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Finland country profile

Finland snapshot

Size: 338,000 km2

Population: 5.3 million

Year of EU Entry: 1995

In the Schengen Area: Yes

Protection Status Granted: 1,271 (2011)

Resettlement Scheme: Programme (1985)

Resettlement Quota:  750 refugees/year

Resettled Refugees: 626 (2011)

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