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Yaquq ياقوق - יאקוק -

District of Tiberias
Ethnically cleansed days ago


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Picture for Yaquq Village - Palestine: : Yaquq - archaeological dig , summer 2012 ياقوق - حفريات اثرية في مركز القرية المهدومة ، صيف 2012 تصوير رامز عيد
Statistic/Fact Value
Israeli occupation date May 1, 1948
Distance from district center 12.5 (km) North of Tiberias
Elevation from the sea 30 (meters)
Map location See location number #2 on the map
Exodus Cause Influence of fall of, or exoduce from, neighboring town
Village remains after destruction by Israelis Yaquq was completely destroyed, and only house rubble left behind.
Ethnically cleansed by Israelis Yaquq inhabitants were completely ethnically cleansed.
Land ownership before occupation
Ethnic Group Land Ownership (Dunums)
Arab 4,229
Jewish 4,275
Public 3
Total 8,507
Land usage in 1945
Land Usage Type Arab (Dunum) Jewish (Dunum)
Irrigated & Plantation 24 1
Area planted w/ olives 16 0
Planted W/ Cereal 1,010 2,429
Built up 13 1
Cultivable 1,034 2,430
Non-Cultivable 3,185 1,844
before occupation
Year Population
1596 396
19th century 200
1922 494
1931 153
1945 210
1948 244
Est. Refugees 1998 1,496
Number of houses In (1931): 28, and in the 19th century 20 houses
Town's name through history The Canaanites referred to Yaquq by Hukkok, and during the Roman period it was known by Hucuca.
Exculsive jewish colonies on town's lands Chuqoq
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Town Today

According to the Palestinian historian Walid Khalidi, the village remaining structures on the village land are:
Stone rubble covers the entire site. There is one palm tree in the center and an olive grove on the edge. Part of the surrounding land is cultivated by Israelis, while the remainder is used as a grazing area