Al-Manshiyya, Tulkarm

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This article is about the village in the Tulkarm District. For other villages, see Al-Manshiyya.
Al-Manshiyya
Arabic المنشية
Also spelled Khirbet Manshiya[1]
Subdistrict Tulkarm
Population 260 (1945)
Area 16,770 dunams
Date of depopulation April 15, 1948[1]
Cause(s) of depopulation Fear of being caught up in the fighting
Current localities 'En ha-Choresh, Giv'at Chayyirn, and Achituv

Al-Manshiyya(Arabic: المنشية‎), also known as Khirbat Manshiyya, was a Palestinian Arab village in the Tulkarm Subdistrict. It was depopulated during the 1947–48 Civil War in Mandatory Palestine on April 15, 1948 under Coastal Clearing. It was located 12.5 km northwest of Tulkarm.

In the 1931 census of Palestine, the village was counted under Attil, together with Jalama and Zalafa.[2] In 1945, it had a population of 260.

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  1. ^ a b Morris, 2004, p. xviii, village #184. Also gives cause of depopulation
  2. ^ Mills, 1932, p. 53

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