Where is Lod Located?
Lydda or Lod is a city in the centre of the former British Mandate territory of Palestine. In the course of the founding of the state of Israel, one of the most cruel expulsions and massacres of Muslims took place here.
What Country is Lod in?
The city is located about 20 km east of Tel Aviv on the Ajalon River. Until 1948, the city had the Arabic name Lydda and was almost exclusively inhabited by Muslims.
Already in biblical times, the city was an important transport hub due to its location on the road from Jaffa to Jerusalem.