- This article is about the depopulated Palestinian village. For the place in Lebanon see Achrafieh
|Date of depopulation||May 12, 1948|
|Cause(s) of depopulation||Influence of nearby town's fall|
|Current localities||Sheluhot, Reshafim|
Al-Ashrafiyya (Arabic: الأشرفية) was a Palestinian Arab village in the District of Baysan. It was depopulated during the 1947–1948 Civil War in Mandatory Palestine. It was located 4.5 km southwest of Baysan.
According to a 1945 land ownership census the Land Ownership (Dunums) was as follows:
- Arab 4,608
- Jewish 1,293
- Public 810
- Total 6,711
The Arab population of the village was mainly occupied in cereal farming. The population in 1922 was 136, rising to 267 in 1948 with 61 houses. The Wadi al-Maddu' runs near where the village was located.
- Morris, 2004, p.xvii, village #127. Also gives cause of depopulation, with a "?"
- Khalidi, 1992, p. 44
- Morris, 2004, p. xx, settlement #2
- Morris, 2004, p. xx, settlement #3
- Hadawi, Sami (1970), Village Statistics of 1945: A Classification of Land and Area ownership in Palestine, Palestine Liberation Organization Research Center
- Khalidi, Walid (1992), All That Remains: The Palestinian Villages Occupied and Depopulated by Israel in 1948, Washington D.C.: Institute for Palestine Studies, ISBN 0-88728-224-5
- Morris, Benny (2004). The Birth of the Palestinian Refugee Problem Revisited. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-0-521-00967-6.
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