|Founded by||Luigi Barlassina|
Deir Rafat (Arabic: دير رفات, Hebrew: דיר ראפאת) is a Catholic monastery and former Palestinian Arab village in central Israel, 26 kilometers west of Jerusalem. Located to the northwest of Beit Shemesh, it falls under the jurisdiction of Mateh Yehuda Regional Council. In 2011, it had a population of 66.
The monastery was established in 1927 by the Latin patriarch Luigi Barlassina.
- Population by settlement Central Bureau of Statistics
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