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Mahmoud Abbas (Abu Mazen) Nabil Ali Shaath Hayel Abdul Hamid Ahmad Abdul Rahman Shafiq Habib Said Khoury      

District of Safad

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

Where Was The District of Safad Located?

District of Safad is located in the northern part of Palestine 1948, north of Tiberias district, as shown on the map.

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Villages of Safad District:

  1. Abil al-Qamh

    Abel Al Qamh located 20.5 miles NE of Safad. Population: 330. Obliterated in 1948, with the Jewish settlement of Yuval built on its 829 acres.

  2. al-'Abisiyya

    Al Abbasiyah located 15.5 miles NE of Safad on Banyas River near the Syrian border. Population: 830. Obliterated in 1948; all its 3,857 acres were stolen.

  3. 'Akbara
  4. 'Alma

    Alma located 6 miles north of Safad. Population: 950. Obliterated in 1948, with the Jewish settlement of Alma built on its 4,937 acres.

  5. 'Ammuqa

    Ammouqah located 3.7 miles NE of Safad. Population: 140. Obliterated in 1948; all its 644 acres were stolen.

  6. 'Arab al-Shamalina

    Arab Al Shmalinah located 14.9 miles SE of Safad. Population: 650. Obliterated in 1950; all its 4,173 acres, which were in the demilitarized zone, were stolen.

  7. 'Arab al-Zubayd

    Arab Al Zubayd located 15 miles NE of Safad. Population: 275. Obliterated in 1948; all its lands of 380 acres were stolen.

  8. 'Ayn al-Zaytun

    Ein Al Zytoun located 2.5 miles north of Safad. Population: 820. Obliterated on May 6,1948, with many of its Palestinian inhabitants massacred. The Jewish settlement of En Zetim was built on its 275 acres.

  9. Baysamun

    Baisamoun located NE of Safad near the shores of old lake Houlah. Population:50. Obliterated in 1948; all its 526 acres were stolen.

  10. Biriyya

    Biriah located just north of Safad. Population: 240. Obliterated in 1948; all its 1,370 acres were stolen.

  11. Buleida---
  12. al-Butayha
  13. al-Buwayziyya

    Al Buwaiziyah located 18.6 miles NE of Safad. Population: 510. Obliterated in 1948; all its 3,655 acres were stolen.

  14. Dallata

    Dallatan located 5 miles north of Safad. Population: 360. Obliterated in 1948, with the Jewish settlement of Dalton built on its 2,269 acres.

  15. al-Dawwara

    Al Dawwarh located 15.5 miles NE of Safad in north Houla plain. Population: 700. Obliterated in 1948; all its 1,368 acres were stolen.

  16. Dayshum

    Dayshoum located 8.7 miles north of Safad. Population: 590. Obliterated in 1948, with the Jewish settlement of Dishon built on its 5,761 acres.

  17. al-Dirbashiyya

    Al Darbashiyyah located 12.4 miles NE of Safad. Population: 310. Obliterated in 1948, with the Jewish settlement of Gonen built on its 721 acres.

  18. al-Dirdara
  19. Fara

    Farah located 8 miles NW of Safad. Population: 320. Obliterated in 1948; all its 182 acres were stolen.

  20. al-Farradiyya

    Farradiyyah located 6 miles SW of Safad. Population: 670 of whom 100 Palestinians were massacred when the Jews occupied it in 1948. Obliterated in 1948, with the Jewish settlement of Parod built on its 4,687 acres.

  21. Fir'im

    Fer'em located 4.3 miles NE of Safad. Population: 740. Obliterated in 1948, with the Jewish settlement of Hazor Ha Gelitit built on its 522 acres.

  22. Ghabbatiyya

    Ghabbayiyah located 10.5 miles NW of Safad. Population: 60. Obliterated in 1948; all its 733 acres were stolen.

  23. Ghajar
  24. Ghuraba

    Ghurabah located 16 miles NE of Safad. Population: 200. Obliterated in 1948, with the Jewish kibbutz Gonen built on its 738 acres.

  25. al-Hamra'
  26. Harrawi

    Khirbat Al Harrawi located 12.4 miles north of Safad. Population:174. Obliterated in 1948, with its 932 acres added to the Jewish settlement of Ramot Naftali.

  27. al-Hiqab
  28. Hunin

    Houneen located 26 miles north of Safad. Population: 1,620. Obliterated in 1948; all its 3,434 acres were stolen.

