Khirbat al-'Umur

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Khirbat al-'Umur
Khirbat al-'Umur is located in Mandatory Palestine
Khirbat al-'Umur
Khirbat al-'Umur
Subdistrict Jerusalem
Coordinates 31°47′37″N 35°05′56″E / 31.79361°N 35.09889°E / 31.79361; 35.09889Coordinates: 31°47′37″N 35°05′56″E / 31.79361°N 35.09889°E / 31.79361; 35.09889
Palestine grid 159/133
Population 270 (1945)
Area 4,163 dunams
Date of depopulation October 21, 1948[1]
Cause(s) of depopulation Military assault by Yishuv forces
Current localities Giv'at Ye'arim

Khirbat al-'Umur was a Palestinian Arab village in the Jerusalem Subdistrict. It was depopulated during the 1948 Palestine war by the Har'el Brigade of Operation ha-Har. It was located 12 km west of Jerusalem on the Wadi al-Ghadir.

In 1945, the village had a population of 270.


  1. ^ Morris, 2004, p.xx, village #350. Also gives cause of depopulation, with a "(?)"


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