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

DistrictDistrict of Acre
Location11 km northeast of Acre
Israeli occupation dateJuly 15-16, 1948
Israeli military operationOperation Dekel
Israeli attacking brigadeSeventh Brigade and the First Batallion of the Carmeli Brigade
Remaining population after occupationThe Druze population remained
Remaining structures after occupationthe mosque and the boy school
Population1596: 215, 1931: 894, 1945: 1,240
Number of houses1931: 212
Historical names
Caananite name n/a
Roman name Kefar Amqa
Crusader name n/a
Israeli settlementAmqa
Public structuresA mosque and a boy school

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