Line of Separation

In 2002, Israel began constructing a 456-mile barrier to separate it from nearly all the Palestinian population of the West Bank. Click on the map below for a detailed look at the barrier system.

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SOURCES: B'Tselem, OCHA, Peace Now, Bimkom, Israel Defense Forces, Israeli Defense Ministry, United Nations, Washington Post Jerusalem bureau staff | GRAPHIC: Reporting By Dita Smith, Map By Gene Thorp And Nathaniel Vaughn Kelso, Graphic By Todd Lindeman, The Washington Post | INTERACTIVE: Joe Hadley for washingtonpost.com

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