Al-Jiyya


Al-Jiyya

Infobox Former Arab villages in Palestine
name=al-Jiyya


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arname=الجية
meaning=
altSp=al-Jeya
district=gz
population=1,230
popyear=1945
area=8,506
areakm=8.5
cause=M
curlocl=Beit Shikma, Ge'a
date=November 4, 1948

al-Jiyya ( _ar. الجية, also transliterated Algie) was a Palestinian village that was depopulated during the 1948 Arab-Israeli War. Located 19 kilometers northeast of Gaza City, according to a 1945 census, the village had a population of 1,230. The village was captured by Israel's Giv'ati Brigade on 4 November 1948 during Operation Yoav.

ee also

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

References

* [http://www.palestineremembered.com/Gaza/al-Jiyya/index.html al-Jiyya] , PalestineRemembered.com, retrieved 2008-05-17


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