Beersheba Subdistrict, Mandatory Palestine
قضاء بئر السبع
|Subdistrict of Mandatory Palestine|
|•||1945||12,577 km2 (4,856 sq mi)|
|Density||7.2 /km2 (18.6 /sq mi)|
|Today part of|| Israel (Southern District)
The Beersheba Subdistrict (Arabic: قضاء بئر السبع) was one of the subdistricts of Mandatory Palestine. It was located in modern-day southern Israel. The city of Beersheba was the capital. After the 1948 Arab–Israeli War, the subdistrict largely transformed into the Beersheba subdistrict of Israel.
Depopulated towns and villages
(current localities in parentheses)
- Auja al-Hafir (Nessana)
- al-Imara (Ofakim, Urim)
- al-Jammama (Ruhama)
- Umm al-Rashrash (Eilat)
- "سكان قضاء بئر السبع - بلادنا فلسطين، صفحة 330". Palestine Remembered. Retrieved 13 May 2013.
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