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Welcome To 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 10 (km) South of al-Ramla
Elevation from the sea 75 (meters)
Map location See location #39 on the map

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Military Operation against town Operation Barak (lightening)
Attacking Units Either Giv'ati Brigade or Har' el Brigade
Exodus Cause Military assault by Jewish troops
Village remains after destruction al-Mansura was completely obliterated.
Ethnically cleansing
by Israelis
al-Mansura inhabitants were completely ethnically cleansed.
Pre-Nakba land ownership
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
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
that usurped village lands
No Israeli settlements on village lands.
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Status of The Village 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."

Bibliography and References

Display Name Clan/Hamolah Country of Residence
بسمه الورد السطري عمان, الاردن
اسامة المصراطي المصراطي عمان
Murad Kahlifah Khalifah Abu Dhabi , Abu Dhabi
mohammad herborn jordan, jordan
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