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Welcome To al-Ghazzawiyya - الغزاويه (ערב אל-ע'זאויה)

District of Baysan
Ethnically cleansed days ago


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Statistic & Fact Value
Israeli occupation date May 20, 1948
Distance from district 2 (km) East of Baysan
Elevation from the sea -250 (meters)
Map location See location #17 on the map

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Military Operation against town Gedeon Operation
Attacking Units Fourth Battalion of Golani Brigade
Exodus Cause Influence of fall of, or exoduce from, neighboring town
Village remains after destruction al-Ghazzawiyya was completely destroyed defaced.
Ethnically cleansing
by Israelis
al-Ghazzawiyya inhabitants were completely ethnically cleansed.
Pre-Nakba land ownership
Ethnic Group Land Ownership (Dunums)
Arab 5,323
Jewish 7,625
Public 5,460
Total 18,408
Land usage in 1945
Land Usage Type Arab (Dunum) Jewish (Dunum)
Area planted w/ citrus 13 0
Irrigated & Plantation 34 744
Planted W/ Cereal 6,746 6,771
Built up 0 100
Cultivable 6,793 7,515
Non-Cultivable 3,990 10
Year Population
1945 1,640 (620 Jewish)
1948 1,183 (620 Jewish)
Est. Refugees 1998 7,266
Archeological sites The village contains the following Tell or (khirbas):- Tell al-Barta, Tell al-Husn, and Tell al-Maliha.
Exculsive Jewish colonies
that usurped village lands
Ma'oz Chayyim & Newe Eytan
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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:
"No physical evidence indicates that the village ever existed"

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Ms.Intefadah Hayek SHARJAH , SHARJAH
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