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District of Haifa

One of the Palestine Districts 1948, find here important information and profiles from District of Haifa.

Where Was The District of Haifa Located?

District of Haifa is located in the north part of Palestine 1948, north of Tulkarm District, south of Acre District, as shown on the map.

Haifa's district covered an area of 1,031.76 square kilometers, of which Jews owned 364.28 square kilometers (35.3% of the overall district size). In 1945, the district was made of 52 villages, and 14 bedouin localities. The Israeli Zionists destroyed all of these villages and bedouin localities with the exception of 'Ablein, Shefa 'Amr, 'Ibtin, 'Ara and 'Ar'ara, Kafer Qare'a, 'Aseifa, and Dalyat al-Karmel (Palestinian Druze village).
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Haifa City

Haifa located on the Mediterranean Sea. Population: 70,000 Palestinians, most of whom were evicted from their homes in 1948 after threats to kill them. All their houses and lands were subsequently stolen by Jews who settled in them.

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Villages of Haifa District:

  1. Abu Shusha

    Abu Shoushah located 15.5 miles SE of Haifa. Population: 720. Obliterated in 1948, with its 2,240 acres added to the Jewish settlement of Mishmar Ha'emeq.

  2. Abu Zurayq

    Abu Zuraiq located 14 miles SE of Haifa. Population: 550. Obliterated in 1948; all its 1,623 acres were stolen.

  3. 'Amriyye
  4. 'Ara
  5. 'Arab al-Fuqara'
  6. 'Arab al-Nufay'at

    Arab Al Nufay’at located 31 miles south of Haifa. Population: 820. Obliterated in 1948, with the Jewish settlement of Giv’at Olga built on its 313 acres.

  7. 'Arab Zahrat al-Dumayri
  8. 'Ar'ara
  9. 'Atlit
  10. 'Ayn Ghazal

    Ein Ghazal located 15.5 miles south of Haifa. Population: 3,500. Obliterated in 1948, with the Jewish settlement of En Ayyala built on its 4,500 acres.

  11. 'Ayn Hawd

    Ein Hawd located 10.5 miles south of Haifa. Population: 650. Obliterated in 1948, with the Jewish settlements of En Hod and Nir Ezyon built on its 3,151 acres.

  12. Balad al-Shaykh

    Balad Al Shiekh located 3 miles SE of Haifa. Population: 4,120. Obliterated in 1948, all its 2,308 acres were stolen and divided between Haifa and the Jewish settlement of Nesher.

  13. Barrat Qisarya
  14. Basmat Tab'un
  15. Beit Lehem
  16. Burayka

    Al Buraikah located 24 miles south of Haifa. Population: 290. Obliterated in 1948; all its 725 acres were stolen.

  17. Burayka, al-Sindiyanat
  18. al-Burj, Khirbat
  19. al-Butaymat

    Al Butaimat located 21 miles SE of Haifa. Population: 110. Obliterated in 1948; all its 1,080 acres were stolen.

  20. Buweishat
  21. Daliyat al-Carmel
  22. Daliyat al-Rawha'

    Daliat Al Rawha’a located 15.5 miles SE of Haifa. Population: 280. Obliterated in 1948; all its 2,502 acres were stolen.

  23. al-Damun, Khirbat

    Khirbat Al Damoun located 8 miles SE of Haifa. Population: 340. Obliterated in 1948, all its 699 acres were stolen.

  24. Dar al-Hannoun
  25. al-Dumayri
  26. Fureidis
  27. al-Ghubayya al-Fawqa

    Al Ghubayyah/ Upper located 15.3 miles SE of Haifa. Population: 150. Obliterated in 1948; all its 516 acres were stolen.

  28. al-Ghubayya al-Tahta

    Al Ghubayyah/ Lower located 15 miles SE of Haifa. Obliterated in 1948, with its 1,045 acres added to the Jewish kibbutz Mishmar Ha'emeq.

  29. Hajajra
  30. Hawsha

    Hoshah located 8.7 miles east of Haifa. Population: 400. Obliterated in 1948; all its 1,250 acres were stolen.

  31. Hilf
  32. al-Humeira
  33. I'billin
  34. Ibtin
  35. Ijzim

    Ijzem located 17.4 miles south of Haifa. Population: 2,970. Obliterated in 1948 with the Jewish settlement of Kerem Maharal built on its 11,726 acres of stolen land.

  36. 'Isfiya
  37. Jaba'

    Jaba’a located 13 miles south of Haifa. Population: 1,140. The village was bombarded from air on July 7, 1948, and later completely obliterated, with the Jewish settlements of Geva Karmel and Zeruea built on its 1,753 acres.

