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Welcome To Raml Zayta - رمل زيتة (قزازة) (רמל זיתא)

District of Tulkarm
Ethnically cleansed days ago

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Picture for Raml Zayta Village - Palestine: : The eastern mound looking from the western mound
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Statistic & Fact Value
Israeli occupation date March 15, 1948
Distance from district 15 (km) Northeast of Tulkarm
Elevation from the sea 25 (meters)
Map location See location #1 on the map

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Military Operation against town Coastal Clearing
Exodus Cause Expulsion by Jewish troops
Village remains after destruction Raml Zayta was mostly destroyed with the exception of two houses, one of which is currently being occupied by an Israeli Jewish family.
Ethnically cleansing
by Israelis
Raml Zayta inhabitants were completely ethnically cleansed.
Pre-Nakba land ownership
Ethnic Group Land Ownership (Dunums)
Arab 12,720
Jewish 1,453
Public 664
Total 14,837
Land usage in 1945
Land Usage Type Arab (Dunum) Jewish (Dunum)
Area planted w/ citrus 126 4
Irrigated & Plantation 27 4
Planted W/ Cereal 12,665 1,441
Cultivable 12,818 1,449
Non-Cultivable 566 4
Population
Year Population
1931 1,165
1945 140
1948 162
Est. Refugees 1998 997
Exculsive Jewish colonies
that usurped village lands
Sde Yitzchaq and the Israeli City of Chadera.
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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:
Stone rubble is visible on the site. Only two of the original village houses remain. One of them is still inhabited by the only Palestinian family that stayed in the village. The second house has been renovated and expanded by the addition of new rooms, and is now occupied by a Jewish family

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