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Hulayqat حليقات - חוליקאת -

District of Gaza
Ethnically cleansed days ago


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Statistic/Fact Value
Israeli occupation date May 12, 1948
Distance from district center 20.5 (km) North East of Gaza
Elevation from the sea 100 (meters)
Map location See location number #37 on the map
Israeli military operation Operation Barak
Israeli attacking brigade Giv'ati Brigade
Village defenders Egyptian Army
Exodus Cause Influence of fall of, or exoduce from, neighboring town
Village remains after destruction by Israelis The village was completely defaced.
Ethnically cleansed by Israelis Hulayqat inhabitants were completely ethnically cleansed.
Land ownership before occupation
Ethnic Group Land Ownership (Dunums)
Arab 6,902
Jewish 0
Public 161
Total 7,063
Land usage in 1945
Land Usage Type Arab (Dunum)
Irrigated & Plantation 115
Planted W/ Cereal 6,636
Built up 18
Cultivable 6,751
Non-Cultivable 294
before occupation
Year Population
1922 251
1931 285
1945 420
1948 487
Est. Refugees 1998 2,992
Number of houses
Year Number of houses
1931 61
1948 104
Archeological sites Hulayqat had many khirbats which contained cisterns, a pool, and fragments of marble and pottery
Exculsive jewish colonies on town's lands No 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:
"The site is partially forested. There are sycalllore and Christ's-thorn trees and cactuses growing on the site. One of the old roads has been covered by a modern street."


Display Name Clan/Hamolah Country of Residence
حقي هو عودتي - فلسطين المحتلة, فلسطين المحتلة
محمود أحمد مصطفى رزق صالح صالح Palestin - Gaza - Rafah, حليقات
احمد87 - غزة, حليقات
أحمد مصطفى رزق صالح رزق الشابورة.Rafa7
عبد الحميد خليل صالح طرابلس, ليبيا
فايز سليم صالح صالح الرياض, السعودية
محمود فايز صالح صالح الرياض, السعودية
علاء فايز صالح حليقات الشابورة, فلسطين
Usama Saleh - Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
وسام خليل دمشق
محمد صالح - غزة, فلسطين
Ayman abdallah khaleel Khaleel Amman, Jordan
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