Khirbat Zawiya

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Al-Zawiya is located in Mandatory Palestine
Arabic الزاوية
Name meaning The corner
Subdistrict Baysan
Coordinates 32°35′50″N 35°32′26″E / 32.59722°N 35.54056°E / 32.59722; 35.54056Coordinates: 32°35′50″N 35°32′26″E / 32.59722°N 35.54056°E / 32.59722; 35.54056
Palestine grid 201/222
Date of depopulation May 15th-18th, 1948

Al-Zawiya (Arabic: الزاوية‎‎), 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.


It was classified as a hamlet in the Palestine Index Gazetteer.[1]


  1. ^ Khalidi, 1992, p. 67


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