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Denmark country profile

Denmark snapshot

Size: 43,094 km2

Population: 5.5 million

Year of EU Entry: 1973

In the Schengen Area: Yes

Protection Status Granted: 2,250 (2011)

Resettlement Scheme: Programme (1978)

Resettlement Quota: 1500 refugees/3 years

Resettled Refugees: 516 (2011)  

Source: The information about the size, population, in the Schengen area, and year of EU entry is taken from