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Welcome To al-Dalhamiyya - الدلهمية (א-דלהמיה)

District of Tiberias
Ethnically cleansed days ago


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Statistic & Fact Value
Israeli occupation date April 15, 1948
Distance from district 14 (km) South of Tiberias
Elevation from the sea -210 (meters)
Map location See location #25 on the map

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Military Operation against town Possibly Operation Gideon
Attacking Units Possibly the Golani Brigade
Exodus Cause Expulsion by Jewish troops
Village remains after destruction al-Dalhamiyya was completely obliterated and defaced.
Ethnically cleansing
by Israelis
al-Dalhamiyya inhabitants were completely ethnically cleansed.
Pre-Nakba land ownership
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
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
that usurped village lands
Ashdot Ya'aqov, Ashdot Ya'aqov Me'uchad, and Menachemya.
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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:
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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