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Welcome To Saydun
District of al-Ramla
صيدون - צידון
Ethnically cleansed days ago

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Statistic/Fact Value
Israeli occupation date April 6, 1948
Distance from district center 9 (km) South of al-Ramla
Elevation from the sea 150 (meters)
Map location See location number #38 on the map
Israeli military operation Operation Nachshon
Exodus Cause Military assault by Jewish troops
Village remains
after destruction by Israelis
The village was mostly destroyed with the exception of one house
Ethnically cleansing
by Israelis
Saydun inhabitants were completely ethnically cleansed.
Land ownership
before occupation
Ethnic Group Land Ownership (Dunums)
Arab 6,099
Jewish 1,221
Public 167
Total 7,487
Land usage in 1945
Land Usage Type Arab (Dunum) Jewish (Dunum)
Irrigated & Plantation 49 0
Planted W/ Cereal 5,247 1,098
Built up 15 0
Cultivable 5,296 1,098
Non-Cultivable 955 123
Population
before occupation
Year Population
1922 124
1931 174
1945 210
1948 244
Est. Refugees 1998 1,496
Number of houses
Year Number of houses
1931 35
1948 49
Shrines/maqams A maqam for a local sage.
Nearby wadies & rivers The village stands on the east bank of Wadi Saydun.
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:
"Only one stone house remains; it has a flat roof and a round-arched door and is used for storage."

Display Name Clan/Hamolah Country of Residence
Ghassan AL Bess - -
amersaduni - jordan, saidun
ABD ALNASER TREEH اطريح -
محمد شكري حسن منصور منصور الزرقاء, الاردن
محمد علاء الدين محمد احمد منصور منصور amman, jordan
مروان نمورة - -
موسى عبد اللطيف سليمان علي - سحاب, الأردن
ali treah - -
ناصر الصيدوني منصور -
توفيق البس - عمان
said mansour mansour Dubai, UAE
خالد عبد اللطيف منصور - عمان / سحاب
الحاج خليل محمد عثمان احمد الصويفية, الاردن
حسن - -
ابو الزوز - -
علاء الدين منصور منصور عمان
Shaban Albis - -
ريما صالح البس البس عمان
Palestine4 Ever Mansour Amman, Jordan
Haytham Rashad Ibrahim Elbiss Amman, Jordan
jihan diab elbis il, united states
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