  38. al-Jalama
  39. Jeida
  40. Ka'abiyya
  41. al-Kababir
  42. Kabara
  43. Kafr Lam

    Kfar Lam located 16 miles south of Haifa. Population: 240. Obliterated in 1948, with the Jewish settlement of Habonim built on its 1,710 acres.

  44. Kafr Qari'
  45. al-Kafrayn

    Al Kafrayn located 18.6 miles SE of Haifa. Population: 920. Obliterated in 1948; all its 2,721 acres were stolen.

  46. al-Kasayir, Khirbat

    Qisariyah located 26 miles SSW of Haifa, on the sea shore. Population: 960. Obliterated in 1948, with the Jewish settlement of Or’aqiva built on its 7,697 acres.

  47. Kh. Jisr al-Zarqa
  48. Kh. Ras Ali
  49. Kh. al-Shomariya
  50. Kh. Umm al-'Alaq
  51. Khawalid

    Khuldah located 24 miles SE of Haifa. Population: 290. Obliterated in 1948, with the Jewish kibbutz Even Yizhao built on its 589 acres.

  52. Khirbat al-Maqura
  53. Khubbayza
  54. al-Khureiba
  55. Lid, Khirbat

    Khirbat Lidd located 21.7 miles SE of Haifa. Population: 640. Obliterated in 1948; all its 893 acres were stolen.

  56. al-Manara
  57. al-Manara, Khirbat
  58. Manshiyet Zabda/Sa'ayda
  59. al-Mansi

    Al Mansi located 18 miles SE of Haifa. Population: 1,200. Obliterated in 1948; all its 3,068 acres were stolen.

  60. al-Mansura
  61. al-Mansura, Khirbat
  62. al-Mazar

    Al Mazar/Haifa located 12 miles south of Haifa. Population: 210. Obliterated in 1948; all its 1,780 acres were stolen.

  63. al-Naghnaghiyya

    Al Naghnaghiyyah located 15.5 miles SE of Haifa. Population: 693. Obliterated in 1948; all its 1,465 acres were stolen.

  64. Qannir

    Qanneer located 25 miles SE of Haifa. Population: 750. Obliterated in 1948, with the Jewish settlement of Regavim built on its 2,820 acres.

  65. Qira

    Qeerah Wa Qamoun located 14.6 miles SW of Haifa. Population: 250. Obliterated in 1948; all of its lands were stolen.

  66. Qisarya
  67. Qumbaza, Khirbat
  68. Qusqus
  69. al-Rihaniyya
  70. Sabbarin

    Sabbareen located 21.7 miles south of Haifa. Population: 1,700. Obliterated in 1948, with the Jewish settlement of Ammiqam built on its 5,375 acres.

  71. Safsafa
  72. al-Sarafand

    Al Sarafand located 15.5 miles south of Haifa. Population: 290. Obliterated in 1948, with the Jewish settlement of Aerufa built on its 1,352 acres.

  73. al-Sarkas, Khirbat
  74. Sarkis
  75. Sa'sa', Khirbat
  76. al-Sawamir
  77. Shafa Amr
  78. al-Shuna, Khirbat
  79. al-Sindiyana

    Al Sindiyyanah located 21.7 miles south of Haifa. Population: 1,250. Obliterated in 1948, with the Jewish reservation of Ya’ar Allona built in 1949 on its 3,543 acres.

  80. Tab'un
  81. Tab'un / Destroyed

    Tabou’n located 11 miles SE of Haifa. Population: 239. Obliterated in 1948, with the Jewish settlement of Oiryat Tiv’on built on its 18 acres.

  82. al-Tantura

    Al Tantorah located 18.6 miles south of Haifa. Population: 1,490. Obliterated in 1948, with the Jewish settlements of Dor and kibbutz Nahsholim built on its 2,880 acres.

  83. al-Tira
  84. Umm al-Qutaf
  85. Umm al-Sahali
  86. Umm al-Shawf
  87. Umm al-Zinat

    Umm Al Zaynat located 16.7 miles SE of Haifa. Population: 1,470. Obliterated in 1948, with the Jewish settlement of Elyaqim built on its 5,514 acres.

  88. Wa'arat al-Sarris
  89. Wadi 'Ara

    Wadi Aarahi located 33.5 miles south of Haifa. Population: 230. Obliterated in 1948, with the Jewish kibbutz Barqay built on its 2,194 acres.

  90. Waldheim (Umm al-'Amad)

    Um Al Amad located 11 miles SE of Haifa. Population: 265. Obliterated in 1948, with the Jewish settlement of Allone’abba built on its 2,281 acres.

  91. Yajur
  92. al-Zubeidat
Source: Palestine 1948
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