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France country profile

France snapshot

 Size: 550,000 km2

Population: 64.3 million

Year of EU Entry: 1952

In the Schengen Area: Yes

Protection Status Granted: 10,702 (2011)

Resettlement Scheme: Ad hoc and Programme (2008)

Resettlement Quota: 100 files/year

Resettled Refugees: 1,094 (2010) 

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