Khirbat Bayt Lid

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Khirbat Bayt Lid
Khirbat Bayt Lid is located in Mandatory Palestine
Khirbat Bayt Lid
Khirbat Bayt Lid
Arabic خربة بيت لد
Also spelled Khirbet Beit Lid[1]
Subdistrict Tulkarm
Coordinates 32°19′03.9″N 34°53′32.7″E / 32.317750°N 34.892417°E / 32.317750; 34.892417Coordinates: 32°19′03.9″N 34°53′32.7″E / 32.317750°N 34.892417°E / 32.317750; 34.892417
Population
Area 5,336 (2,969 Arab, 2,220 Jewish) dunams
Date of depopulation 5 April 1948[1]
Cause(s) of depopulation Fear of being caught up in the fighting
Current localities Nordia[2][3]

Khirbat Bayt Lid (Arabic: خربة بيت لد‎) was a Palestinian Arab village in the Tulkarm Subdistrict. It was depopulated by its Arab inhabitants during the 1948 Arab–Israeli War.

In 1945, the lands of Khirbat Bayt Lid totaled 5,336 dunams, of which 2,969 were owned by Arabs and 2,220 by Jews.

The kibbutz Nordia was established on village land in August 1948.[2][3]

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  1. ^ a b Morris, 2004, p. xviii, village #189. Also gives cause of depopulation
  2. ^ a b Morris, 2004, p. xxi, settlement #23.
  3. ^ a b Khalidi, 1992, p. 550.

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