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Contrary to popular belief, the majority of the checkpoints in the West Bank are not between the West Bank and internationally recognized Israeli borders, but rather within the Palestinian West Bank, most of them between Palestinian towns and villages. (Source: MIFTAH). Road obstacles (including checkpoints, roadblocks, trenches, etc) have slightly decreased since 2009, totaling about 505 today (down from 626) in the West Bank (an area the size of Delaware). Palestinian travel remains almost as difficult as before according to the United Nations.