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District of Tiberias
نصر الدين - ח'ירבת נאצר א-דין
Ethnically cleansed days ago

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Statistic/Fact Value
Israeli occupation date April 12, 1948
Distance from district center 3 (km) Southwest of Tiberias
Elevation from the sea 75 (meters)
Map location See location number #12 on the map
Israeli attacking brigade Golani Brigade
Israeli acts of terror Massacre occured by Jewish troops against the town's inhabitants.
Refugees' migration route Nasir al-Din refugees fled to Tiberias city and Lubya who were evacuated by the British troops.
Exodus Cause Military assault by Jewish troops
Village remains after destruction by Israelis Nasir al-Din was completely obliterated soon after occupation.
Ethnically cleansed by Israelis Nasir al-Din inhabitants were completely ethnically cleansed.
Land ownership before occupation
Ethnic Group Land Ownership (Dunums)
Arab 4,185
Jewish 1,410
Public 1,202
Total 6,797
before occupation
Year Population
1922 230
1931 179
1945 580
1948 672
Est. Refugees 1998 4,132
Number of houses
Year Number of houses
1931 35
1948 35
Town's name through history The village was named after Nasir al-Din who was killed while battleing the Crusades.
Shrines/maqams Nasir al-Din contains two shrines: the 1st is for Nasir al-Din, and the 2nd is for al-Shaykh al-Qaddumi, both died while fighting the Crusades.
Exculsive jewish colonies on town's lands A section of the Israeli City of Tiberias is on the village site.
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Town Today

According to the Palestinian historian Walid Khalidi, the village remaining structures on the village land are:
There is no visible sign of the former village. Residential buildings that belong to the city of Tiberias have been erected on parts of the village site and land. Portions of the village land have not been developed and are used as grazing areas by Israelis

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