Kawfakha


Kawfakha

Kawfakha' was a Palestinian village that was captured by Israel during the 1948 Arab-Israeli war.

Kawfakha
DistrictDistrict of Gaza
Location19 km east of Gaza
Israeli occupation dateMay 30, 1948
Israeli military operationOperation Barak?
Israeli attacking brigadeNegev Brigade
Remaining population after occupation0
Remaining structures after occupationA mosque
Population
1596 1931 1945
n/a 317 500
Number of houses1931: 56
Historical names
Canaanite name n/a
Roman name n/a
Crusader name n/a
Israeli localitiesNir Aqiva
Public structuresA mosque, a school

See also

* List of villages depopulated during the 1948 Arab-Israeli war

References

* [http://www.palestineremembered.com/Gaza/Kawfakha/index.html Palestine Remembered - Kawfakha]


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