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Denmark Transnational Issues Profile 2017

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Disputes - internationalIceland, the UK, and Ireland dispute Denmark's claim that the Faroe Islands' continental shelf extends beyond 200 nm; sovereignty dispute with Canada over Hans Island in the Kennedy Channel between Ellesmere Island and Greenland; Denmark (Greenland) and Norway have made submissions to the Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf (CLCS) and Russia is collecting additional data to augment its 2001 CLCS submission
Refugees and internally displaced personsrefugees (country of origin): 18,215 (Syria) (2016)
stateless persons: 7,610 (2016)

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on July 9, 2017

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