Rafat, Salfit

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For the town in the Jerusalem Governorate, see Rafat.
Rafat
Other transcription(s)
 • Arabic رفات
 • Also spelled Rafat (official)
Rafat is located in the Palestinian territories
Rafat
Rafat
Location of Rafat within the Palestinian territories
Coordinates: 32°04′41″N 35°02′43″E / 32.07806°N 35.04528°E / 32.07806; 35.04528Coordinates: 32°04′41″N 35°02′43″E / 32.07806°N 35.04528°E / 32.07806; 35.04528
Governorate Salfit
Government
 • Type Village Council
Population (2007)
 • Jurisdiction 1,861

Rafat (Arabic: رفات‎) is a Palestinian town located in the Salfit Governorate in the northern West Bank, 38 kilometers southwest of Nablus. According to the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics, it had a population of 1,861 in 2007.[1]

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In a census conducted in 1922 by the British Mandate authorities, Rafat had a population of 92, all Muslim.[2]

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