Al-Zuq al-Tahtani

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Al-Zuq al-Tahtani
Al-Zuq al-Tahtani is located in Mandatory Palestine
Al-Zuq al-Tahtani
Al-Zuq al-Tahtani
Subdistrict Safad
Coordinates 33°12′54.10″N 35°36′03.85″E / 33.2150278°N 35.6010694°E / 33.2150278; 35.6010694Coordinates: 33°12′54.10″N 35°36′03.85″E / 33.2150278°N 35.6010694°E / 33.2150278; 35.6010694
Palestine grid 205/291
Population 1,218 (1948)
Area 11,634 dunams
Date of depopulation May 11, 1948[1]
Cause(s) of depopulation Influence of nearby town's fall
Current localities Beyt Hillel[2]

Al-Zuq al-Tahtani was a Palestinian Arab village in the Safad Subdistrict. It was depopulated during the 1947–1948 Civil War in Mandatory Palestine on May 11, 1948 by the Palmach's First Battalion of Operation Yiftach. It was located 30 km northeast of Safad.

In 1945, the village had a total population of 1,050.


  1. ^ Morris, 2004, p. xvi, village #9. Also gives cause of depopulation.
  2. ^ Khalidi, 1992, p. 510


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