Rafat

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For the town in the Salfit Governorate, see Rafat, Salfit.
Rafat
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 • Arabic رافات
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Rafat is located in the Palestinian territories
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Location of Rafat within Palestine
Coordinates: 31°52′14″N 35°11′32″E / 31.87056°N 35.19222°E / 31.87056; 35.19222Coordinates: 31°52′14″N 35°11′32″E / 31.87056°N 35.19222°E / 31.87056; 35.19222
Governorate Jerusalem
Government
 • Type Village Council
Area
 • Jurisdiction 3,773 dunams (3.8 km2 or 1.5 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Jurisdiction 2,100

Rafat (Arabic: رافات‎) is a Palestinian town, located approximately 4 km (2.5 mi) southwest of the city of Ramallah in the central West Bank in the northern Jerusalem Governorate. According to the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics, it had a population of 2,100 in 2006.[1] Its total land area consists of 3,773 dunams.

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