Khirbet al-Deir

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Khirbet al-Deir
Other transcription(s)
 • Arabic خربة الدير
Khirbet al-Deir is located in the Palestinian territories
Khirbet al-Deir
Khirbet al-Deir
Location of Khirbet al-Deir within the Palestinian territories
Coordinates: 31°39′07″N 35°12′39″E / 31.65194°N 35.21083°E / 31.65194; 35.21083Coordinates: 31°39′07″N 35°12′39″E / 31.65194°N 35.21083°E / 31.65194; 35.21083
Governorate Bethlehem
 • Type Village council
Population (2006)
 • Jurisdiction 1,564

Khirbet al-Deir (Arabic: خربة الدير‎‎) is a Palestinian town located ten kilometers south of Bethlehem. The town is in the Bethlehem Governorate of central West Bank. According to the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics, the town had a population of over 1,564 in mid-year 2006.[1]

Since the Six-Day War in 1967, the town has been under Israeli occupation. The population in the 1967 census conducted by the Israeli authorities was 301.[2]


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