Al-Dalhamiyya

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Al-Dalhamiyya
Arabic الدلهمية
Name meaning from a family name[1]
Subdistrict Tiberias
Palestine grid 204/230
Population 410[2][3] (1945)
Area 2,852 dunams
Date of depopulation April 15, 1948
Current localities Ashdot Ya'aqov, Ashdot Ya'aqov Me'uchad, and Menachemya

Al-Dalhamiyya (Arabic: الدلهمية‎‎) was a Palestinian Arab village in the Tiberias Subdistrict. It was depopulated during the 1947–1948 Civil War in Mandatory Palestine on April 15, 1948 under Operation Gideon. It was located 14 km south of Tiberias, on the north bank of the Yarmuk River, on the border between Mandatory Palestine and Transjordan.

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In 1944/1945, the village had a population of 410; 390 Muslims and 20 Christians,[2] with a total of 2,852 dunams of land.[3] Of this, Arabs used 29 dunams for plantations and irrigable land, 1,709 dunams were used for cereals,[4] while a total of 442 dunams were un-cultivable.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Palmer, 1881, p. 160
  2. ^ a b Department of Statistics, 1945, p. 12
  3. ^ a b Government of Palestine, Department of Statistics. Village Statistics, April, 1945. Quoted in Hadawi, 1970, p.72
  4. ^ Government of Palestine, Department of Statistics. Village Statistics, April, 1945. Quoted in Hadawi, 1970, p. 122
  5. ^ Government of Palestine, Department of Statistics. Village Statistics, April, 1945. Quoted in Hadawi, 1970, p. 172

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