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Welcome To 'Ammuqa - عموقه (עמוקה)

District of Safad
Ethnically cleansed days ago


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Picture for 'Ammuqa Village - Palestine: : View Of The Village Site In 1987
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Statistic & Fact Value
Israeli occupation date May 24, 1948
Distance from district 5 (km) North East of Safad
Elevation from the sea 450 (meters)
Map location See location #54 on the map

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Military Operation against town Operation Yiftach (commanded by the ethnic cleansing champion Yigal Allon)
Attacking Units The Palmach's First Battalion
Exodus Cause Military assault by Jewish troops
Village remains after destruction The village has been completely obliterated
Ethnically cleansing
by Israelis
'Ammuqa inhabitants were completely ethnically cleansed.
Pre-Nakba land ownership
Ethnic Group Land Ownership (Dunums)
Arab 2,571
Jewish 0
Public 3
Total 2,574
Land usage in 1945
Land Usage Type Arab (Dunum)
Irrigated & Plantation 195
Area planted w/ olives 66
Planted W/ Cereal 1,164
Built up 30
Cultivable 1,359
Non-Cultivable 1,185
Year Population
1596 391
1922 114
1931 108
1945 140
1948 162
Est. Refugees 1998 997
Number of houses
Year Number of houses
1931 17
1948 25
Town's name through history The Crusades referred to the village by 'Ammuqa
Water supply The village was locally known for its seven springs
Archeological sites The village contained stone tombs and two khirbas nearby, which contained fragments of columns and stone inscriptions
Exculsive Jewish colonies
that usurped village lands
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Status of The Village Today

According to the Palestinian historian Walid Khalidi, all that remains of the village:
Nothing remains of the village but the rubble of houses; the site is overgrown with cactuses and eucalyptus, fig, and olive trees. Much of the land around the site is wooded, and some parts are cultivated by the settlement of 'Ammuqa

Bibliography and References

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Display Name Clan/Hamolah Country of Residence
maher saleh - -
wasim alsharif alsharif damascus , 00963
Yousra Saleh Ammoqa Syria, Palestain
mouein husni abed al-rohman - lebanon, lebanon
ayman abdelrahman - labenon, labenon
Walid Abdel-Rahman Abdel-Rahman Danmark, Danmar
Khaled Abdel-Rahman Abdel-Rahman Danmark, Danmark
Tarek AbdelRahman - Beirut, Lebanon
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