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Welcome To Thikrin - ذكرين (زِكرِين) (זיכרין)

District of Hebron
Ethnically cleansed days ago


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Picture for Thikrin Village - Palestine: : Praying in our destroyed home, may God bless us all, May 2000
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Statistic & Fact Value
Israeli occupation date October 22, 1948
Distance from district 27 (km) Northwest of Hebron
Elevation from the sea 200 (meters)
Map location See location #9 on the map

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Military Operation against town Operation Yo'av
Exodus Cause Expulsion by Jewish troops
Village remains after destruction Thikrin was completely destroyed, and only house walls and rubble left behind.
Ethnically cleansing
by Israelis
Thikrin inhabitants were completely ethnically cleansed.
Pre-Nakba land ownership
Ethnic Group Land Ownership (Dunums)
Arab 17,186
Jewish 0
Public 9
Total 17,195
Land usage in 1945
Land Usage Type Arab (Dunum)
Area planted w/ olives 560
Planted W/ Cereal 15,058
Built up 63
Cultivable 15,058
Non-Cultivable 2,074
Year Population
1596 220
1922 693
1931 726
1945 960
1948 1,369
Est. Refugees 1998 8,406
Number of houses
Year Number of houses
1931 181
1948 341
Town's name through history During the Roman period, Thikrin was known by Kefar Dikrina.
Schools Thikrin had an elementary school for boys.
Nearby wadies & rivers Wadi Bisiyya was nearby village lands
Water supply A well located nearby Wadi Bisiyya used to be the main source of drinking water to the inhabitants of Thikrin.
Exculsive Jewish colonies
that usurped village lands
No Israeli settlements on village lands
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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:
"The site, overgrown with tall weeds, scrub, and other wild vegetation, contains a number of olive and carob trees. Truncated stone terraces, partially overgrown with cactuses, further mark the site."

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