  29. Hurfeich
  30. al-Husayniyya

    Al Husseiniyah located 7.5 miles NE of Safad. Population: 170. Obliterated in 1948, with the Jewish settlement of Hulata built on its 538 acres.

  31. Jahula

    Jahoula located 8.7 miles NE of Safad. Population: 357. Obliterated in 1948; all its 967 acres were stolen.

  32. al-Ja'una

    Al Jaounah located 6 miles east of Safad. Population: 1,150. Obliterated in 1948; all its 210 acres were stolen.

  33. Jazayir al-Hindaj
  34. Jish
  35. Jubb Yusuf

    Jub youssef located 2.5 miles SE of Safad. Population: 170. Obliterated in 1948; all its 2,831 acres were stolen. In its place today are the pumping installations of the Jordan-Negev pipeline.

  36. Kafr Bir'im

    Kefar Biri'm located 10.5 miles NW of Safad. Population: 1,000, all Catholic (Maronite) Christians. Obliterated in 1953, with the Jewish kibbutz Bar'am built on its 3,063 acres.

  37. Karraza, Khirbat
  38. Kh. al-'Azaziyat

    Azeeziya located 19 miles NE of Safad. Population: 390. Obliterated in 1948; all its 102 acres were stolen.

  39. al-Khalisa

    Al Khalesah located 24.8 miles NE of Safad. Population: 1,840. Obliterated in 1948, with the Jewish settlement of Qiryat Shemona built on its 2,820 acres.

  40. Khan al-Duwayr
  41. al-Kharrar
  42. al-Khisas

    Al Khisas located 21.7 miles NE of Safad. Population: 530. Obliterated in 1948, with the Jewish settlement of Hagosherim built on its 1,244 acres.

  43. Khiyam al-Walid

    Khiyam Al Waleed located 15.5 miles NE of Safad. Population: 280. Obliterated in 1948, with the Jewish settlement of Lahovot Habashan built on its 1,079 acres.

  44. Kirad al-Baqqara

    Karad Al Baqqarah located 6 miles NE of Safad, in the demilitarized zone with Syria. Population: 350. Obliterated in 1951; all its 535 acres were stolen.

  45. Kirad al-Ghannama

    Karad Al Ghannamah located 5.6 miles NE of Safad. Population: 360. Obliterated in 1951, with the Jewish settlement of Ayyelet Ha Shahar built on its 950 acres.

  46. Lazzaza

    Lazzazah (Safad District) located in extreme north of Palestine on Hesbani River. Population: 230. Obliterated in 1948; all its 161 acres were stolen.

  47. Madahil
  48. al-Malikiyya

    Al Malkiyyah located 22.6 miles north of Safad. Population: 360. Obliterated in 1948, with the Jewish kibbutz Malkiyyah built in 1949 on its 1,832 acres.

  49. Mallaha

    Al Mallahah located 15.5 miles NE of Safad. Population: 890. Obliterated in 1948; all its 463 acres were stolen.

  50. al-Manara
  51. al-Manshiyya
  52. al-Mansura
  53. Mansurat al-Khyat

    Mansourat Al Khyat located 6 miles east of Safad. Obliterated in 1948, with the Jewish kibbutz Kefar Ha Nasi built on its 1,684 acres.

  54. Marus

    Marous located 5.6 miles NE of Safad. Obliterated in 1948 after its population of 80 Palestinians were evicted from their homes, and their lands stolen.

  55. Mazari' al-Daraja
  56. Meis
  57. Mirun

    Mayroun located 6 miles SW of Safad. Population: 290. Obliterated in 1948, with the Jewish settlement of Meron built on its 238 acres.

  58. al-Muftakhira

    Al Miftakhirah located NE of Safad 2 miles from the Syrian border. Population:350. Obliterated in 1948; all of its 1,405 acres were stolen.

  59. Mughr al-Druz
  60. Mughr al-Khyat

    Mughr Al Khyat located 9.3 miles NE of Safad. Obliterated in 1948; all its 1,561 acres were stolen.

  61. al-Muntar, Khirbat
  62. al-Nabi Yusha'

    Al Nabi Youshaa located 19 miles NE of Safad. Population: 70. Obliterated in 1948; all its 904 acres were stolen.

  63. al-Na'ima

    Al Na'emah located 13 miles NE of Safad. Population: 1,420. Obliterated in 1948; all its 1,185 acres were stolen.

