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Fardisya فرديسيا - פרדיסיא -

District of Tulkarm
Ethnically cleansed days ago


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Picture for Fardisya Village - Palestine: : The single remaining village house, 1990
Statistic/Fact Value
Israeli occupation date April 1, 1948
Distance from district center 2.5 (km) South of Tulkarm
Elevation from the sea 80 (meters)
Map location See location number #13 on the map
Israeli military operation Coastal Clearing
Exodus Cause Expulsion by Jewish troops
Village remains after destruction by Israelis Fardisya was mostly destroyed with the exception of one deserted house. If that house is yours, you're more than welcome to claim it back!, it is just matter of time.
Ethnically cleansed by Israelis Fardisya inhabitants were completely ethnically cleansed.
Land ownership before occupation
Ethnic Group Land Ownership (Dunums)
Arab 1,071
Jewish 0
Public 21
Total 1,092
Land usage in 1945
Land Usage Type Arab (Dunum)
Irrigated & Plantation 187
Area planted w/ olives 150
Planted W/ Cereal 388
Built up 19
Cultivable 575
Non-Cultivable 498
before occupation
Year Population
1596 83
1922 159
1931 55
1945 20
1948 23
Est. Refugees 1998 143
Number of houses
Year Number of houses
1931 14
1948 14
Town's name through history The Crusades referred to Fardisya by Phardesi.
Religious institutions Fardisya had one mosque named after a local religious teacher known by al-Shaykh Musa.
Water supplies A spring located north of Fardisya provided it with its drinking water needs.
Exculsive jewish colonies on town's lands The settlement of Sha'ar Efrayim occupied some Fardisya's lands.
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Town Today

According to the Palestinian historian Walid Khalidi, the village remaining structures on the village land are:
With one exception, all of the houses have been levelled, and rubble is scattered throughout the site, especially around the one house that has not been destroyed. This house is rectangular and has an eastern arched entrance and arched windows. One of its rooms is partly destroyed; its ceiling is gone