Khirbat Zawiya

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Al-Zawiya
Arabic الزاوية
Name meaning The corner
Subdistrict Baysan
Population
Area
Date of depopulation May 15th-18th, 1948
Cause(s) of depopulation

Al-Zawiya (Arabic: الزاوية‎, Hebrew: ח'רבת אל-זאוויה) was a Palestinian Arab village in the District of Baysan. It was depopulated by the Israel Defense Forces during the 1948 Arab-Israeli War on May 15–18, 1948 under Operation Gideon. It was located 11.5 km northeast of Baysan. The Crusader Castle Belvoir is located close to the village.

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Coordinates: 32°35′50″N 35°32′26″E / 32.59722°N 35.54056°E / 32.59722; 35.54056