Rawabi is 9 km north of Ramallah. The town of Birzeit, home to one of Palestine’s leading universities, is less than 4 km to the south of Rawabi. Rawabi is 25 km to the north of Al-Quds University in Jerusalem and same distance to the south of Al-Najah University in Nablus. From the hilltops of Rawabi, there is a panoramic view of the Mediterranean's eastern coastal line, located 40 kilometers to the west. The Jordanian capital, Amman, is 70 kilometers to the east of Rawabi.
Numerous Palestinian villages, nine of which are immediately adjacent, surround Rawabi. Rawabi will have a positive impact on the economic performance, infrastructure, and public services of these surrounding villages.