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Welcome To Mi'ar - ميعار (מיעאר)

District of Acre
Ethnically cleansed days ago


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Statistic & Fact Value
Israeli occupation date July 15, 1948
Distance from district 17.5 (km) Southeast of Acre
Elevation from the sea 275 (meters)
Map location See location #25 on the map

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Military Operation against town Second stage of Operation Dekel
Attacking Units Sheva' (Seventh) Brigade
Exodus Cause Military assault by Jewish troops
Village remains after destruction Mi'ar was completely destroyed, and only house rubble left behind.
Ethnically cleansing
by Israelis
Mi'ar inhabitants were completely ethnically cleansed.
Pre-Nakba land ownership
Ethnic Group Land Ownership (Dunums)
Arab 10,785
Jewish 0
Public 3
Total 10,788
Land usage in 1945
Land Usage Type Arab (Dunum)
Irrigated & Plantation 113
Area planted w/ olives 361
Planted W/ Cereal 2,878
Built up 37
Cultivable 2,991
Non-Cultivable 7,760
Year Population
1596 55
19th century 1,500
1922 429
1931 543
1945 770
1948 893
Est. Refugees 1998 5,485
Number of houses
Year Number of houses
1931 109
1948 179
Town's name through history The Crusades referred to Mi'ar by Myary.
Schools An elementary school which was founded by the Ottomans in 1888, however, it closed its doors in the final years of the Empire.
Archeological sites Mi'ar contains the remains of buildings, fragments of columns, olive presses, and cisterns.
Exculsive Jewish colonies
that usurped village lands
Segev, Ya'ad, and Manof.
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Status of The Village Today

According to the Palestinian historian Walid Khalidi, the village remaining structures on the village land are:
"Some truncated stone walls, simple graves, and fig and olive trees remain on the site"

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