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al-Mansura المنصورة - אל-מנצורה -

District of al-Ramla
Ethnically cleansed days ago


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Statistic/Fact Value
Israeli occupation date April 20, 1948
Distance from district center 10 (km) South of al-Ramla
Elevation from the sea 75 (meters)
Map location See location number #39 on the map
Israeli military operation Operation Barak (lightening)
Israeli attacking brigade Either Giv'ati Brigade or Har' el Brigade
Exodus Cause Military assault by Jewish troops
Village remains after destruction by Israelis al-Mansura was completely obliterated.
Ethnically cleansed by Israelis al-Mansura inhabitants were completely ethnically cleansed.
Land ownership before occupation
Ethnic Group Land Ownership (Dunums)
Arab 2,123
Jewish 102
Public 103
Total 2,328
Land usage in 1945
Land Usage Type Arab (Dunum) Jewish (Dunum)
Planted W/ Cereal 2,177 102
Built up 3 0
Cultivable 2,177 102
Non-Cultivable 46 0
before occupation
Year Population
1922 31
1931 61
1945 90
1948 104
Est. Refugees 1998 641
Number of houses
Year Number of houses
1931 14
1948 23
Schools al-Mansura's students used to attend school in al-Ramla city and in the neighboring villages.
Exculsive jewish colonies on town's lands No Israeli settlements on village lands.
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Town Today

According to the Palestinian historian Walid Khalidi, all that remains of the village:
"The site is planted with sycamore trees and there are also cactuses growing on it."