Al-Mansura, Ramle

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Al-Mansura
Al-Mansura is located in Mandatory Palestine
Al-Mansura
Al-Mansura
Name meaning Building[1]
Subdistrict Ramle
Coordinates 31°50′16.35″N 34°51′26.05″E / 31.8378750°N 34.8572361°E / 31.8378750; 34.8572361Coordinates: 31°50′16.35″N 34°51′26.05″E / 31.8378750°N 34.8572361°E / 31.8378750; 34.8572361
Palestine grid 136/138
Population 90[2][3] (1945)
Date of depopulation April 20, 1948[4]
Cause(s) of depopulation Military assault by Yishuv forces

Al-Mansura was a small Palestinian Arab village in the Ramle Subdistrict, located 10 km south of Ramla. In 1945, it had a population of 90. It was depopulated during the 1947–48 Civil War in Mandatory Palestine on April 20, 1948 under Operation Barak.

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  1. ^ Palmer, 1881, pp. 9, 272
  2. ^ Department of Statistics, 1945, p. 30
  3. ^ Government of Palestine, Department of Statistics. Village Statistics, April, 1945. Quoted in Hadawi, 1970, p. 67
  4. ^ Morris, 2004, p. xix, village #260. Also gives cause of depopulation.

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