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Zakariyya, Khirbat خربة زكرية - ח'ירבת זכריא -

District of al-Ramla
Ethnically cleansed days ago


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Picture for Zakariyya, Khirbat Village - Palestine: : Ruins of the destroyed Palestinian village
Statistic/Fact Value
Israeli occupation date July 12, 1948
Distance from district center 9 (km) East of al-Ramla
Elevation from the sea 175 (meters)
Map location See location number #18 on the map
Israeli military operation Second stage of Operation Dani
Exodus Cause Military assault by Jewish troops
Village remains after destruction by Israelis Khirbat Zakariyya was completely destroyed with the exception of its well.
Ethnically cleansed by Israelis Zakariyya, Khirbat inhabitants were completely ethnically cleansed.
Land ownership before occupation
Ethnic Group Land Ownership (Dunums)
Arab 4,538
Jewish 0
Public 0
Total 4,538
Land usage in 1945
Land Usage Type Arab (Dunum)
Planted W/ Cereal 2,161
Cultivable 2,161
Non-Cultivable 2,377
Shrines/maqams A shrine for a al-Nabi Zakariyya located to the south of the village center.
Water supplies A spring to the north which provided the village with its drinking water needs.
Exculsive jewish colonies on town's lands Mevo Modi'im
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Town Today

According to the Palestinian historian Walid Khalidi, all that remains of the village:
"From a distance, the village appears as a bare hill overgrown with thorns and other wild vegetation. The remains of village wells and the cut stones that were used to cover them are visible."