Kakun

Local nameתל קאקון
LocationCentral District, Israel

Qaqun was a Palestinian Arab village located 6 kilometers northwest of the city of Tulkarm at the only entrance to Mount Nablus from the coastal Sharon plain.Evidence of organized settlement in Qaqun dates back to the period of Assyrian rule in the region. Ruins of a Crusader and Mamluk castle still stand at the site. Qaqun was continuously inhabited by Arabs since at least as early as the Mamluk period and was depopulated during a military assault by Israeli forces during the 1948 Arab-Israeli war.

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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qaqun

Coordinates 32°21'33.873" N 34°59'42.751" E

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