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Fara, Safad

Fara
Arabic فارة
Subdistrict Safad
Coordinates

33°03′57.01″N 35°27′29.04″E / 33.0658361°N 35.4580667°E / 33.0658361; 35.4580667Coordinates: 33°03′57.01″N 35°27′29.04″E / 33.0658361°N 35.4580667°E / 33.0658361; 35.4580667{{#coordinates:33|03|57.01|N|35|27|29.04|E|type:city_region:IL |primary |name=

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Palestine grid 193/274
Population 320 (1945)
Area 7,229[1] dunams
7.23 km²
Date of depopulation October 30, 1948[2]
Cause(s) of depopulation Military assault by Yishuv forces

Fara (Arabic: فارة) was a Palestinian Arab village in the Safad Subdistrict. It was depopulated during the 1948 Arab-Israeli War on October 30, 1948 under Operation Hiram. It was located 11.5 km north of Safad on the Wadi al-Fara.

In 1596 it had a population of 281. In 1945 it had a population of 320.

References

  1. Hadawi, 1970, p. 69
  2. Morris, 2004, p. xvi, village #35. Also gives cause of depopulation.

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