Dayr 'Amr

Dayr 'Amr
Dayr 'Amr
Dayr 'Amr is located in Mandatory Palestine
Dayr 'Amr
District Jerusalem
Coordinates 31°46′37.15″N 35°05′47.35″E / 31.7769861°N 35.0964861°E / 31.7769861; 35.0964861Coordinates: 31°46′37.15″N 35°05′47.35″E / 31.7769861°N 35.0964861°E / 31.7769861; 35.0964861
Population 10 (1945)
Area 3,072 dunums
Date of depopulation July 17, 1948
Cause(s) of depopulation
Current localities Eitanim

Dayr 'Amr was a Palestinian Arab village in the District of Jerusalem. It was depopulated during the 1948 Arab-Israeli War on July 17, 1948 by the Fourth Battalion of the Har'el Brigade, during the second stage of Operation Dan. It was located 12.5 km west of Jerusalem. Dayr 'Amr was named after a local sage known by al-Sa'i 'Amr and a shrine was in the village dedicated to him.

In 1931, the village had a population of 434, however only 10 people were recorded in 1945.


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