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Welcome To al-Naghnaghiyya - النغنغية (א-נע'נע'יה)

District of Haifa
Ethnically cleansed days ago


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Picture for al-Naghnaghiyya Village - Palestine: : Village Site Looking From Haifa-Magiddo Highway In 1990
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Statistic/Fact Value
Israeli occupation date April 12, 1948
Distance from district center 28.5 (km) South East of Haifa
Elevation from the sea 100 (meters)
Map location See location number #31 on the map
Israeli military operation The battle for Mishmar ha-'Emeq
Israeli attacking brigade Some unknown Haganah troops
Village defenders Arab Liberation Army volunteers
Exodus Cause Military assault by Jewish troops
Village remains after destruction by Israelis The village has been completely obliterated soon after occupation.
Ethnically cleansed by Israelis al-Naghnaghiyya inhabitants were completely ethnically cleansed.
Land ownership before occupation
Ethnic Group Land Ownership (Dunums)
Arab 11,607
Jewish 0
Public 532
Total 12,139
before occupation
Year Population
1931 416
1945 1,130
1948 1,311
Est. Refugees 1998 8,050
Number of houses
Year Number of houses
1931 78
1948 245
Schools The three Ghubayyat villages shared an elementary school which was built by the Ottomans in 1888, but it was later during the British Mandate period.
Nearby wadies & rivers al-Muqatta' River is nearby village lands (see Topography Of Palestine in Maps sections for more details).
Water supplies For water sources, al-Naghnaghiyya used the surrounding wadis, springs, and the al-Muqatta' River.
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 remains of houses are scattered on the slope of one hill. The site, traversed by the Haifa-Megiddo highway.