Qabba'a

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Qabba'a
Qabba'a is located in Mandatory Palestine
Qabba'a
Qabba'a
Arabic
Subdistrict Safad
Coordinates 32°59′55.40″N 35°32′16.55″E / 32.9987222°N 35.5379306°E / 32.9987222; 35.5379306Coordinates: 32°59′55.40″N 35°32′16.55″E / 32.9987222°N 35.5379306°E / 32.9987222; 35.5379306
Population 460 (1945)
Area
Date of depopulation May 26, 1948[1]
Cause(s) of depopulation Military assault by Yishuv forces

Qabba'a was a Palestinian Arab village in the District of Safad. It was depopulated during the 1948 War on May 26, 1948 by the Palmach's First Battalion of Operation Yiftach. It was located 6 km northeast of Safad.

A 1596 census revealed a population of 99. In 1945 it had a population of 460.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Morris, 2004, p. xvi, village # 48. Also gives the cause of depopulation.

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