  64. Nomards
  65. Qabba'a

    Qabb'ah located 7.4 miles NE of Safad. Population: 460. Obliterated in 1948; all its 3,454 acres were stolen.

  66. Qadas
  67. Qaddita

    Qaddita located 21 miles north of Safad. Population: 390. Obliterated in 1948; all its 2,535 acres were stolen.

  68. Qaytiyya

    Qatiyyah located 18 miles NE of Safad. Population: 940. Obliterated in 1948; its 1,298 acres were stolen and added to the Jewish settlement of Bet Hillel.

  69. al-Qudayriyya

    Al Qudayriyyah located 11 miles south of Safad. Population: 390. Obliterated in 1948; all its 3,122 acres were stolen.

  70. al-Ras al-Ahmar
  71. Rihaniya
  72. Sabalan

    Sabalan located 14.9 miles NW of Safad. Population: 70. Obliterated in 1948; all its 448 acres were stolen.

  73. Safsaf

    Al Safsaaf located 3 miles NE of Safad. Population: 910. Obliterated in 1948, with the Jewish settlement of Sifsufa built on its 1,848 acres.

  74. Saliha

    Salahah located 10.5 miles NW of Safad, near Lebanese border. Population: 1,070. Obliterated in 1948, with the Jewish settlement of Yir'on built on its 2,934 acres.

  75. al-Salihiyya

    Al Salhiyyah located 11.8 miles NE of Safad. Population: 1,520. Obliterated in 1948; all its 1,402 acres were stolen.

  76. al-Sammu'i

    Al Samou’i located 3 miles west of Safad. Population: 310. Obliterated in 1948, with the Jewish settlement of Kefar Shmmay built on its 3,784 acres.

  77. al-Sanbariyya

    Al Sanbariyyah located 17.4 miles north of Safad. Population: 130. Obliterated in 1948; all its 633 acres were stolen.

  78. Sa'sa'

    Sa'as'a located 9.3 miles NW of Safad. Population: 1,130. Obliterated in 1948, with the Jewish settlement of Sasa built on its 3,699 acres.

  79. al-Shawka al-Tahta

    Shokah Al Tahita located 21.7 miles NE of Safad, near Dan. Population:200. Obliterated in 1948; all its 533 acres were stolen.

  80. al-Shuna

    Al Shounah located 6 miles south of Safad. Population: 170. Obliterated in 1948; all its 915 acres were stolen.

  81. Taytaba

    Taytaba located 6 miles north of Safad. Population: 530. Obliterated in 1948, all its 2,113 acres were stolen.

  82. Tuba Zangariya
  83. Tuba/'Arab al-Hayb
  84. Tulayl

    Tulayl located 10.5 miles NE of Safad. Population: 170. Obliterated in 1948, with the Jewish settlements of Yesud and Ha-Ma'ala built on its 1,005 acres.

  85. al-'Ulmaniyya

    Al ulmaniyyah located 14.3 miles NE of Safad. Population: 260. Obliterated in 1948; all its 292 acres were stolen.

  86. al-'Urayfiyya
  87. al-Wayziyya
  88. Yarda

    Yarda located 4.4 miles NE of Safad. Population: 100.Obliterated in 1948, with the Jewish settlement of Hazor built on its 342 acres.

  89. al-Zahiriyya al-Fauq'a
  90. al-Zahiriyya al-Tahta

    Al Dhahiriyah Altahta located 2 miles SW of Safad. Population: 350. Obliterated in 1948; all its 1,693 acres were stolen.

  91. al-Zanghariyya

    Al Zanghariyyah located 3 miles east of Safad. Population: 840. Obliterated in 1948, with the Jewish settlement of Elifeletit built on its 6,980 acres.

  92. al-Zawiya

    Al Zawiyyah located 12.4 miles NE of Safad. Population: 760. Obliterated in 1948, with the Jewish settlement of Ne'ot Mordekhay built on its 989 acres.

  93. al-Zuq al-Fawqani

    Al Zouq Al Foquani located 20.5 miles north of Safad, near Lebanese border. Population 150. Obliterated in 1958, with the Jewish settlement of Mayan Baruch built on its 458 acres.

  94. al-Zuq al-Tahtani

    Al Zouq Al Tahtani located 18.6 miles north of Safad. Population: 1,050. Obliterated in 1948, with the Jewish settlement of Bet Hillel built on its 2,908 acres.
Source: Palestine 1948
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