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Kafr 'Inan كفر عنان - כפר ענאן -

District of Acre
Ethnically cleansed days ago


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Picture for Kafr 'Inan Village - Palestine: : مبنى من بيوت كفر عنان, يقع على التلة المقابلة لموقع القرية الاصلي , يستعمل حالياً كزريبة للابقار وتقع خلفه مباشرة مجموعة من المغر .2003
Statistic/Fact Value
Israeli occupation date February 1, 1949
Distance from district center 33 (km) East of Acre
Elevation from the sea 325 (meters)
Map location See location number #22 on the map
Israeli military operation Operation Hiram
Israeli attacking brigade Golani Brigade
Exodus Cause Expulsion by Jewish troops
Village remains after destruction by Israelis Kafr 'Inan was mostly destroyed with the exception of the village mosque and its shrine.
Ethnically cleansed by Israelis Kafr 'Inan inhabitants were completely ethnically cleansed.
Land ownership before occupation
Ethnic Group Land Ownership (Dunums)
Arab 5,424
Jewish 0
Public 403
Total 5,827
Land usage in 1945
Land Usage Type Arab (Dunum)
Irrigated & Plantation 1,195
Area planted w/ olives 1,145
Planted W/ Cereal 1,940
Built up 21
Cultivable 3,135
Non-Cultivable 2,671
before occupation
Year Population
1596 259
19th century 150
1922 179
1931 246
1945 360
1948 418
Est. Refugees 1998 2,565
Number of houses
Year Number of houses
1931 47
1948 79
Town's name through history Kafr 'Inan was built over the Hebrew (and later Roman) village of Kefar Chananya; the word 'Inan might have been a corruption of Chananya.
Religious institutions One mosque which remains standing to this date, but it needs renovations guys?
Shrines/maqams A shrine of al-Shaykh Abu Hajar Azraq (remain standing)
Water supplies Many springs and domestic wells which usded to supply it with fresh drinking water.
Archeological sites Kafr 'Inan contains the shafts and bases of columns, caves, a pool, and burial grounds.
Exculsive jewish colonies on town's lands Kefar Chananya
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Town Today

According to the Palestinian historian Walid Khalidi, the village remaining structures on the village land are:
"The site is covered with piles of stones that lie scattered around clumps of cactuses and fig trees. There are remains of a domed building on a slope facing the village and the small shrine of Shaykh Abu Hajar Azraq on an adjacent hill to the east. "


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احمد منصور المنصور الامارات ام القيوين, الامارات
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