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This article is about the Palestinian village depopulated in 1948. For the Circassian village in modern day Israel, see Rehaniya.
Also spelled Rihaniya, -al[1]
Subdistrict Haifa

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Palestine grid 158/225
Population 240 (1945)
Date of depopulation Not known[1]

Al-Rihaniyya was a Palestinian Arab village in the Haifa Subdistrict. It was depopulated during the 1947–1948 Civil War in Mandatory Palestine on April 30, 1948 as part of the Battle for Mishmar ha-'Emeq. It was located 25 km southeast of Haifa and 3 km northwest of Wadi al-Mileh.

In 1945 the village had a population of 240. al-Rihaniyya had an elementary school for boys founded in 1888, but it was closed during the British Mandate period.


  1. ^ a b Morris, 2004, p. xviii, village #163. Gives both date and cause of depopulation as "Not known".



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