Language External Links
English Wikipedia's Page
Google Search
Google For Images
Google For Videos
Arabic في كتاب لكي لا ننسى
في كتاب بلادنا فلسطين
المزيد من موقع هوية
Hebrew Nakba-Online

Bibliography and References

Town Today

According to the Palestinian historian Walid Khalidi, the village remaining structures on the village land are:
"The site is covered with the stone rubble of the destroyed houses, overgrown with vegetation."

No pictures have been added yet, please be free to be the first to add one

 

Display Name Clan/Hamolah Country of Residence
To contact any of the below members, simply click on the names. All Registered Members
Adding a video has never been easier, click here to see what other members have added.