||It has been suggested that this article be merged into Caesarea. (Discuss) Proposed since March 2012.|
|Date of depopulation||mid-April, 1948|
|Cause(s) of depopulation||Fear of being caught up in the fighting|
|Secondary cause||Expulsion by Yishuv forces|
Barrat Qisarya was a Palestinian Arab village in the Haifa Subdistrict. It was depopulated during the 1948 Arab-Israeli War on May 15, 1948. Today traces of walls, glass, marble fragments, and pottery fragments in the sand dunes are visible. It was located 32 km southwest of Haifa.
- Morris, 2004, p.xviii, village #375. Also gives causes of depopulation.
- Khalidi, Walid (1992). All That Remains: The Palestinian Villages Occupied and Depopulated by Israel in 1948. Washington D.C.: Institute for Palestine Studies. ISBN 0-88728-224-5
- Morris, Benny (2004). The Birth of the Palestinian Refugee Problem Revisited. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-0-521-00967-6.
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