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Welcome To Dallata - دلاتة (דלאתה)

District of Safad
Ethnically cleansed days ago


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Picture for Dallata Village - Palestine: : مقام الشيخ البطاح من الناحية الجنوبية , اخر ما بقي من مباني القرية - 6/2003
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Statistic & Fact Value
Israeli occupation date May 10, 1948
Distance from district 6 (km) North of Safad
Elevation from the sea 825 (meters)
Map location See location #46 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, and only house rubble left behind.
Ethnically cleansing
by Israelis
Dallata inhabitants were completely ethnically cleansed.
Pre-Nakba land ownership
Ethnic Group Land Ownership (Dunums)
Arab 9,072
Jewish 0
Public 2
Total 9,074
Land usage in 1945
Land Usage Type Arab (Dunum)
Irrigated & Plantation 302
Area planted w/ olives 52
Planted W/ Cereal 3,651
Built up 37
Cultivable 3,953
Non-Cultivable 5,084
Year Population
1596 127
19th century 100
1922 204
1931 256
1945 360
1948 418
Est. Refugees 1998 2,565
Number of houses
Year Number of houses
1931 43
1948 70
Town's name through history The Crusades referred to Dalata by Deleha
Schools The village had a small school which had an enrollment of 37 students in 1945.
Exculsive Jewish colonies
that usurped 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:
All that remains are the debris of the houses scattered across the site, partly covered by grass, shrubs, and trees. A few stone terraces on village land are still intact, and some olive trees still grow. About 1 km south of the site lies the Israeli settlement of Dalton

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