Al-Barriyya

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Al-Barriyya
Al-Barriyya is located in Mandatory Palestine
Al-Barriyya
Al-Barriyya
Arabic
Subdistrict Ramle
Coordinates 31°53′13.85″N 34°54′57.60″E / 31.8871806°N 34.9160000°E / 31.8871806; 34.9160000Coordinates: 31°53′13.85″N 34°54′57.60″E / 31.8871806°N 34.9160000°E / 31.8871806; 34.9160000
Population 510 (1945)
Area
Date of depopulation July 10–13, 1948[1]
Cause(s) of depopulation Military assault by Yishuv forces
Current localities Azarya.,[2][3] Beyt Chashmonay[3]

Al-Barriyya was a Palestinian Arab village in the Ramle Subdistrict of Mandatory Palestine. It was depopulated during the 1948 Arab–Israeli War on July 10, 1948 as part of Operation Dani. It was located 5.5 km southeast of Ramla, on the eastern bank of Wadi al-Barriyya.

The village had a population of 510 people in 1945.

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  1. ^ Morris, 2004, p xix village #245. Also gives cause of depopulation
  2. ^ Morris, 2004, p. xxi, settlement #26.
  3. ^ a b Khalidi, 1992, p. 362.

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