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Subdistrict Tiberias
Palestine grid 204/254
Population 380 (1945)
Date of depopulation Not known[1]

Al-Samakiyya was a Palestinian Arab village in the Tiberias Subdistrict. It was depopulated during the 1947–1948 Civil War in Mandatory Palestine on May 4, 1948 under Operation Matat. It was located 11 km northeast of Tiberias, near the Wadi al-Wadabani.

In 1945, the village had a population of 380. al-Samakiyya had an Italian monastery, a Franciscan church, and a Greek Orthodox church .


  1. Morris, 2004, p.xvii, village #373. Gives both date and cause of depopulation as "Not known"



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