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al-Dalhamiyya الدلهمية - א-דלהמיה -

District of Tiberias
Ethnically cleansed days ago


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Picture for al-Dalhamiyya Village - Palestine: : Village Land In 1990
Statistic/Fact Value
Israeli occupation date April 15, 1948
Distance from district center 14 (km) South of Tiberias
Elevation from the sea -210 (meters)
Map location See location number #25 on the map
Israeli military operation Possibly Operation Gideon
Israeli attacking brigade Possibly the Golani Brigade
Exodus Cause Expulsion by Jewish troops
Village remains after destruction by Israelis al-Dalhamiyya was completely obliterated and defaced.
Ethnically cleansed by Israelis al-Dalhamiyya inhabitants were completely ethnically cleansed.
Land ownership before occupation
Ethnic Group Land Ownership (Dunums)
Arab 1,756
Jewish 746
Public 350
Total 2,852
Land usage in 1945
Land Usage Type Arab (Dunum) Jewish (Dunum)
Irrigated & Plantation 29 0
Planted W/ Cereal 1,709 672
Cultivable 1,738 672
Non-Cultivable 368 74
before occupation
Year Population
1922 352
1931 240
1945 410
1948 476
Est. Refugees 1998 2,921
Number of houses
Year Number of houses
1931 50
1948 99
Nearby wadies & rivers al-Dalhamiyya is situated on the north bank of the Yarmuk River, on the Palestine-Jordan border.
Exculsive jewish colonies on town's lands Ashdot Ya'aqov, Ashdot Ya'aqov Me'uchad, and Menachemya.
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Town Today

According to the Palestinian historian Walid Khalidi, the village remaining structures on the village land are:
The village has been obliterated. There is a banana grove on the site that belongs to the nearby kibbutz, Ashdot Ya'aqov


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