From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Subdistrict Tiberias
Population 603 (1945)
Date of depopulation May 12, 1948[1]
Cause(s) of depopulation Abandonment on Arab orders

Hadatha was a Palestinian Arab village in the District of Tiberias. It was abandoned during the 1947–1948 Civil War in Mandatory Palestine on May 12, 1948 under the orders of the Arab Higher Committee.[2] It was located 12.5 km southwest of Tiberias.

A 1596 census revealed a population of 121. In 1945, the village population was 603. Hadatha had an elementary school for boys which was founded in 1897 by Ottomans but had closed under the British Mandate.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Morris, 2004, p. xvii village #106; p. 177 gives cause of depopulation
  2. ^ Morris, 2004, p. 177